Archive | January, 2020

A House Divided

Titus 3: 10 Warn a divisive person once, and then warn them a second time. After that, have nothing to do with them. There was little wonder about the content of the article after I read the title: “30 Worst Clubhouse Cancers in Baseball History”.  Articles such as this are obviously subjective by nature, but when […]

You are of Great Value

Psalm 139: 14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. I discovered some interesting thoughts in a sports psychology article, “Self-Esteem and Sports”. In it, Dr. Kris Eiring makes some observations about a kid she saw doing a hill run and the pure joy he […]

Are you Loving the Foreigner?

Deuteronomy 10: 18 He defends the cause of the fatherless and the widow, and loves the foreigner residing among you, giving them food and clothing. Anyone who has been a collegiate student-athlete or has been a part of their support network understands the extra demands they face.  In addition to the significant school workload, they must find […]

Self-Discipline vs. Motivation

Titus 2: 12 It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age, A Norwegian researcher, Gro Jordalen, took on an interesting study, Self-Discipline vs. Motivation in Sports, where she interviewed World Championship and Olympic medalists, as well as emerging elite winter athletes aged 16-20.  Her […]