Monthly Archives: January 2013

Thinking through Co-Ed Combat

My five year old daughter sat in my lap last week and told me, “Daddy, when I grow up I think I want to be a doctor (her mother’s profession), a preacher (her father’s profession), or a rock star (ummm….).” … Continue reading

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Somebody tell Mr. Putin that the Cold War is over.

I’m a child of the Cold War. All of the bad guys in the best war movies from my childhood were communists, most likely from Russia.  I still remember when the Russians invaded America in Red Dawn.  I can’t bring … Continue reading

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Running the Disney Marathon: a parable of the sad Christian experience

Hi, my name is Rob.  And I’m an idiot. Fortunately, I believe my idiocy can be a teaching tool for others, so maybe there is some redemption in the following account. First, a little back story.  In 2009 I began … Continue reading

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Celebrating Dynasties in Faith & in Football

We are mere hours away from the 2013 BCS National Championship game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.  And I need to get something off my chest. Roll Tide! Now I feel better.  You see, … Continue reading

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Redemption and Les Miserables

Buttermilk has more culture than me. Not really the theater-going type, I caved to the pressure of all of my friends in the twitter sphere and took in Tom Hooper’s big screen rendition of Les Miserables.  The film was beautifully … Continue reading

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