Friday, February 05, 2010

On watching the big game

Great stuff from C. J. Mahaney on how to watch the big game. I particularly loved his Tom Brady quote (FPC Hattiesburg people will hear it again): "Why do I have three Super Bowl rings and still think there’s something greater out there for me? I mean, maybe a lot of people would say, “Hey man, this is what is.” I reached my goal, my dream, my life. I think, “God, it’s got to be more than this.” I mean this isn’t, this can’t be what it’s all cracked up to be."

Also, this was a great piece in Christianity Today on thinking Christianly about sports. It is a bit depressing the way that our culture's approach to professional sports trickles down to how we treat our children and sports. Perhaps we've misplaced the general sense that these are "games" meant to lighten our hearts and strengthen our bodies. Our games cannot really and fully satisfy our hearts.