Why I Didn’t Do Tailgate Communion This Year

With a poor play call and a fistfight, the football season ended last night. (Well, for those of us more interested in college football, the season ended on January 12.) This, combined with the blizzard that nixed any BBQ plans I might have had for the big game, reminded me of a blog post I meant to … Read more about Why I Didn’t Do Tailgate Communion This Year

This Sunday: Tailgate Church

About a year ago, I found myself tailgating at a Bears game with several others pastors on a Sunday afternoon. As we joined hundreds of other fans who were eating and drinking before entering the stadium, it occurred to me that what we were participating in was no less ritualized than the worship … Read more about This Sunday: Tailgate Church

Monday Morning Preacher: Jay Cutler and Leadership

The much anticipated NFC Championship game between longtime rivals Chicago and Green Bay turned out to be more hype than bite. Simply put, the Bears got their butts kicked. Thankfully, after a slow start, the Bears defense pulled themselves together and played a good game, otherwise the score would … Read more about Monday Morning Preacher: Jay Cutler and Leadership

As Much As I Care About Football, God Doesn’t

Last night the Auburn Tigers defeated the Oregon Ducks to win the BCS National Championship.  The game started off sloppy, providing another good argument against playing a championship game over a month after the end of the regular season.  And though the game ended in excitement, it could have … Read more about As Much As I Care About Football, God Doesn’t