Desiring Boldness in the NFL

Desiring Boldness in the NFL

Desiring Boldness in the NFL

Sports. Mostly Football.
It's a new football season, which means a new Tuesday Morning Quarterback season. This year, Gregg Easterbrook can be found at NYTimes.com. Gregg has convinced me that going for a 4th down conversion is the logical move more often than most head coaches will admit, among other unorthodox strategies that have statistical support, but not the support of the "experts." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMk5sMHj58I You tell 'em, coach. The reason to make any call is to win the game, not to avoid uncomfortable questions from the press. Making fraidy cat decisions my point the blame of a loss at your kicker or the holder or what have you, but they seldom are instrumental in victory. You might win with them, but you just don't win because of them. Correlation does not equal causation.…
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Right Angles and French Cleats

Life
Dayna, Ana and I have moved to a new home in the rapidly growing city of Waukee, Iowa. We searched high and low, with fairly specific specifications that the right house would need to have in order for us to proclaim that it's the right house for us. More on that in a future post. Let me just say that finding the perfect house doesn't mean that you just move in furniture and call it done. Oh no. What that means is that you can now begin to customize it to your liking! Thus far, I have started my woodworking hobby by building shelves for the basement. They are 6' high, 2' deep and have at least enough room between the shelves for a standard tote to reside. The first one…
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Fantasy Woes

Life
First of all, here's my team logo. FWIW, I'm currently losing this week's game. 25-95. My #1 keeper from last year is Dez Bryant. My QB is Tony Romo. His backup is Eli Manning. It's only week 2 and I'm ready for sackcloth and ashes.
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Live and Learn

Life
I had been using a plugin to update my WordPress blog whenever I post to the CoffeeSwirls Google+ Page as a way to streamline my posting. Well, I finally got Jetpack to work, which is awesome because it unleashes so many options in the blog. One of those options is to take your WP post and post to Google+ on your behalf. So naturally, I jumped on it. I think you can see where this is going. Anyhoo, sorry about the avalanche of posts. I'm sure Alfred E. Newman is one face you don't care to ever see again.
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Open Question

Life
Open QuestionOK, fellow theonerds, I have a question about the image of God present in all of us. For the sake of discussion, let's look at this from a Genesis 2 angle, unaffected by the fall. Male and female alike, all of us are made in His image. I believe we are all fully made in God's image. But there are differences between men and women. Generally speaking men demonstrate certain attributes more than women, women demonstrate other attributes more than men. Is there a sense where a married couple is able to demonstrate the image and likeness of God to a greater degree than either the husband or wife would be able to show on their own? This was posted on Google+
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The Mark. What If?

Life
Just some food for thought. You can start by reading from the book of Revelation. I suggest you read the entire chapter, even the entire book, to get some context for what I have provided: Also it causes all, both small and great, both rich and poor, both free and slave, to be marked on the right hand or the forehead, so that no one can buy or sell unless he has the mark, that is, the name of the beast or the number of its name. (Revelation 13:16-17 ESV) What if the mark of the beast isn't a physical mark after all? What if it is something prominent about you that must be readily affirmable and associated with your strength (right hand) or your mind (forehead)? What if it…
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Today is the 30th anniversary of this landmark debate, which introduced many to presuppositional apologetics…

Life
Today is the 30th anniversary of this landmark debate, which introduced many to presuppositional apologetics. If you have two hours to spare (ha!) give it a listen!The Great Debate: Does God Exist? Dr. Greg Bahnsen versus Dr. Gordon SteinThe Great Debate: Does God Exist? Dr. Greg Bahnsen versus Dr. Gordon Stein At the University of CaliThis was posted on Google+
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