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Ferguson Trumping All Conversation (As it Should)

If you’re an evangelical (or not), chances are you’ve seen this in writing, or you’ve written it yourself. (Myself included)

“Social justice is not the Gospel.” 1,987 more words

The Gospel

12th Man: Malky can weather media storm

Malky Mackay’s appointment and Dave Whelan’s subsequent controversial comments have resulted in an unprecedented amount of negative media coverage for the club, but on the pitch there are grounds for optimism. 413 more words

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Ben Watson on the Rioting in Ferguson

After playing  in a Monday Night Football game at the Superdome, New Orleans Saints’ Tight End Ben Watson wrote an reflection about the rioting in Ferguson, Missouri after the Grand Jury handed down the decision on the Michael Brown shooting. 73 more words


Ferguson: the Search for Perspective

For days I’ve been struggling to find some meaning, some perspective, some rational understanding that will help me make sense of the Ferguson tragedy — which is really just a reincarnation of countless previous tragedies that continue to repeat themselves in some senseless cyclical pattern. 471 more words

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The Ferguson, MO Decision by Ben Watson

Several years ago, I was privileged to have Ben Watson in the youth group I led as the Youth Director at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Rock Hill, SC.  979 more words

Pastor's Pen

Take A Moment And Read This NFL Player's Essay On Ferguson

Late Tuesday night, New Orleans Saints TE Ben Watson wrote a thoughtful piece on the issues in Ferguson—the racism, the looting, the violent protests and his confusion about the situation as a whole. 364 more words


Saints re-sign TE Tom Crabtree

Two days after releasing tight end Tom Crabtree, the Saints have brought him back.

The club re-signed Crabtree, the ex-Buccaneer and ex-Packer, on Monday, according to the NFL’s transactions. 77 more words

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