Category Archives: Sports

Keller > Kobe

Keller > Kobe. We are not compatible with our spouses because we are spiritually broken by sin and are self-centered. “‘Why should neurotic, selfish, immature people suddenly become angels when they fall in love…?’ That is why a good marriage is … Continue reading

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A Good Example of Playing Sports Hard with Jesus as King

Sort of related to my post on Friday regarding sports and idolatry, here’s a good example of Jesus as King as you play basketball at the highest level and what matters most in life. How do you play hard without … Continue reading

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When You Worship Your Sports Team as God, You Make Stupid Sacrifices

This may be an extreme case of sports worship. Two Dodger fans beat up and assaulted three Giants fans and left one hurt pretty bad (story here). It is certainly further along the sinful line of rebellion. There actions reveal … Continue reading

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LeBron James: “I’m not a sore loser.”

LeBron James said according to David Aldridge: “I look at the handshake like this,” he said. “During the regular season, no one ever says anything. We play 82 regular-season games, eight preseason games, guys at the end of the game, … Continue reading

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Lebron James diminishes his greatness by trying foolishly to protect it

Picture taken from here (HT: Dan Steinberg) It is absolutely horrible that Lebron James, who was one of the players I liked most in the NBA would do another thing that shows his pride and self-centeredness.  I must remind myself … Continue reading

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Incongruence in my heart and the L.A. Lakers

I praise God for the L.A. Lakers and for them losing last night. That second phrase is hard to type in some ways since I am a Laker fan of the first order (Christianly-speaking), but it’s true. I am thankful … Continue reading

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Magic Johnson is the best point guard

The greatest point guard of all time.  I had to put this on my blog.  The last sentence pushed me over the edge.  I agree with it.  I know, I’m a Laker fan, but I agree.  What does this have … Continue reading

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Thoughts on God and the Laker Victory Last Night

I am a big Laker fan and praise God that they won. When they were down by 15 or something like that, I was frustrated and put my head on my wife’s shoulder and prayed that the Lakers would win. … Continue reading

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