Tag Archives: Athlete Bible Study

What’s Your Purpose?

Matthew 5:16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. Chariots of Fire is the powerful 1981 movie that follows the life of two British track athletes and their competition at the 1924 Olympics.  It is probably best known for Eric Liddell, a devout […]

Honoring those in Authority

Romans 13:1  Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. There are some very difficult scriptures in the Bible – passages that seem so contrary to human logic that they seem to wage a war deep in […]

The Heart of God

1 Samuel 13: 14 “The Lord has sought out a man after his own heart and appointed him ruler of his people”. I’ve had the pleasure of playing with and coaching some really special athletes.  While the ones with incredible talent stood out, it is actually another characteristic that made certain athletes memorable.  It is difficult […]

Humility before Honor

Proverbs 15:33 The fear of the Lord teaches a man wisdom, and humility comes before honor. We are generally impatient creatures.  We also tend to see things through the lenses of the world which are considerably different than how God sees things. As an athlete we recognize that if we work hard there should be […]

Don’t just Conform; Be Transformed

Romans 12:2a Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. The 2019 NBA finals was a series to be remembered, especially for Canadian basketball fans.  The Toronto Raptors had never won the championship and barely made it to this final as they needed a breathtaking […]

Rejoice in the Lord Always

Philippians 4:4  Rejoice in the Lord Always “The Grateful Athlete…” is a blog written by John Haime, a former professional golfer, now turned Human Performance Coach.  Haime states his intent as helping others perform like world-class athletes by tapping into the “10% that makes 90% of the difference”.  In this blog on gratitude he lists […]

The Promise of Suffering

2 Corinthians 1:8 We do not want you to be uninformed, brothers and sisters, about the troubles we experienced in the province of Asia. We were under great pressure, far beyond our ability to endure…  A friend hears you’re competing in marathons and decides that they’re going to do one.  You share all your stories of the comradery […]