Tag Archives: been with Jesus

Do You Know God?

Jeremiah 33: 3Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know. Trying to Be a Perfect Athlete Isn’t Worth It.  It was difficult for me to read this article which addresses the issues of athlete perfectionism and the accompanying anxiety and depression.  In the article you hear […]

A Consistent Life

2 Timothy 4: 5 But you, keep your head in all situations, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, discharge all the duties of your ministry. The Dana Foundation is a private US philanthropic organization whose goal is to advance brain research.  A study, Mental Preparation of High-Level Athletes (by Kayt Sukel, July 23, 2012) interviewed key […]

Yearning for Love

Ephesians 3  17bAnd I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, 18 may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ. I read a passage out of a book called Overtraining Athletes: Personal Journeys in Sport (Richardson, Andersen, Morris).  It recalled the […]

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 […]

Living in the Moment

1 Corinthians 9:   25 Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last, but we do it to get a crown that will last forever. Successful elite athletes must incorporate goal setting into their lives if they want to achieve the success they dream about.  […]

The Worst of Sinners

1 Timothy 1:  15 Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners—of whom I am the worst.    The Apostle Paul is such a model to me of a right understanding of our place as Christians.  Paul was handpicked by God to be the man to lead […]