Archive | April, 2014

To whom do you Entrust yourself?

John 2:24  But Jesus would not entrust himself to them, for he knew all men.   NCAA Division 1 college athletes in the United States were polled in 2012 and asked to respond to this statement “My coaches can be trusted”.  The big headline in the news when the results were published two years later […]

A High Price

John 6:66  From this time many of his disciples turned back and no longer followed him.   Famous Canadian Ice Hockey player Sydney Crosby starred in a number of Reebok commercials, but one remains engrained in my mind, “Crosby’s Childhood Commercial I am what I am”. In this commercial Crosby recounts numerous childhood memories that […]

Teaching with Authority

Matthew 7: 28-29  When Jesus had finished saying these things the crowds were amazed at his teaching, because he taught as one who had authority, and not as their teachers of the law.   These verses in Matthew 7 are the concluding commentary to what is commonly called the Sermon on the Mount, the scriptural account […]

The Great Value of Team

Proverbs 27:17  As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend.    As an avid trail runner I enjoy reading various articles about running, and particularly training regimens.  Recently I read an article about the value of team training.  The article followed various athletes, from the casual to the elite, and they shared their […]