Mound Visits, 11/27/19

In sports, as a coach or a player, you must appear confident at all times. A player who doesn’t exude confidence sits on the bench. A coach who doesn’t exude confidence loses the respect of his players and eventually loses his job. With God, we can be totally vulnerable. God doesn’t turn his back on […]

Mound Visits, 11/26/19

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” (Unknown) “Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.” ‭‭Colossians‬ ‭3:15‬ Keith Madison SCORE International

Mound Visits, 11/25/19

What do you need to talk to God about today? Do you think your problem is too small or too large? No, He wants to hear from you. “If God were only mighty, we’d salute Him.  But since he is merciful and mighty, we can approach him.” (Max Lucado) “But you, O Lord, are a […]

Mound Visits, 11/22/19

“Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too.” – Yogi Berra Off the field, Yogi didn’t get it right very often, but he got it right this time. Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. (1 John 4:8)  So now faith, hope, […]

Mound Visits, 11/21/19

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was an anti-Nazi German during WW-ll. He was eventually thrown into a Concentration Camp for his role in aiding Jews. He was hung one month prior to Germany’s surrender to allied forces. Bonhoeffer once said: “The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children.” […]

Mound Visits, 11/20/19

The classic Gospel Song, “Just a Closer Walk” has been recorded by Patsy Cline, Alabama and many others. It’s uncertain who wrote it, but the lyrics and melody strike a chord with most of us, especially when we have no where to look but up. “I am weak but Thou art strong; Jesus, keep me […]

Mound Visits, 11/18/19

“Jesus came to announce to us that an identity based on success, popularity and power is a false identity- an illusion! Loudly and clearly he says: ‘You are not what the world makes you; but you are children of God.” (Henri Nouwen) “Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his […]

Mound Visits, 11/8/19

Tomorrow morning Sharon and I will be traveling to the Dominican Republic once again. We will be conducting free baseball clinics to about 5-6 thousand kids and sharing the Gospel and serving in various ways. So, you won’t be hearing from me for about a week. Prayers, please, for the people we attempt to serve, […]