Tag Archives: christian obedience

Is God Calling You to Uncertainty?

2 Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. (1 John 3: 2a) Successful athletes and coaches know the importance of planning when it comes to sports success.  Just “winging it” might have worked when you were a kid, but when you rise through the ranks and […]

Are You Speaking or Listening?

1 Samuel 3: 9 So Eli told Samuel, “Go and lie down, and if he calls you, say, ‘Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening.’” If you have ever coached kids you probably understand the challenge and frustration with the ones who do not listen.  You may have the attention of most of them as you instruct, […]

Commands versus Suggestions

Matthew 22:  37Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. I’ve heard many coaches talk about “coachable athletes”.  “Jane, oh she’s great.  She’s such a coachable kid”.  “Steve.  Oh I love coaching him.  He’s the most coachable […]