The Village Blog

Perfection, the Olympics and Our Future Hope

Author: Kyle PorterCategory: Culture

In 1973, Secretariat won horse racing’s Triple Crown by taking the Belmont Stakes in New York by a preposterous 31 lengths. How could a single beast gallop that much faster than all the other beasts? He was called “a tremendous machine” by CBS announcer Chic Anderson on the broadcast. In an ESPN SportsCentury episode produced 25 years later, it was revealed that Jack Nicklaus, ...

Is Your Righteousness Really Like Filthy Rags?

Author: Kyle WorleyCategory: Theology

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. (2 Cor. 5:17) We were on our way back from a mission trip. For me, going abroad had been a huge sacrifice of time, energy and resources. It was costly, but I felt the Lord calling me into it, and while there, I saw the Lord move through the faithfulness of young men and women who had made ...

iRelationships – Love in the Digital Age

Author: Adam HawkinsCategory: Culture

Smartphones are ruining our relationships. With every moment we spend glued to our screens, we threaten to extinguish authentic forms of communication. The ubiquity of plugging in is robbing us of the ability to have reflective, thoughtful, personal interactions with those we are closest to. Instead, we are drawn to superficial interactions that demand immediate responses with all the ...

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