Heard this incredible quote many years ago and was reminded of it recently. I believe it will help someone going through a tough time right now. “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. […]Read more "It’s Not The Critic Who Counts"
I’ve got to just come right out and say it. It’s become a major conviction in my life over the years, and it is too important to stay quiet about any longer. So here goes, “I need coaching and you do too!” It doesn’t matter who you are or what you do for a career, […]Read more "5 Reasons I Need Coaching and You Do Too"
So excited about this week’s message at VALLEY Christian Church, “7 Habits for Spiritual Health“. It’s part of our “TRANSFORMED” series. Click on the highlighted link to see the bumper and to learn more. I hope to see you this Sunday at 8:30, 10:15 or 12:00! Here’s a brief overview from last week “Setting Personal […]Read more "Ready 2 TRANSFORM?"
Last Sunday, at VALLEY Christian Church, I taught on the story of Gideon from Judges 6 & 7. It’s an amazing story where God gives Gideon’s army the victory despite being outnumbered 450 to 1! Gideon was victorious even though he had an Underdog mentality that said, “The Odds Are Against Me”. The climax of […]Read more "Monkey See, Monkey Do"
It’s about this time of the year, as Spring starts to slowly make it’s appearance in NY, that the juices start flowing and anticipation builds for workouts and upcoming 7-on-7 competitions all leading up to the start of another high school football season in August. At least that has been the habit for me for […]Read more "Hanging Up My Whistle"
A friend recently shared these simple words by Charles R. Swindoll with me and I thought they were just too good to not pass along: He who trusts in his own heart is a fool, but he who walks wisely will be delivered. Proverbs 28:26 “This may shock you, but I believe the single most […]Read more "The Single Most Significant Decision"
In a day and age of ‘win at all costs’, it’s incredible refreshing to see a genuine Christian on a national stage who understands what life is all about. It also doesn’t hurt that he is the Head Coach of The University Georgia Bulldog football team, my personal all-time favorite team to cheer for. “What […]Read more "What I Do Is NOT Who I Am"
Tomorrow starts my 12th season coaching high school football. With that in mind, I thought I’d share a few favorite quotes from legendary college football coach, Bear Bryant: “It’s not the will to win that matters – everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.” “There’s a lot of blood, sweat, […]Read more "Are You Ready For Some Football?"
For many Christians, churches and pastors, the summer is generally not seen as a season of spiritual growth. Instead, it’s easy to fall into a summer slump when it comes to spiritual progress. Here are a few suggestions for maximizing these months and beat the summer slump: 1. Read a biography of one of the […]Read more "Beating The Summer Slump"
Change is never easy for people. However, a good leader knows that change is in incredible tool to increase Kingdom fruit and effectiveness (see John 15:2). Previous blog posts have explained the behind the scenes reorganization we’re going through at VALLEY Christian Church this summer (HERE). As we’re beginning to make some prayerful, God given, […]Read more "Time to Make That Change"