Our Upward basketball team (the Sky) played their last game of the season today. What a game it was! The girls played better than I have seen them play all season as they impressively won 25-13. They took the lead early in the game and never looked back. Everyone on the team played with an … More A Great End To A Great Season!
Indianapolis Colts team officials announced Tuesday that all-pro receiver Marvin Harrison would be released from the team due to salary cap considerations. Harrison had been with the Colts for 13 years. During that time he helped lead the team to multiple wins (118 to be exact) and playoff appearances, plus a Super Bowl victory. Along … More Colts Release Harrison
My Scripture reading this week has been in Deuteronomy. Several times Moses reminds the Israelites to “be careful to follow all the statutes and ordinances” that God gave them. If you’re familiar with the story of the Exodus you know that they did not always follow God’s commands. In fact, on more than one occasion … More Trust and Obey
One of my goals for 2009 includes reading the Bible thru. My reading a few days ago was Numbers 22-24. Here we find the story of Balaam and Balak. Briefly, Balak, king of Moab, had seen how powerful the Israelites were and was afraid. So, he sent for Balaam instructing him to curse the Israelites. … More Balaam: A Story of Obedience
I have recently become a fan of the group Connersvine. This is a contemporary Christian band formed by Chris Wilson and Hunter Smith. In case you don’t know, Hunter Smith is the punter for the Indianapolis Colts. It is refreshing to learn about NFL players who do so much more than just play football. Hunter … More Connersvine
Things are difficult right now. Everyone knows that. The economy is the worst we have seen. Unemployment is at its highest levels in nearly 30 years. Almost every day when I read the news online the headlines include company X announces a number of layoffs. It seems the cost of everything we need is increasing, … More Trusting God
Last night was an historic night as Pat Summitt, head coach of the UT Lady Vols, became the first Division I basketball coach – men’s or women’s – to win 1000 career games! The Lady Vols impressively beat Georgia 73-43 at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville. The Lady Vols were only up by 8 at halftime, … More 1000