Archive | November, 2017

Your Key to Success – Wisdom

Proverbs 4:7a “The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom.” What separates successful athletes from unsuccessful ones?  That first begs the subjective question: “what is success”? Many people would define “success” for athletes as making it professionally, or winning Olympic medals.  However, my subjective definition of success includes longevity, joy, and a well-rounded life.  Personally, […]

A Quiet Hero

1 Thessalonians 4: 11 and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life If you ask coaches about the stars they have coached there will be a consistent theme.  Their best players want to be in the thick of things when the game is on the line.  “She wants the ball in her hands […]

A Game Plan for Sin

Romans 6: 1What shall we say, then? Shall we go on sinning so that grace may increase? 2 By no means! A USA Today article caught my attention:  Plan of Attack – How a College Football Coach Game-Plans[i].  The author shadowed an NCAA D1 football coach – Fordham’s Andrew Breiner.  It was incredible to read about the detailed […]

Glory in Our Sufferings

Romans 5: 3 Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; Each February I’d compete in a 50km X-Country Ski race in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada, and I could usually count on the conditions being miserable. A race rule was that you couldn’t start the race until it had warmed […]