A good portion of their job performance is based on prediction. Each night the weatherperson forecasts what the temperature will be. One segment later the sports anchor gives you their gameday picks.
They’re both just guessing. And most of the time they’re both wrong.
Yet there they sit night after night, week after week, offering their often incorrect predictions.
You probably saw it this week with high-stakes playoff football and wacky temperatures across the country. Even with incredible technology tracking the weather and advanced analytics watching every game, no prediction can be perfect.
Forecasters and sportscasters are given gobs of grace based on their personality rather than their prediction performance percentages.
It must be nice to have a job where you’re not really judged on your performance.
I think sometimes as Christians we become too concerned with The Measuring Stick – how we are judged by God based on our performance in this world. Continue reading