Two Wrongs: Still Don’t Make a Right After All This Time

Posted by on May 5, 2012 in Blogroll, General Rant, Main, Methodism | 3 comments

The United Methodist Church just wrapped up the 2012 General Conference in Tampa, FL. I’m glad. You see, our denomination was starting to fray at the edges — and in some places very near the center. I found myself disgusted by some of the content I’ve been reading in blogs. I’ve been disappointed in clergy colleagues for their snide, snarky, and, in some cases, wrong and disrespectful treatment of others. One of our...

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Tacit Approval – Blood Money in Sports

Posted by on Mar 23, 2012 in Economics, General Rant, Pop Culture, Society at Large, Uncategorized | 0 comments

When I heard about the New Orleans Saints investigation involving multiple players and coaches, it sounded like just another scandal. This time, it involved players and coaches who were targeting players on opposing teams for injury. In some cases, the intent was to remove them for the game. Others were targeted for more lasting injuries. USA Today describes the bounty program in this way: The league found that the cash pool reached $50,000 or...

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