If You Can’t Beat ‘Em…

There appears to be a growing concern among researchers that our obsession with sports (at least in America) has moved it from “recreation” status of yesteryear to that of “folk religion” today.  If that’s true, then it makes sense that the Christian Church as a whole (as well as local churches) would be greatly affected….

The Highlights are not Enough

I’ve been a big NCAA March Madness fan ever since the 1979 match up of Magic Johnson’s Michigan State Spartans vs. Larry Bird’s Indiana State Sycamores.  I have watched many a basketball game since then, and filled out a ton of brackets (even before it was cool).  Now, my wife would rightly point out that…