Expensive Hotdog

Last week, Lindsey Jacobellis lost what looked to be a sure gold medal in the snowboard cross final when she made a hotdog move and, in the parlance, wiped out. I just don’t understand it. Lindsey had it all worked out: She would think of her Visa check-card being stolen, get all relaxed because she is covered, and swoosh to victory. That’s what the coach said on all those commercials. I guess the moral of the story is don’t buy a hotdog with your check-card. It isn’t covered.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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