Mound Visits, 4/28/23

The ultimate goal of every smart hitter in baseball is not only to get on base, but to make it home. “The purpose of the Bible? Salvation. God’s highest passion is to get His children home. His book, the Bible, describes His plan of salvation. The purpose of the Bible is to proclaim God’s plan […]

Mound Visits, 4/26/23

Pray about your work/life balance. Ask God to give you wisdom as you organize your calendar each day, week and month. When you are working, be all in. When you are with your family, be all in. “The best use of life is LoveThe best expression of love is timeThe best time to love is […]

Mound Visits, 4/25/23

A miracle happens when people take their eyes off of themselves and look to God for help. He changes their life. I’ve seen it many times. He changes selfishness to service. He changes bitterness to beauty. He changes rebellion to worship. He changes insecure people into confident people. He changes hate into forgiveness. “Jesus, the […]

Mound Visits, 4/24/23

As a coach in the SEC for many years, the second half of the SEC schedule could be grueling. Every game is important. Every pitch is important! Competing on every pitch can drain you over the course of the season. As a coach or as an athlete you can’t compete if your tank is empty. […]

Mound Visits, 4/22/23

The drug problem is hideous and it’s stealing life from hundreds of thousands in America alone. There are other less obvious “life thieves” in our hearts; selfishness, pride, comparison, hatred, jealousy and envy. The list could go on and on. Guard your heart and choose the life giving journey with Christ. “The thief comes only […]

Mound Visits, 4/20/23

A short prayer for all of us today: “Father, I know there will be someone today that I see, or think about, who needs someone to believe in them; someone who won’t give up on them. Lord, help me to take the focus off of myself in order see someone else. Amen.” Many times God […]

Mound Visits, 4/18/23

Struggling professionally is not a season anyone wants to endure. As we begin to mature, we can look in the rear view mirror and see how God helped us through the valley and also taught us valuable lessons we could not have learned in any other way. Praise God on the mountain tops and trust […]

Mound Visits, 4/15/23

““Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: “ ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’”(Matthew 22:36-39) Which neighbor should I love? The […]

Mound Visits, 4/14/23

We never drift so far away that God’s love can’t reach us. In the middle of the Pacific alone? God is with you. In the depths of the deepest cave alone? God is with you. Distant because of rebellion and sin? Turn to Him. He will be running toward you. “But now in Christ Jesus […]

Mound Visits, 4/12/23

The 24th chapter of Matthew talks much about the end times. It’s sobering, but there is also much hope! I encourage you to stay the course. Be prayerful, be watchful and be intentional about loving God and loving others. “At that time many will turn away from the faith and will betray and hate each […]