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*sighs* at least they get their hometown team logo correct, unlike the LA TV station sporting the Sacramento Kings logo in place of the LA Kings.
9 months ago on Screengrab Snafu: ESPN still has no idea what the Cardinals logo looks like
Keith Jackson (Razorback color commentator) spoke about Paul Eells as always staying a few seconds behind the action with his play-by-play, so he didn't trip over himself if he tried to get to far ahead. I think more TV and radio announcers need to use that same tactic, because I think they try to anticipate rather simply describe and explain. New-age announcers always want to get in on the excitement, and not accurately portray what is occurring on the field, and it hurts them in the biggest plays of a game.
9 months ago on This field goal call is juuuuust a bit outside
@thistleton87 I understand that he did call out other sins, and the topic was specific to Collins, but I think his addressing these sins were that of a judge and not of a Christian. He only see Collins as a sinner, and not a person like Broussard was before he came to Christ. Broussard's intentions were to distance himself from the sin, but he didn't gain anything to when he interviews Collins next season, where he can be seen as anything but judgmental. I can't say I would have handled it any better, but I won't start a conversation by pointing out his sin. That doesn't spell out "love your neighbor as yourself"
1 year, 3 months ago on A personal response to Chris Broussard's comments on Jason Collins | April | 2013
Since I cannot edit, let me clarify my first statement: By my statement "the false teaching that homosexuality is 100% godless" I meant that I have been taught that homosexuality removes you from the graces of God, which is not true. No one is out of the grasp of God's grace. In my own rebellion in life, I believed there was no God, and actively sought to tarnish His name through my life, yet God called me back.
Thanks Matt. I too am a Christian, and it is very hard for me to see homosexuals through the eyes of Christ, because I have been conditioned through the culture and the false teachings of others that homosexuality is 100% godless. Christians have to view homosexuality as a sin just like every other sin, and we have to accept sinners just as Christ did. He dinned with sinners. The Old Testament laws can be skewed by human interpretation, and that is why Christ, when asked what the greatest commandment of all was, answered, "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’" God condemns all sin, regardless of how sinners view the degree of sin. My sin, even as a Christian, displeases God just as much as a homosexual who embraces their lifestyle. Broussard should not have pointed out his sins in the manner he did, because Broussard is not without sin, regardless of its impact on society. Broussard, as a Christian, should have showed sincerity and support for Collins and his future, instead of being the judge of the situation. Did he speak the truth? Yes. Did he have the authority to publically call out Collins' sin and label him "rebellion" to God? Probably not. He would have to come on air and say the same thing to players like Kobe Bryant, who had an affair with his wife, and say he is living in rebellion, and publically call him a sinner. Broussard picked an issue he didn't agree with, and aired that disagreement.
Personally, I support Collins because he may be more proud of being gay than most Christians are being Christians. I also believe homosexuality is not a choice. It is something that is developed over time and it embraced, just like someone who gets addicted to drugs, alcohol, or even snack foods. We have a choice to continue to embrace it as who we are. I will pray for Collins, especially his safety, because I am not sure how some people will react to this news. I want Collins to feel loved by God, because it is not my desire to see an openly gay person be immediately condemned to hell by Christians who look down on other sinners, while the plank is in their eye (Matt. 7:3-5). I've heard of many homosexuals who fought the desires of the flesh and strive to honor God above all else, and that is what I pray for in Collins life, but I will never let the first words out of my mouth be "sinner" to someone, even though it is true, because the love of Christ looks beyond the sin, regardless of the degree we place on it. Amen, Matt, and continue your fine work.
I thought this might have been JJ Barea clocking Ray Allen one from the scuffle they had last night.
1 year, 4 months ago on The Timberwolves answer to the Harlem Shake is perfect | March | 2013
I thought the part about her being talented and funny was the joke.
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