Posts Tagged ‘sprints’

Peace of the Puzzle

“For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace.” –1 Corinthians 14:33 Read: 1 Corinthians 14 I’ve never been very good at riddles. My brain just doesn’t work like that. Crosswords? Forget ‘em. For the life of me, I can’t keep from looking up the answers in the back of the book. But puzzles? […]

Soreness in a Sermon

“I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” –Philippians 3:14 Read: Philippians 3 Yesterday’s sermon reminded me of Saturday’s workout. The guest speaker said to us, “I know who I am, and I know what I must do.” He was referring to his thoughts the […]

Runners On Your Mark

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.” –Hebrews 12:1 Read: Hebrews 12 Even though we were in a different city with an unfamiliar course, I […]


July 14, 2011 Read: John 18 “Peter again denied it, and at once the rooster crowed.” – John 18:27 I can relate to Peter. In one moment, he declares adamantly he would never deny he knew who Jesus was; the next, he does it not once…not twice…but thrice. But still, what motivates me about Peter was […]


January 5, 2011 Read: Proverbs 26 “Smooth words may hide a wicked heart, just as a pretty glaze covers a clay pot.” –Proverbs 26:23 If you’ve ever taken your car to the car wash, what’s the first thing they clean? Do they start with a fresh coat of wax? Clean the windows? Polish the tires? […]