November 24, 2017

Archives for June 2004

Pit Stop Update : You Don’t Make Me Crazy

Time for a “Pit Stop” update. (We’ll just give that little title to posts referring back to the original post about my Summer ’04 spiritual crisis. I’m not a NASCAR fan, btw, but in baseball we often talk about “fixing the flat,” so I can live with the title.) I’ll start by saying a huge […]

How we sound to those who don’t believe

Today I listened to the preacher in chapel. Really, really closely for a change. It probably wasn’t a good idea. See, God is giving me a gift. I’m starting to hear sermons like non-Christians hear them. I’m starting to feel what they feel, and it’s disconcerting. It’s scarey. Some of my Christian friends won’t like […]

The Ten Greatest Baseball Movies of All Time (?)

Christianity Today has some wonderful articles on film these days. (Hats off to CT for the increased attention to what most of us were told would send us straight to hell.) This week they have the “Ten Greatest Baseball Movies of All Time.” Since baseball is my therapy, and I want more of my peers […]

Wizards or Idiots? It’s your choice

Every time Baptist Press lights one up on the subject of Harry Potter, I want to hit the pause button and ask a few questions. Assume that a child has no one to help him/her understand what they are reading. Should we be more afraid of him/her reading Harry Potter or the Bible?