Barriers to Engagement

On Sunday, we talked about Judges 4 and the idea that God wants us to join Him in actively fighting against injustice. Scripture is clear that God is passionate about His purposes in the world, and He is always on the side of those who are downtrodden and oppressed. As children of God, we are called to join Him in giving a voice to the voiceless and defending the defenseless. If ...

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Blink

It is estimated that people blink 22 times a minute. That adds up to around 8 million blinks a year (give or take a few thousand blinks depending on how much you sleep). It is a small mechanical movement of our eye lids that all humans experience, yet we rarely think about how significant life can be if we measure it by blinks of an eye. I am sure you ...

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Full-Court Press

This summer two of my favorite writers, Bill Simmons (a sports writer) and Malcolm Gladwell (author of Tipping Point, Blink and Outliers), came together on ESPN.com to do an email exchange (see it here) covering a variety of topics. One subject they discussed was an article Gladwell wrote for The New Yorker (see it here) on underdogs and how a basketball strategy known as the “full-court press” gives underdogs a ...

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