Pain and Authenticity

Well, about an hour ago I was playing basketball and tore my hamstring. I was on a fast break, and it felt like two very evil and very tiny men were pulling on a rubber band from my knee and my hip, and the thing just snapped. So here I am, laying on my couch with my leg over the side and thinking, “I’m 24! This type of thing should only happen to men twice my age!” But four Advil later, I at least feel good enough to write this little blog.

Pain is a funny thing. Read more of this post

Difficult and Spectacular: Sepak Takraw and the Christian Life

When I was in college I played a fair amount of ‘Soccer-Tennis,’ but Sepak Takraw takes it to a completely different level. In the video above, you see players doing bicycle kicks that are full backflips! This is the equivalent of a spike in a game that combines the “no hands” restriction of soccer with the game-play of volleyball and the acrobatics of kung-fu. Read more of this post