…it doesn’t get much sweeter than that and about time after all the grief we’ve had to endure.
Archive for the 'Football' Category
Mike Kendall puts the tragedy that occurred at Anfield last night into perspective. I still think we were robbed!
***Note: When I use the word ‘football’ I’m not referring to the American variety – a sport in which the ball hardly ever touches the foot – instead I’m referring to soccer – a sport in which ones foot is regularly engaged***
Now I know Christians are not supposed to believe in superstitions and all but here’s a guaranteed way to jinx your favourite football team and condemn them to rubbish performances. Its simple really. Use your favourite football team as a sermon illustration about what real consistent quality looks like. I did it and it worked! After a string of near-perfect results Arsenal drew at home 1-1 with the mighty giants of English football: Birmingham!
I’ve had a very relaxing weekend, Arsenal won and Man Utd lost so all is good in the world of football (and that’s not that weird sport that you Americans play where the ball barely ever touches your foot). Amongst the lazy happenings of this weekend there were a few links that caught my eye:
John Piper responds to what I thought were some silly comments by Ben Witherington.
Tim Chester is telling stories for a non-book culture.
Spirituality is being discussed at Emergent Africa. The definitions of spirituality being tossed around seem somewhat undefined to me, don’t you think?
Perspective from a different angle: An atheist shares about how his atheism has given him new found respect for nature. I found this fascinating yet I was also deeply saddened by it as I thought about the numerous Psalms penned about the glory of God revealed in nature.
I’m off to a place near Hermanus for the weekend to hang out with some of the young professionals from my church and hear some great Bible teaching on the book of Proverbs. I’ll try check in again on Sunday evening. Have a great weekend everyone.
Oh and you Man United fans out there: The Gunners are coming…
Drew Goodmanson has some more great stuff on Church Planting, and what to do with more established churches.
How to cure writer’s block – some tips.
Chris talks about beating the wife of Christ, with some insight from Ed Stetzer
…and best news of the day: Sulky Jose has left Chelsea and the English Premiership.
I know that strictly speaking this has got nothing to do with theology, but it’s my blog and its worth posting about anyway.
Arsenal come from 1-0 down to defeat Manchester United 2-1 with a beauty from on Thierry Henry 2 minutes into injury time. Can it get any better? Come on you Gunners!