Archive | December, 2016

Eating Solid Food

1 Corinthians 3:  2a I gave you milk, not solid food, for you were not yet ready for it. Even recreational athletes understand the importance of diet.  They understand that ingesting junk food rather than healthy food diminishes performance, both in the long and short term.  However, there is considerable confusion as you dig deeper, especially […]

Fleeting Fame – Eternal Gain

John 2:  24 He did not need any testimony about mankind, for he knew what was in each person. Most elite or professional athletes begin their sporting careers as relative unknowns.  Some appear to come out of nowhere and are plunged into the spotlight when they deliver clutch performances – a move from obscurity to popularity.  […]

Faith: Certainty in the Unseen

Hebrews 11:  1 Faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the certainty of things not seen” I’ve often heard that elite athletes use visualization as a key component of their training.  They visualize the result they are wishing to attain.  A basketball player will visualize their shot swishing the net not even touching the rim.  […]

Is it Really Humble?

1 Corinthians 15: 10 But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me was not without effect. I read a quote attributed to Chad Johnson (former NFL All-Pro player): “I’m no saint.  I’m no angel.  I never proclaimed to be.”  Now in fairness I have no idea what the context was […]