At the end of a hard practice or tough competition, the last thing the athlete should do is collapse. Let’s see how we can keep our heads up and keep moving beyond athletics.
I am grateful this morning for the opportunity to remind my nine-year-old daughter about what we observe on Good Friday. She asked me what Good Friday was about, and although she knows the gospel and has heard all of this before, her young mind is gaining understanding and making more and more connections as she […]
For you, God, tested us; you refined us like silver. You brought us into prison and laid burdens on our backs. You let people ride over our heads; we went through fire and water, but you brought us to a place of abundance. (Psalm 66:10-12) Sports The concept of sports literally made a game out […]
Adjusting is a common tactic for success in athletics. Flexibility requires strength, patience, humility and trust, especially Beyond Athletics.
You can’t just be physically present, but mentally and emotionally too. Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. (Philippians 4:8) Sports Attitude can make or break an athlete’s experience and effectiveness. Positive attitudes […]
“These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me.” (Matthew 15:8) Sports Athletes know what it means to Show Up. Be it on the track, the court, or field, to Show Up means that you come ready to work. Every practice is a chance to step up, improve, learn, and maximize the value […]