RBIs, Teammates, and God’s Word

Today’s Reading: Psalm 1:1-3 Questions to think about: What are your goals on the field? You’ve thought about them, but what are they, really? What about off the field, as a person, as a Christian, in your relationships, your future work, and so on?...

Spring Training and the Resurrection of Christ

We didn’t know it at the time, but the 1991 World Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Minnesota Twins would become one of the best we’d ever see. Surprisingly, each team featured only two future Hall of Fame players, Jack Morris and Kirby Puckett from Minnesota,...

Cubs Fans

They were awful, the Cubs teams I remember ask a kid. Despite the occasional decent season, they always seemed to either be at the bottom of the division or find a way to lose when they were at the top. It was amazing. More amazing was the capacity crowd that showed...

God Holds Leaders Accountable

All he really wanted to do was teach the game. He was good at it. He knew the mechanics and could help his players understand it like never before. As they began to improve, he assumed he was doing all the right things. Games were won, statistics were accumulated. One...

Where We Find Our Fun

They each had equal talent and equal opportunity. Their careers, however, went vastly different directions. One found his “fun” in following the crowd and his natural inclinations. The other decided his “fun” would be in walking a path of...

Guys You Can Count On

“I can’t count on the guys I can’t count on.” He said the same thing during every preseason speech to his team. With curious looks, they wondered what he meant. To their confusion, he explained, “If you’re a guy who proves you...