One of the most shocking moments in the history of Big TV played out last week when the whole professional sports scene turned religious—briefly. An ESPN analyst stopped everything to pray on national television. But why? Did 50 people die in a snowstorm, and another 100 get killed in a hurricane hitting the shores of Florida? Worshiping sports, science, or politics—the national religion is still wrong. Whereas one sports figure collapses on the field may not indicate much in terms of a national problem. But what about 1,100 in a single year?
Homeschooled himself in the 1960's and 70's, Kevin Swanson and his wife, Brenda, are now homeschooling their five children. Since graduating from his homeschool and then serving as student body president of a large west coast university, he has gone on to other leadership positions in corporate management, church, and other non-profits.