Archive | October, 2018

We Must Become Less

John 3:  30 He must become greater; I must become less. I have to admit that there was something oddly entertaining about a Muhammed Ali who continually stated that he was “the greatest”, or a Shaquille O’Neal saying: “Me shooting 40% at the foul line is just God’s way to say nobody’s perfect”[i].  However, what I […]

There is no Peace in Revenge

Romans 12:  19 Do not take revenge, my dear friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” says the Lord.  There are “unwritten rules in sports”, especially when it comes to the area of revenge.  In baseball, if a player has harmed or tried to harm a […]

A Life Led by the Wind

John 3:8  The wind blows wherever it pleases.  You hear its sound but you cannot tell where it comes from or where it is going.  So it is with everyone born of the Spirit. When I used to train for distance triathlons the majority of training hours were spent on my bike.  Time that I […]

Idle Hands are the Devil’s Workshop

2 Thessalonians 3: 11 We hear that some among you are idle and disruptive. They are not busy; they are busybodies. At the end of the 2017-18 NHL season the Vancouver Canucks lost their superstar brothers Daniel and Henrik Sedin to retirement.  They combined for 2,107 points in 2,630 games over 17 seasons.  This was a […]