Mound Visits, 6/30/22

Mound Visit There isn’t a lot of security on Wall Street, or any street, to be honest. Inflation is up, crime is up and our trust in politicians and the media is down. For real security, look up to the cross. We are secured not because we hold tightly to Jesus, but because he holds […]

Mound Visits, 6/29/22

Mound Visit A prayer for us today. “Heavenly Father, help us to walk with our heads up so that we might see what you have planned for us today. We have our own plans, but Yours can be life changing for us or for someone we encounter. As we go from one meeting to the […]

Mound Visits, 6/28/22

POST SEASON MOUND VISIT Many times coaches and athletes prepare hard for a season, then play, coach and battle hard during a grueling schedule. Finally, they lay it all on the line during the post season. After 10 months of preparation and competing the “tank becomes empty.” There’s nothing left. The body, mind and soul […]

Mound Visits, 6/27/22

Lunchtime Mound Visit A few takeaways from our Monday morning Coaches and Scouts Bible Study: “The great doors of opportunity swing on little hinges called ‘obedience.’” (Mike Linch) “And this is love: that we walk in obedience to his commands. As you have heard from the beginning, his command is that you walk in love.”(2 […]

Mound Visits, 6/25/22

Jesus always invited the most interesting peopleto the party; prostitutes, beggars, tax collectors, Pharisees and people like us. The conversations must have been fascinating. In the streets, Jesus touched the lepers, spoke in the synagogues and helped, healed and rescued all types of people.His arms were open. They were not folded across His chest “Jesus […]

Mound Visits, 6/24/22

“There are two circumstances that lead to arrogance: one is when you’re wrong and you can’t face it; the other is when you’re right and nobody else can face it.” (Unknown) “For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but […]

Mound Visits, 6/23/22

God can use small things to accomplish much. ..a small lunch of five loaves and two fish, a teenager with a stone and slingshot and perhaps a prayer or act of kindness from us. We are not too small to be used by God and for His purpose. Let’s make ourselves available today. “Now to […]

Mound Visits, 6/22/22

God has an assignment for you today. If you don’t do it, it won’t get done. Perhaps your assignment today is to encourage someone at work, thank someone who has been a friend through thick or thin, or stand up for someone who is being mistreated. Ask God to show your assignment to you so […]

Mound Visits, 6/21/22

During the College World Series in Omaha each summer, the Board of the American Baseball Coaches Association meets. (Good place for a board meeting!) I have some close friends on the board, so during our leisure time we talk about our families and other important things as we “catch up.” What we do mostly is […]

Mound Visits, 6/20/22

Jesus offers rest for your souls. “In these times, God’s people must trust him for rest of body and soul.”(David Wilkerson) “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and […]