Category Archives: National Football League

The Super Bowl & Home Meetings!

Are you ready for the 52nd Super Bowl? LII. It’s almost time. A lot of people will be holding Super Bowl home meetings I have my Eagles uniform ready. I like to wear the uniform of spiritual eagles: “Clothe yourselves … Continue reading

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Statues & Knees (a paradox)

A poem about statues and knees: With statues we honor Men who took up arms In violent rebellion Against America; But we dishonor Those who simply kneel To protest police shootings Of unarmed men.

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A Cowboy in a Red Kettle / A Titan’s “one explanation”

“There is one explanation for why that ball went in and it’s because it was the Lord’s will for it to go in. Glory to God. What a day. You could give me 10 kicks from there and I don’t … Continue reading

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Radical (Back To The Roots) Church Is . . .

Church is a living message: *Christ alive from the dead; * actually present with us when we gather in His name; * personally directing the meeting and leading various people to share testimonies, gifts of the Spirit, Scriptures, prayers, etc. … Continue reading

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Congratulations! The NFL Draft Chooses You To Be A Playmaker

Congratulations!  You have been chosen in the first round of the 2012 NFL (Need For Love) Draft by Jesus Christ to be a playmaker for the International Kingdom Of God.  Now, learn your playbook (the Book of Acts) and do … Continue reading

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What’s More Exciting Than March Madness?

If you think that the Kentucky & Louisville and the Ohio State & Kansas games in this year’s college basketball Final Four are going to be exciting tomorrow night, here’s some great news for you. Church can be even more … Continue reading

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Bud’s Boldly Chasing Manning, But As For Me . . .

Observing the media circus of Bud Adams & the Tennessee Titans in hot pursuit of Peyton Manning makes me wonder . . . What would it be like if a group of people in Nashville began to publicly pursue Jesus … Continue reading

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