Mound Visits, 11/20/17

I’m fairly certain each one of us has something in our lives that may keep us from being who God has created us to be. Perhaps there is a habit or a wrong attitude that you would like to shed, but it hangs on like a student loan. God can help you with things like […]

Mound Visits, 11/18/17

As a young boy back in the ‘50’s and ‘60’s in rural Kentucky, I remember that many of our neighbors had storm cellars. When strong thunderstorms or tornados would rip through the mid-south, people would head quickly to these cellars. People felt safe in these storm cellars. As we go through the storms of life, […]

Mound Visits, 11/16/17

Have you ever been deeply troubled? Of course you have. You are human. Even Jesus, who never sinned, at times experienced the feeling of dread and sadness. That’s exactly why we should turn to Him during times of trouble. He’s been there. He knows, because He is completely God and was completely human. John gives […]

Mound Visits, 11/13/17

Coaches want athletes who have a great heart. God wants His children to have a great heart. Because it’s so important, we must “guard” our hearts. “Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.” (Proverbs 4:23) Jesus had this, among many other things, to say about the heart: “The good […]

Mound Visits, 11/11/17

You’ve heard it said many times, “God has a plan for your life.” It’s true, He does. Leadership guru John Maxwell once said, “The first great day in a person’s life is the day they were born. The next great day is when they find out why.” God gave each one of us gifts and […]

Mound Visits, 11/3/17

Each morning I should start my day with a prayer asking God to help with what I hold dear in my heart. The reason for this request is that we all have a bit of the Pharisees within us! Jesus said to the Pharisees, “You are the ones who justify yourselves among men, but God […]

Mound Visits, 11/2/17

If you are a Dodger player, coach or one of their many die hard fans, you will wake up feeling like last night was a bad dream. Then reality hits, and you realize no one could get that big hit to drive in runs and you have to wait until April to give it another […]

Mound Visits, 11/1/17

I have a young friend who recently finished seminary. I love this young man, but I may unfollow him on Twitter. The young man is brilliant, but his goal seems to be to prove that most people are wrong and his role in life is to correct them in matters of faith…all in a very […]

Mound Visits, 10/30/17

Servant Leadership. Jesus was the perfect example of this effective dynamic. He knew that His time had come… “So He got up from the meal, took off His outer clothing, and wrapped a towel around His waist. After that, He poured water into a basin and began to wash His disciples feet, drying them with […]