John 13: 37 Peter asked, “Lord, why can’t I follow you now? I will lay down my life for you.” Growing up in one of the hotbeds of ice hockey in southern Ontario, Canada, I have been a fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs all my life. If you follow NHL hockey, you will know […]
Like an athlete who needs solid food to train and compete, as Christians we need to eat “solid food” as Paul talks about in 1 Corinthians 3:1-3.
John 2: 24 He did not need any testimony about mankind, for he knew what was in each person. Most elite or professional athletes begin their sporting careers as relative unknowns. Some appear to come out of nowhere and are plunged into the spotlight when they deliver clutch performances – a move from obscurity to popularity. […]
I’ve often heard that elite athletes use visualization as a key component of their training. They visualize the result they are wishing to attain. A basketball player will visualize their shot swishing the net not even touching the rim. A hockey player might visualize the puck going bar down into the back of the net. […]
1 Corinthians 15: 10 But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me was not without effect. I read a quote attributed to Chad Johnson (former NFL All-Pro player): “I’m no saint. I’m no angel. I never proclaimed to be.” Now in fairness I have no idea what the context was […]
Proverbs 25: 28A man without self-control is like a city broken into and left without walls. I love a wide variety of sports. I’d prefer playing to watching most sports, but I do have an appreciation watching athletes who are at the pinnacle of their sport. For years, I enjoyed watching the tennis star Roger […]