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Disqualified

1 Corinthians 9:  26 Therefore I do not run like someone running aimlessly; I do not fight like a boxer beating the air. 27 No, I strike a blow to my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize We had the privilege this week […]

Trained for Competition

Hebrews 5: 14 But solid food is for the mature, who by constant use have trained themselves to distinguish good from evil. I have many memories of sitting in cold arenas watching my son’s ice hockey practises.  These were generally elite teams so the coaches took the practises very seriously and spent significant time on a […]

The Matthew Effect

Matthew 25:29 29 For whoever has will be given more, and they will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what they have will be taken from them. David Epstein published an interesting read entitled “The Sports Gene” which investigates the question of whether elite athletes are genetic freaks or simply normal people who overcome […]