Mound Visits, 7/18/19

Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable. Whether it’s a church, business, family or a team, if we come together as one much can be accomplished. “I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there […]

Mound Visits, 7/16/19

“Baseball is like church. Many attend few understand.” – Leo Durocher This is so true. Many don’t understand baseball because coaches, many times, make the game too complicated. Yogi Berra once said, “You can’t hit and think at the same time.” Theologians frequently want to make faith more complicated, as well. As a result, people […]

Mound Visits, 7/15/19

“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” (Jim Rohn) When our pastor shared this quote recently, I couldn’t help but think, “if Jesus was one of the five people I spent most of my time with, how would I be different?” The answer is: 1. I would be […]

Mound Visits, 7/13/19

In Revelation 12:10, Satan is called “the accuser.” As long as we walk on this earth this enemy of man is accusing us with lies and with sins that have already been forgiven and forgotten by God. The accuser wants us to be discouraged, beaten down. He wants us to quit praying, stop worshipping and […]

Mound Visits, 7/10/19

“Don’t feel bad if people remember you only when they need you. Feel privileged that you are like a candle that comes to their mind when there is darkness.” (anonymous) “God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue […]

Mound Visits, 7/9/19

The next job, the next house, the next car aren’t necessarily bad things to think about, but they won’t give us lasting peace or joy. They are only temporary milestones we award ourselves with as a result of hard work or good credit. Elisabeth Elliott said, “The secret is Christ in me, not me in […]

Mound Visits, 7/8/19

I once heard it said that every real conversation begins with someone who’s willing to listen. “My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry.” (James 1:19) Keith Madison SCORE International

Mound Visits, 7/5/19

A few years ago, a college basketball team was serving on a mission trip in the Dominican Republic. As they were talking about going out for pizza after one of their games, they discovered that these young Dominican players had never eaten pizza in a restaurant, so the American players picked them up on their […]