Dude Perfect, have you seen this kid? (HT: Kevin DeYoung) http://youtu.be/qmMbm78sEB4 If you aren't aware of Dude Perfect... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqojIuOdJ3k&feature=share&list=PL78596A4F8E36D8D9
Top ten lists. That is what the last week of December is for, right? I should probably get in on the action before it's too late. Without further adieu, here are the top ten posts from this small corner of the blogosphere. Thank you all for reading. I am truly humbled. 10. Your Words Have … Continue reading My Top 10 Posts of 2011
A gripping story from Sports Illustrated about an Omaha man who unjustly spent 25 years in the Iowa State Pen for murder. Here was an eye-opening paragraph: Harrington recalls the prison experience with a string of "de" words: demoralizing, degrading, dehumanizing. He has stories of gang fights and riots and inmates throwing feces on guards. … Continue reading Terry Harrington spent 25 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit
This is an article from last year written by Greg Doyel of CBS Sports. Doyel writes about the so-called "anti-abortion" ad that Focus on the Family ran with Tim Tebow and his mother during the Super Bowl. Basically, he wrote that it was wrong to run a 30-second "political" ad during the Super Bowl. He … Continue reading Do you avoid what is serious, controversial, and eternal?
Sports can be awful for spiritual development. But they can be beneficial (and fun!) if you enjoy them in perspective. They have the potential of being especially sanctifying for a young man who lives and dies with his team, for God uses sports to humble and teach. Anyone who has played golf knows this. The … Continue reading How the Texas Longhorns Taught Me About Life
Today was big. I mean, really big. This week could possibly go down as one of the greatest days in college athletics. And if you, like me, are a Nebraska athletics fan, then you will probably agree. Today, the University of Colorado Buffaloes announced they will be joining the Pacific 10 conference. This will get … Continue reading Is this week the greatest week in the history of college sports/football?
I used to hate soccer. I thought it was for Europeans who didn't have the coordination to play American sports. Then I lived in South Africa and was continually schooled by kids half my age who did things with a soccer ball with their feet that I can't even do with my hands. After a … Continue reading The stories you won’t read about will matter the most.
Here's a few thoughts and links to start off the week: The Superbowl ads were kind of lame this year. But VW's SuperBowl commercial was the best, in my opinion. You heard it here last, but I bet Peyton Manning will be having literal nightmares about that 4th quarter pick-six for months. David Sills, a … Continue reading Monday Musings