In the county where I reside, a local election is heating up for this November. The candidates are running ads in the local newspaper. There are signs. There are bumper stickers. There are hats and shirts. The political games have commenced, and the candidates are jockeying for position (literally their placement on the ballot as … More You Never Know
As a former athlete, I have heard over and over again the mantra “always be ready!” The concept of the next man up. Recently, I heard a story about a college basketball team that does not really have an established rotation of players. It utilizes particular match-ups with particular opponents and how particular players are … More Always Be Ready!
Recently, the conversation of perfection came up with the students of my church. We were discussing the perception of the church as a place of hypocrites versus the idea of the church as a bunch of sinners saved by grace. This conversation reminded me of when I played basketball in high school. My coach instituted … More Contradiction of Perfection