I dated the Obamacare girl

By Zeke Pipher on October 28, 2013

    I dated the Obamacare girl. And why wouldn’t I…she was so optimistic and promising when we first met. Big brown eyes and a warm smile. She even wore those long, dangly earrings – those get me every time.…

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Bowhunting Apologetics

By Zeke Pipher on October 24, 2013

I’m a bowhunter because… …sitting in a tree, knowing that anything, or nothing, could happen at any moment invigorates me. …it gives me the chance to participate directly in the cycles of life and death to which all of creation…

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Can Saying "Yes" Create Bullies?

By Zeke Pipher on October 22, 2013

I say no a lot as a parent. My son asked if he could watch the Broncos game with friends on Sunday. “Not tonight, Bud.” A few moments later, my 8-year-old daughter, the breadaholic, asked if she could have a third…

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Stroke Leaves Man…Generous

By Zeke Pipher on October 14, 2013

A 49-year-old man from Brazil had a stroke last month that dramatically changed his personality. In a sense, that’s nothing new—personality changes are normal following a stroke. People often become apathetic, struggling to feel concerned about or interested in other…

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What Are You Afraid Of? (book review)

By Zeke Pipher on October 10, 2013

I’m going to occasionally throw up a brief book review on this blog. I’ll be reviewing books that I have interacted with as a pastor, or that have addressed something I’m going through. Or both, which is the case with…

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The Game With No Losers

By Zeke Pipher on October 7, 2013

I attended the Nebraska FCA banquet last night to celebrate what God is doing in the lives of coaches, athletes, and entire communities through the gospel. And then I came into the office this morning, and read a story about a…

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Ballard quits NFL for good…reasons

By Zeke Pipher on October 1, 2013

I read a great Man on the Run-type of story this week: Minnesota Vikings’ standout, Christian Ballard, just quit the NFL. A 24-year-old man living his childhood dream and making almost $700,000/yr. walked away from professional sports. Why? Other things…

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"A Big Heart" Supports Abortion

By Zeke Pipher on September 17, 2013

Occasionally, a story breaks that illustrates just how utterly backward we are as a society when it comes to standing up for those who can’t stand up for themselves. Here’s such a story: A meant to be warm-and-fuzzy piece on…

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The Sabotage of Sexual Sin

By Zeke Pipher on September 12, 2013

From Robert Kennedy Jr.’s “Dirty Journal”: “Despite the terrible things happening in the world, my life is . . . great,” Kennedy wrote on Nov. 5, 2001. “So I’ve been looking for ways to screw it up. I’m like Adam and…

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Friday Fun – Hummingbirds!

By Zeke Pipher on September 6, 2013

From the movie “Ray”: Ray Charles: I hear like you see. Like that hummingbird outside the window, for instance. Della Bea Robinson: [astonished] I can’t hear her. Ray: You have to listen. Della: [closes her eyes and listens] YES! Ray:…

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