Haiti, Suffering, and the Sovereignty of God

Whenever a catastrophic tragedy occurs anywhere in the world, I can always count on two things: first, the body of Christ knows how to pray and mobilize for the good of the suffering in need and second, Pat Robertson will say something stupid that the media will magnify. I won’t do their dirty work. Many a book and dissertation have been written about the mystery … Continue reading Haiti, Suffering, and the Sovereignty of God

Tiger’s Moment of Truth & Culture’s Lame Response

A fine mess. That’s the only way I can describe it. But instead of piling on to what is shaping up to be a laundry list of adulterous affairs on the part of the world’s greatest golfer, I focus instead on how the sports media has responded. I cannot tell you how many times I have heard sports reporters express more concern about seeing Tiger … Continue reading Tiger’s Moment of Truth & Culture’s Lame Response

What the Flip Is Wrong With Isiah Thomas?

As some of my older relatives back home would say, “Some folks done lost they mind!”  So I check out my Google news ticker thingie and read the news that Isiah Thomas and MSG (N.Y. Knicks) were found liable in a sexual harrassment lawsuit brought by a former female employee.  The whopping $11.6 million dollar judgment is not what bothers me. What has me royally … Continue reading What the Flip Is Wrong With Isiah Thomas?

Tim Stevens Clarifies the “50 Most Influential List” Controversy

Tim Stevens over at Leading Smart happens to be a friend of John Vaughan, president of Church Growth Today and confirmed that in fact, contrary to what the abpnews.com article tried to imply, Vaughan did in fact provide Jason Christy with the list of the 50 most influential churches.  In other words, the list is legit. Stevens went on to state that: John Vaughan is … Continue reading Tim Stevens Clarifies the “50 Most Influential List” Controversy