Mound Visits, 11/9/18

(You won’t be hearing from me for a few days. The November Baseball Outreach in the Dominican Republic begins Sunday. I’m leaving very early tomorrow morning…prayers appreciated! You can always reach me via email: You never know who may be listening and what is going on in their lives. I recently spoke to a […]

Mound Visits, 11/8/18

We have more food, more clothes, more shoes, more conveniences making our lives easier, more entertainment and more “stuff” than any generation in the history of the world. Yet, not a day goes by without complaining or hearing someone complain about something. Paul, while writing from a Roman prison 2,000 years ago said this, “Do […]

Mound Visits, 11/7/18

As a coach for 28 years and as a player from youth to MiLB for over 16 years, I have learned is this: the “heart” of an athlete is the most neglected and under-trained aspect of a player’s development. I’ve seen athletes with below average athletic skills and a great heart achieve phenomenal things, while […]

Mound Visits, 11/5/18

Good morning! We should all strive to develop strong character and follow the example of Christ to the best of our ability. Having said that, I have good news and bad news for you today. The bad news is that we will never be good enough to enter heaven. Billy Graham wasn’t. Mother Teresa wasn’t. […]

Mound Visits, 11/3/18

When I have trouble in my life or if there is trouble in the lives of those I love, my first instinct is to work as hard as I can to fix it. In reality, as followers of Christ, we should trust Him and bring our troubles to Him first. That doesn’t mean we should […]

Mound Visits, 11/2/18

Many reading these words this morning are facing trials, preparing for a challenging work-day or perhaps making difficult decisions. You are not alone. Ask God for strength. He has it and He wants to help you. As a matter of fact, God has already given you all that you need, just ask Him to help […]

Mound Visits, 11/1/18

Yesterday, I talked to an outstanding young professional “baseball guy” who has been frustrated and ready to give up on his career. He said, “I finally prayed confessing to God that my career and my life is in His hands and to do with them as He chooses. Within the week I had an offer […]