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Are You Willing to Stand in the Gap?

Exodus 32: 11 But Moses sought the favor of the Lord his God. “Lord,” he said, “why should your anger burn against your people, whom you brought out of Egypt with great power and a mighty hand? I enjoy books and articles about leadership, because I believe there is a desperate need for strong leaders of integrity.  The title […]

Take Care of My Sheep

John 21   16b “Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.”  Jesus said, “Take care of my sheep.” I’ve had the privilege of coaching for many years.  The majority of that time was spent coaching my kids’ sports teams.  While there are always plenty of challenges with clubs, with parents, with officials etc, it was a very […]

Watch your Life

1 Timothy 4:  16 Watch your life and doctrine closely. Persevere in them, because if you do, you will save both yourself and your hearers.  Picture in your mind the captain of a team.  They take their job seriously, watching over each player on the team, making sure that they are making wise decisions, eating well, getting […]

Who are you following?

Hebrews 13  7 Remember your leaders, who spoke the word of God to you. Consider the outcome of their way of life and imitate their faith.  Coaches, especially those who coach children and youth, can often take on parent roles.  This is especially true of college coaches as young men and women leave their families and spend inordinate amounts […]

From Warrior to Shepherd

John 21:  15 When they had finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?” “Yes, Lord,” he said, “you know that I love you.”  Jesus said, “Feed my lambs.” This passage in John 21 is one of the great moments of the Bible.  Peter, the warrior disciple, has […]