“It is said that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles; if you do not know your enemies but do know yourself, you will win one and lose one; if you do not know your enemies nor yourself, you will be imperiled in every single battle.” –Sun Tzu, The Art of War It is surely sage wisdom that to be victorious we must know ourselves and we must know our enemy. Afterall, how can we do battle successfully if we don’t know our own strengths and weaknesses? And how can … Read the full post
I hope you will check out Peter Leithart’s review of Touchdowns for Jesus and Other Signs of Apocalypse: Lifting the Veil on Big-Time Sports in First Things Magazine.
In football, when there is a sudden change, it usually means something that could change the course of the game is getting ready to happen. A sudden change is when something like a fumble or an interception happens. Those sudden changes are not what alter the course of the game; it is what happens after them that can. John tells me he tells the players he coaches that a sudden change is a time to pay special attention because it could lead to a big, big break. It’s a chance to turn something good into something really good. And it’s … Read the full post
I had another great conversation about Touchdowns for Jesus and Other Signs of Apocalypse: Lifting the Veil on Big-Time Sports. This time on the Kap and Haugh show in Chicago.
There is so much going on these days in big-time sports! I would love to hear what you think! Here’s the link to the radio broadcast.