April 18, 2022
When someone asks you questions about your faith, does your heart start to pound or do your palms get sweaty? Does it suddenly feel as though your mind goes blank or that you’ve become paralyzed by the fear of saying the wrong thing? Sharing our faith is surprisingly simple, but sometimes we can get deterred by anxiety or uncertainty. In our conversations, we can get caught up in the weeds, so to speak, when we…
February 23, 2022
Most people don’t remember who won the 400m semi-final at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona. They do, however, remember an incredibly moving moment between a father and a son. As 65,000 spectators gathered in the stands, Derek Redmond passed 250 meters at the seventeen-second mark and suddenly felt a pop in his hamstring. He went down and stayed down for nearly 30 seconds as his competitors sprinted toward the finish line. Soon, officials crouched…
January 26, 2022
President Abraham Lincoln once said, “Give me six hours to chop down a tree, and I will spend the first four sharpening the ax.” Lincoln wisely highlighted the importance of preparation in order to reach one’s goal. When we look at some of the most successful business people and athletes in the world, the common denominator in all of their stories is their extraordinary mental and physical preparation. Take NFL quarterback, Tom Brady, for instance….
January 5, 2022
“You, God, are my God, earnestly I seek you; I thirst for you, my whole being longs for you, in a dry and parched land where there is no water.” David penned these words in Psalm 63:1 when he was in the dry desert of Judah as his own son, Absalom, led a rebellion against him. David could have turned to many things during this difficult time. He could have turned to despair and helplessness….