Mound Visits, 12/7/16

  Last week I made the statement, “you are who your with.” In order to improve my character and grow spiritually, I need to spend quality time with men of integrity; people who will challenge me, encourage me and be truthful with me. I’ve been involved with a couple of “small groups” or “accountability groups” […]

Mound Visits, 12/6/16

  To stay on the right path of being the husband, father, grandfather and leader that I want to be, I need to avoid places and situations that would cause me to be ineffective. To say it plainly, I need to resist temptation. I can’t do it alone. I need to stay in God’s Word. […]

Mound Visits, 12/3/16

  My new friend, Tim Lee, lost both legs when he stepped on a 60lb land mine during the Vietnam War. This Marine is now an evangelist. He spoke to almost 200 coaches, players, former players¬†¬†and others at our recent November Baseball Outreach in the Dominican Republic. I’ll never forget one thing he said, “You […]

Mound Visits, 12/1/16

  We don’t have to carry guilt. We confess. We repent (turn away from sin). Then, we trust Christ that He paid it all for us on the cross. Even though we many times live with the consequences of our mistakes, we can have peace and experience joy because we are forgiven by Christ. The […]

Mound Visits, 11/30/16

  What we see as small, God may see as huge. Who we view as unimportant, God sees them as incredibly special. Today, and everyday, let’s encourage the janitor, the waitress, the shy student or co-worker, the player who was cut or the one who barely made the cut. Those people are so important, because […]

Mound Visits, 11/29/16

  It’s so important to be truthful and honest to one another…to say what you mean and mean what you say. My friend Ken Witten says often, “Make sure the tongue in your mouth and the tongue in your shoes go in the same direction.” Colossians 3:9-10 “Do not lie to each other, since you […]

Mound Visits, 11/23/16

  Max Lucado tells the story of a lawyer who won a case for his client. At the celebration dinner the client handed the lawyer a fine wallet made of Moroccan leather. The lawyer said, “I can’t settle for a wallet. My fee is $500.” The client took the wallet back, opened it up and […]