Reaching Higher

Reaching Higher

“And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.” Mark 12:30 (ESV) Being fit is one thing; being an athlete is another entirely. Experts say thirty minutes of exercise at a comfortable...
Peace in the Storm

Peace in the Storm

“May the Lord give strength to his people! May the Lord bless his people with peace.” – Psalm 29:11 (ESV) In the arena of sport, 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...
Friendship

Friendship

“A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.” – Proverbs 17:17 (ESV) Friendships built through sport can last a lifetime. Athletes spend hours of practice time and game situations with their teammates. They compete for playing time, they sweat...
Teamwork

Teamwork

“Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness? – 2 Corinthians 6:14 (ESV) When we work together, common people can achieve uncommon results. There is a story about a man...
Knuckleballs and Knuckleheads

Knuckleballs and Knuckleheads

“O Lord, I know the way of man is not in himself; it is not in man who walks to direct his own steps.” – Jeremiah 10:23 (ESV)   In the game of baseball, the knuckleball is probably the hardest pitch to throw, hit, and catch. The pitcher doesn’t know where it’s...