From Seminary President to NFL Head Coach

This fall, former Reformed Theological Seminary Charlotte campus president Frank Reich began his first season as head coach of the Indianapolis Colts. Here's a challenging question for you. Could this be considered leaving ministry and back-tracking on one's vocational calling? Or is coaching full-time still considered vocational ministry? ... Click here to read full article.

My prediction tonight: Vancouver Canucks will hoist the Stanley Cup. I believe…

The series is now tied 3-to-3.  The last game tonight, Game 7 (5PM PST / 8PM EST), between the Vancouver Canucks and Boston Bruins, will be a "winner take all". I can't believe it!...but I still believe! The historic Boston Bruins has not won the cup in 39 years, and the Vancouver Canucks has never …

Canucks will win one in Boston

I've been here in the Atlantic east coast of Canada for a week doing a couple intensive courses in my D.Min. program and I've been feel blessed about it so far. One week left to go. I'm feeling elated that the Vancouver Canucks (my team since a teenager) are in the Stanley Cup Finals.  Last …

Stanley Cup Finals: Canucks up 2 to 1 in series against Bruins

The Vancouver Canucks have been playing great hockey.  They managed to win two straight games on home ice against Boston.  That's a good position to be in if you're a Vancouver Canucks fan.  Now they're only two games away from winning the Stanley Cup and they're going into Boston to play for two "away games" …

It’s Spain!!! 2010 FIFA World Cup Champions of football

I've been away for a whole week. Just got back from bible camp and then a church convention this week, then led Sunday service and then finally caught got a chance to watch an exciting final 33 minutes of this 2-hour game of the FIFA World Cup Final. Congratulations to Spain, the 2010 FIFA World …

2010 World Cup: Team USA eliminated

The USA has just been eliminated from the 2010 World Cup in the round of 16.  Gyan of Ghana scored a beautiful goal against the USA.  Yes, the agony of defeat is hard to take but Team USA played a good game, created the chances to score but came up a little short. Still, Americans …

2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa

The 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa is now on and I'll be following this. I won't have a Team Canada to cheer for but with interest, I'll be following a few football/soccer nations from each continent: USA; Mexico: North America Argentina; Uraguay: South America South Korea: Asia Nigeria: Africa England; Germany; Slovenia: Europe …

Why I believe in Canada

Here is a part of John Furlong’s Closing Ceremony Speech: And to perhaps compare for a moment the Canada that was with the Canada that now is. I believe we Canadians tonight are stronger, more united, more in love with our country and more connected with each other than ever before. These Olympic Games have …

We did it!! Canada wins gold in men’s hockey

We did it. We finally did it.  Our Canadian men’s hockey team defeated Team USA 3 - 2 to win the gold medal at these Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games.   We are singing “Oh Canada!” with a special swagger previously unseen. Here's my summary of how the game went.  Canada was up 2 - 1 near …

Canadian gold rush at Vancouver 2010

It feels like Canada has hit gold rush fever in Vancouver Olympic Games.  So far, Canada has done very well and I am proud of our Canadian athletes.  After I got back home, I discovered Canada had another great day on Saturday winning three gold medals and one bronze.  Canada has won 13 gold medals …

Canadian women’s hockey team win gold!

A big congratulations to our Canadian women’s hockey team for winning gold.  It was very sweet, probably the sweetest gold so far because hockey is our national game.  It was a great game. The Canadian women played with heart and didn’t ever let up during the entire game.  They went hard and aggressive the whole …

Joannie Rochette wins a very special bronze medal for Mom

Joannie Rochette of Canada has won a very special bronze medal tonight – she won it for her Mom who suddenly died from a heart attack.  Her mother suddenly experienced a fatal heart attack only several days ago after arriving in Vancouver, BC to watch her daughter skate. Joannie could have pulled out of the …

South Korean women’s team disqualification in 3,000-meters short-track speed skating relay will be controversial

Our Canadian women’s short-track speed skating relay team won the silver, but this silver will not be completely sweet because we're not sure if we deserved it.  The four-time champion South Korean women were celebrating their win but their joy quickly turned sour.  They were disqualified for blocking the Chinese skater, which did not appear …

Canadian Women biggest day in medals

Two of the Canadian women’s Bobsleigh teams have just won gold and silver on the same podium today. Kallie Humphries and Heather Moyse win the gold; and Helen Upperton and Shelley-Ann Brown win the silver.  Erin Pac and Elana Meyers win the bronze for the U.S.A.  We are very proud of our Canadian women.  This …

CTV network’s Olympic coverage deserves a gold medal too

I’ve been blogging about Canadian athletes but now I want to say something about Canada's CTV television network that is giving us all this coverage.  CTV has been giving awesome Olympic coverage on television. I have been very impressed. I’ve watched previous Olympics both summer and winter and CTV’s coverage has got to be the …