The greatest basketball player ever will never find life outside the game for the same reason he never found life in it. It's not there.
Tag Archives: Sports
It's too late when many finally realize their extreme idealism of marriage has given way to deep pessimism.
Just because dead-tree publications are in trouble doesn't mean people have stopped wanting to read complex stories.
Be prepared to shed tears as you read these stem-winding articles.
We won't be perfect, but we'll offer credible witness to the power of the gospel.
When he talks you want to strap on the spiritual helmet and get in the game.
Jon Shields at The Wall Street Journal has an interesting commentary on the recent death of former NBA center Manute Bol, his "radical Christianity," and the trite way sports journalists talk about redemption.
Both Sam Cook and Tom Krattenmaker identify the exclusivity of the Gospel as the key issue of their concern when it comes to Tim Tebow and any number of other prominent sports figures. Krattenmaker repeatedly stresses that he believes athletes should be free to express their faith. Nevertheless, he argues that belief in the exclusivity of the Gospel of Christ is out of bounds for such expression.
Writing for USA Today, Tom Krattenmaker isn't so sure conservative evangelicalism is all-together good for college and professional sports. While he lauds the civic-mindedness of many high profile Christian athletes, Krattenmaker is concerned with the exclusive claims many outspoken Christian athletes make with respect to salvation.