Archive | July, 2018

A Time to Play

Ecclesiastes 3:  4 a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance, Oguchi Onyewu is loved by American soccer fans.  A son of Nigerian immigrants, Onyewu rose through youth soccer ranks in Washington DC, to College soccer at Clemson and then both an international career playing over […]

Work Hard, Gain Respect

1 Thessalonians 4: 11bYou should mind your own business and work with your hands, just as we told you,12 so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders… I admire tennis player Serena Williams.  She certainly has never fit into the box of the typical female tennis player.  As she recently put it: “I’ve never […]

When you Lose your Mentor

2 Kings 2: 5b“Do you know that the Lord is going to take your master from you today?”  “Yes, I know,” he replied, “so be quiet.” I read an article about baseball player Denard Span, interviewed in his final year as an outfielder with the Washington Nationals.  Entering free agency, he knew his time with the Nats […]

Be a Shining Light

Matthew 5: 16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. I am a huge fan of soccer (known as football in most places in the world), so I enjoyed following the 2018 World Cup held in Russia.  While the soccer played on the […]