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Rebuke is Better

Ecclesiastes 7: 5 It is better to heed the rebuke of a wise person than to listen to the song of fools. Harvey Dorfman (1935 to 2011) never played professional baseball, nor did he ever serve as a manager, hitting coach or batting coach, yet he earned himself World Series Rings, and the praise of many baseball […]

The Lost Art of Denial

Matthew 16: 24 Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. Serious athletes understand the concept of denying yourself of things you desire, particularly food.  The Krispy Kreme doughnut sign may be screaming out your name, but you battle your mind […]

The Pain of Discipline

Hebrews 12   11 No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.   One of the most difficult things to accept is correction and discipline.  It seems to go against every natural fibre of our being.  Our first […]