Filed under Sports and the Spirit

Getting the Offer (by Eric Tromiczak)

In a rather worldly context, we take great pleasure when we put ourselves in a position to “get the offer;” and why not?  Usually “the offer” is the reward for hard work, cunning negotiations or extraordinary skill.  It does feel good when we get a job we’ve wanted or sold a house for profit.  How … Continue reading

Following Through (by Ronni Meier)

I was watching the world cup the other day, and France was playing China. China was ahead 1-0 coming down to the end of the game, but the French offense was dominating. It was almost assured that they would score a goal, and either send the game into overtime or win. There was a minute … Continue reading

One Shot (by Becky Rommel)

Good Morning! My sweet husband loves playing GOLF. He doesn’t need anybody to play with him; he really is just PLAYING against the COURSE itself. God also DESIGNED your COURSE of LIFE with DETAIL. He even provides HAZARD SIGNS and FLAGS to keep you on the RIGHT PATH. After all we only have ONE SHOT … Continue reading

The Perfect Swing (by Len Winneroski)

“Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed—not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence—continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you to will and to act according to His good purpose.” Philippians 2:12-13, NIV I stink at golf.  I … Continue reading

Unabashed Love (by Kristen Mellott Parker)

“Many a man claims to have unfailing love, but a faithful man who can find?” Proverbs 20:6 My oldest son had played a particularly great soccer game. As he was walking across the field following the game, he was scanning the crowd for a familiar face. As our eyes met, he started to run toward … Continue reading

Observations from the Field (by Eric Tromiczak)

“For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.” 1 Timothy 4:8, NIV Are we properly equipping our children?  Safety has been one of the highest priorities in youth sports, and continues to be one of the most … Continue reading

The Perfect Cast (by Len Winneroski)

“But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord.  Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give a reason for the hope that you have.  But do this with gentleness and respect.” 1 Peter 3:15, NIV Have you ever taught a child to cast a fishing pole?  It was … Continue reading