Archive | January, 2016

Communicating with the Coach

1 Thessalonians 5: 16-18 Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. Dr. Art Markman wrote an article entitled:  “Elite Athletes Listen to Their Coaches, Do You?”  It’s a really interesting read.  He begins the article with his observation of Olympic athletes.  Markman noticed […]

Automated Emails to Start Again

Hello Athlete’s Devotional Subscribers: I recently discovered that the weekly Athletes Devotional posts were not being automatically sent to subscribers.  In fact they hadn’t been going out automatically since late October 2015.  My sincere apologies for this.  I believe the issue has been resolved now as last weekend’s devotional went out this morning and the […]

Dare to Dream

Ephesians 3: 20 Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, Someone shared a story recently on the radio about a certain Bishop Milton Wright who lived in Ohio in the 19th century.  He was apparently in a church meeting where […]

A Living Sacrifice

Romans 12: 1Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship.” A study was done by physician Bob Goldman in the 1980’s where he began asking elite athletes whether they would take a drug that […]

Beauty is Fleeting

Isaiah 53: 2bHe had no beauty or majesty to attract us to him, nothing in his appearance that we should desire him. Take a look at the headlines in sports or fitness magazines:  “Beautiful Athletes” or “Gorgeous Athlete Bodies”.  ESPN publishes an annual Body Issue which glorifies the bodies of elite athletes.  You’d have to be […]