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What’s Your Position on the Team?

Romans 12: 6 We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us… Can you imagine an elite basketball team where the 5-foot-6-inch point guard decided she wanted to play center, replacing her 6-foot-4-inch teammate?  “I spend all day running up and down the court, dishing off the ball to the center, who just […]

Bad Company Corrupts

1 Corinthians 15: 33Do not be misled: “Bad company corrupts good character.” I would be rather sad if saw my name, or in fact the name of any of my friends or family, on the list of the “30 Worst Clubhouse Cancers in Baseball History” (  While of course subjective, when you read some of the […]

His Yoke

Matthew 11: 28“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. In my younger years I participated in various endurance races, often with my good friend […]

Living in Harmony

Philippians 2: 2 make my joy complete by being of the same mind, maintaining the same love, united in spirit, intent on one purpose. (NASB) In today’s key scripture the Apostle Paul exhorts the church in Philippi to “be of the same mind” or “of one mind”.  In my church experience and experience with other Christians I can […]

The Great Value of Team

Proverbs 27:17  As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend.    As an avid trail runner I enjoy reading various articles about running, and particularly training regimens.  Recently I read an article about the value of team training.  The article followed various athletes, from the casual to the elite, and they shared their […]

Refreshing the Spirit

1 Corinthians 16: 17-18 17 I was glad when Stephanas, Fortunatus and Achaicus arrived, because they have supplied what was lacking from you. 18 For they refreshed my spirit and yours also. Such men deserve recognition. Anyone who has competed in endurance races like 10k’s, marathons, triathlons and the like, probably understand the intense feeling of thirst.  A short […]