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HWJDI?: How Would Jesus Do it?

For Rent ProtestI’ve been thinking about some contrasts lately…

In Matthew 8:20 Jesus said, “Foxes have dens to live in, and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place even to lay his head.”

Creflo Dollar, an Atlanta “pastor,” has asked 200,000 people to “sow” $300 or more so his ministry can buy a Gulfstream G650 executive jet. The cost of the plane? A cool 65 million dollars! Wow… Continue reading HWJDI?: How Would Jesus Do it?

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Dodgers LogoWhen I woke up Wednesday morning, something was wrong. As I turned off the alarm a sudden pain shot down my right arm. As I slowly shook off the fog of morning, I took a quick self-assessment. I had a pain in my neck and right shoulder. I’ve felt it before, but I couldn’t remember when. There was a tightness when I turned my neck (what little bit of neck I have), and when I tried to stand up, everything hurt. Then it hit me. I knew what was wrong. I wasn’t dying, I had just pitched batting practice the night before! Continue reading Back to Coaching

Christmas Rant 2014

Beauty-Christmas-shopping-460x252On July 5th, Super Mega-Low-Crazy-Deal-Mart began putting up the decorations and ads for their Pre-Pre-Pre-Pre-Christmas/Chanukkah/Kwanzaa/Generic Holidays Sale. You could save a whopping 10 cents on the always needed Dr. Toothies Flossing Picks.

In September, the sales started in earnest. Super Mega-Low-Crazy-Deal-Mart kicked off their Pre-Pre-Pre-Christmas/Chanukkah/Kwanzaa/Generic Holidays Sale with a sale on all kinds of holiday related merchandise. Look! You can save $2 on an authentic, pre-wired tin foil Christmas tree that lights up and plays an electronic version of “Jingle Bells” or “What Child Is This.” It’s kind of hard to tell. Continue reading Christmas Rant 2014