Writings by Cole Huffman


Gestures and Postures

Yesterday afternoon I watched a professional football game. The two teams played with a passion befitting their rivalry. In a tight fourth quarter the visiting quarterback, upon completing a key third down pass play, turned both his eyes and index fingers skyward in a familiar athletic gesture of gratitude to God. The very next play, he threw an interception and trotted off the field, chin on his chest. Thought question: does God also "convert" key third down completions for believing... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Sep 26

Gestures and Postures

Yesterday afternoon I watched a professional football game. The two teams played with a passion befitting their rivalry. In a tight fourth quarter the visiting quarterback, upon completing a key third down pass play, turned both his eyes and index fingers skyward in a familiar athletic gesture of gratitude to God. The very next play, he threw an interception and trotted off the field, chin on his chest. Thought question: does God also "convert" key third down completions for believing... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Sep 26

An Evanie for Azmaveth

I write this the day after the 2011 Emmy awards.   I didn’t watch it—didn’t know it was on television last night and wouldn’t have watched it anyway.   But you know the award shows: Emmys, Oscars, Grammys, Doves, Espys, CMAs, VMAs, and other less prominent venues.   (I like the annual Golden Raspberry Awards, or “Razzies,” in recognition of the worst in movies.)   These galas can be preening and self-congratulatory, of course, and there is something a tad oxymoronic in effusive “critical... Read More
Posted by Megan Denney at Sep 19