Archive | June, 2018

The Athlete’s Prayer

1 John 1: 9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. Eric Liddell was a Scottish athlete who is best known for competing in the 1924 Olympics in Paris, France.  This portion of his life is depicted in the Oscar-winning 1981 […]

Working Excellently

1 Corinthians 10: 31 So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God. The United States has recently developed a very strong crop of young golfers.  A few of them showed their promise early.  Jordan Spieth made the cut at the Byron Nelson Classic at the age […]

Run a Good Race!

1 Corinthians 1: 24Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize.  I enjoy watching old running races.  YouTube has made it quite easy to find clips from races that go back many decades.  One inspirational race for […]

Are You a Magnet?

Matthew 11: 19 The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Here is a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners.’ But wisdom is proved right by her deeds.” I read an article recently entitled: “Why Happy Athletes Are More Successful (And How to Be One)”.  It begins with a […]