No Regrets

No Regrets

“So then, each of us will give an account of himself to God.” – Romans 14:12 (ESV)   As Jason stood in my office, I was caught off guard by his body language. Usually a high energy guy, he was listless. Never at a loss for words, Jason was quiet. The look on his...
Lighten Up!

Lighten Up!

“A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.” – Proverbs 17:22 (ESV) The situation wasn’t good. My 10-year-old pitcher was struggling to find the plate. He had walked the bases loaded and the look on his face indicated that his confidence...
Teamwork

Teamwork

“Don’t team up with those who are unbelievers. How can righteousness be a partner with wickedness? How can light live with darkness?” – 2 Corinthians 6:14 When we work together, common people can achieve uncommon results. There is a story about a man who was lost...
The Greatest Comeback

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 from...
Disappointment

Disappointment

“The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.” – Psalm 34:18 (ESV) Sports are a two-headed monster. In most every competition there is the thrill of victory but, there is also the agony of defeat. Things have not gone the way you expected. A...