While in Nashville for a meeting of the Nashville Youth Ministry Coaching Program I had a short discussion with my friend Paul Martin about football. Paul is a brilliant guy and the kind of person you like to listen to. He’s always thinking about ways to improve youth ministry and has insights that are above my head and at the same time make me wonder why I didn’t think of it before. I highly recommend following his blog here.
Ok, so back to the discussion. We were talking about football (my favorite sport) and he said he’s not a big fan of something that inspires a person to poison 200 year old trees on a college campus. If you haven’t heard before, some guy decided that a way to show his love (or hate, who knows?) for his team was to poison a bunch of 200+ year old trees on the University of Alabama campus. At the time, I said something to the effect of: “That’s an extreme case and it’s not how most (normal) people react or express their fandom.” Read More →