Keep Me From Shortcuts

Several years ago, I was at a youth baseball tournament for some of the best travel teams in the country. The competition was intense, the players were good, and winning was quite an accomplishment. One team took some heat for bringing in players specifically to pitch...

NEW BOOK: Diamond Devotions, Volume 2

A new devotional book from Baseball Pastor Ministry will be available soon! As many of you know, Diamond Devotions provide daily wisdom from the Scripture, applied to life on and off the baseball field. Volume 2: Spring Training contains 40 original devotional...

Ask God for This Kind of Woman

Eventually, players separate themselves. Talent being equal, the guy who works the hardest becomes the best. Even without equal talent, the one who outworks everyone else, putting in extra time in the cage, in drills, in the weight room…he can surpass all the guys...

Don’t Just Put on a Clean Uniform

He looked the part. He had the gear, the swagger, the build of a great ballplayer. He wore the uniform well, making sure it was bright white before every game. But then the game started. And he was exposed, badly. That clean uniform couldn’t cover up the fact...