Archive | April, 2017

Get Wisdom

Proverbs 4: 7The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom.  Though it cost all you have, get understanding. I’ve had the pleasure of being involved with organized sports for many decades, as an athlete, as a coach and as a parent.  I have seen many encouraging things over the years, and I’ve seen many young […]

Facing the Critics

Hebrews 10: 39 But we do not belong to those who shrink back and are destroyed, but to those who have faith and are saved” For most young athletes, their dream is to play at the highest level in their sport.  Perhaps it is the ladies national soccer team or on the professional golfing circuit […]

It is Finished!

John 19: 30When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. Baseball fans know the name Cal Ripken Jr.  When hearing the name, the word that comes to mind is Ironman.  Ripken owns the record for the longest consecutive games played streak at 2,632.  […]

No More Regret

Matthew 27 : 3When Judas, who had betrayed him, saw that Jesus was condemned, he was seized with remorse and returned the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and the elders. The title peaked my interest: “A Professional Athlete’s One Regret” (http://zgirls.org/news/pro-athletes-one-regret/.  I have met few people with no regrets, and certainly not many athletes without […]