Peace in the Storm

“The Lord gives His people strength; the Lord blesses His people with peace.” – Psalm 29:11 In the arena of sports, pressure is our constant companion. The coach’s heart pounds as he sends in the play that will decide the outcome of the game. The athlete has no place...

Hype

“But be doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.” – James 1:22 In the world of sport, thinking too highly of yourself is a dangerous road to travel. It’s an easy trap for athletes, coaches, and teams to fall into. The media and fans often go over...

Laziness

“The slacker craves, yet has nothing, but the diligent is fully satisfied.”– Proverbs 13:4 Two talented quarterbacks, each very capable of leading our team. Deciding which one would start in our season opener was an easy decision for me to make. Jake was...

118-24

 “This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.”– Psalm 118:24 In his book Inside Out Coaching, Joe Ehrmann tells the story of a struggling Syracuse University lacrosse team that was down by a score of 7 – 3 at halftime. It was an...

Keep Growing

“To the law and the testimony! If they do not speak accordingto this word, there will be no dawn for them.”– Isaiah 8:20 Successful coaches are always learning! You can go to any clinic in the country and find the best coaches sitting on the front row. To...

Walking Straight

 “Teach me Your way, Lord, and I will live by Your truth.Give me an undivided mind to fear Your name.”– Psalm 86:11 If I had a dollar for every line I’ve painted on an athletic field, I’d be a wealthy man! Preparing a field for competition is an art, and...

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Peace in the Storm

“The Lord gives His people strength; the Lord blesses His people with peace.” – Psalm 29:11 In the arena of sports, pressure is our constant companion. The coach’s heart pounds as he sends in the play that will decide the outcome of the game. The athlete has no place...

Hype

“But be doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.” – James 1:22 In the world of sport, thinking too highly of yourself is a dangerous road to travel. It’s an easy trap for athletes, coaches, and teams to fall into. The media and fans often go over...

Laziness

“The slacker craves, yet has nothing, but the diligent is fully satisfied.”– Proverbs 13:4 Two talented quarterbacks, each very capable of leading our team. Deciding which one would start in our season opener was an easy decision for me to make. Jake was...

118-24

 “This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.”– Psalm 118:24 In his book Inside Out Coaching, Joe Ehrmann tells the story of a struggling Syracuse University lacrosse team that was down by a score of 7 – 3 at halftime. It was an...

Keep Growing

“To the law and the testimony! If they do not speak accordingto this word, there will be no dawn for them.”– Isaiah 8:20 Successful coaches are always learning! You can go to any clinic in the country and find the best coaches sitting on the front row. To...

Walking Straight

 “Teach me Your way, Lord, and I will live by Your truth.Give me an undivided mind to fear Your name.”– Psalm 86:11 If I had a dollar for every line I’ve painted on an athletic field, I’d be a wealthy man! Preparing a field for competition is an art, and...

Disappointment

“The Lord is near to the broken hearted and saves the crushed in spirit.”– Psalm 34:18 Sport is a two-headed monster. In most every competition, there is the thrill of victory, but there is also the agony of defeat. Things haven’t gone the way you...

The Greatest Comeback

Why are you looking among the dead for someone who is alive?He isn’t here! He is risen from the dead.– Luke 24:5-6 What sports fan doesn’t enjoy a great comeback? A ninth inning grand slam disappearing into a sea of screaming fans to bring your team back...

24/7

Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing themin the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,teaching them to observe everything I have commanded you.And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age.    Matthew...

Heart

Only carefully obey the command and instruction that Moses the Lord’s servant gave you; to love the Lord you God, walk in His ways, keep His commands, remain faithful to Him, and serve Him with all your heart and all your soul.– Joshua 22:5  How many times...