Tuesday, June 29, 2010

A life well lived

Last week, Manute Bol died of skin disease and kidney failure. At 7’7”,  Manute was the tallest person to play in the N. B. A. He was born in Sudan and did not have the greatest career. But Manute Bol was so much more than a basketball player. He was a devout Christian who lived a life of sacrifice. This aspect of Bol’s life and career was often overlooked and misunderstood. One remarkable exception to this appeared in last week’s Wall Street Journal. Even if you do not like basketball, you will enjoy reading about this man's generous expression of living the life of a servant of Christ. Read more here