Preseason Prognostications

Before the current pro football season began, the prognosticators were confidently saying Carolina would be dominant in the NFC, the Dolphins would be resurgent in the AFC, Rex Grossman was a bust for the Bears, and the Buccaneers would ride the arm of Chris Sims to gridiron glory (or at least respectability). Well, two weeks into the season, the Panthers, Miami, and Tampa Bay are searching desperately for their passing games (and wins), and Grossman’s Bears have an offense reminiscent of Joe Montana’s Niners. Yes, it’s still early, but it’s not too early to say, “That’s why they play the games.”

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 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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