Football Worship

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The NFL season officially began yesterday and I’m sure many of us were glued to our TV sets in anticipation that our team would win the day. In fact, leading up to yesterday you may have participated in a fantasy football league or even gone to a game yourself. Whether it’s the NFL or your favorite college team, be careful …

Sacrificing Everything

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If you’ve watched the news lately you probably have seen Nike’s newest endorser of it’s “Go for It” campaign that has been so lucrative for them the over the years. Colin Kaepernick continues to make new flashes; first with his kneeling during the national anthem, 2nd with his collusion suit against the NFL owners, and now with his sacrifice everything …

Gentleness

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Today’s headline in sports is about New York Giants superstar receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. who just signed a 5 year $95 million dollar contract. He was featured on Lebron James’ HBO show, “The Shop” and said he feels like a zoo animal. People want pictures with him, want him to perform his quirky end zone celebrations, or just want to …

Kneeling is Good!

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Colin Kapernick, one time 49er quarterback started a firestorm two years ago when he knelt on the football field in protest over racial inequality in America. The NFL has no clue what to do, the President of the United States has been involved, and all fans alike are tired of the distraction this has caused. Whether you believe it is …

Perspective is Everything!

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In this world of manly behavior where we beat our chests when we hit a home run or score a goal in hockey, I thought Iā€™d share how one man dealt with his greatest weakness. Greg Laurie is Pastor of Harvest Fellowship in Southern California and shares this devotion this morning. The most manly thing we can do is pray! …

The World Cup

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I have to admit: soccer, excuse me, football, has little interest to me. The World Cup just concluded this past week and France has taken the title for the 2nd time in World Cup history. I’m told that is huge. Also, let it be know that the World Cup final is the most watched sporting event on the planet! It’s …

All Stars

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The major league baseball season has reached its halfway point and the Seattle Mariners are the surprise of the league. Their record is 57-34 and they are solidly 6 games ahead of Oakland for the wild card birth and only 3 games behind last year’s World Series Champion Houston Astros. It appears that the Mariners will be in the playoffs …

Joylessness

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The NBA finals are heading for game 3 with the Golden State Warriors leading 2-0. Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers ran into a wall in California this weekend at Oracle Arena in Oakland. Game one came down to a final free throw that, if it went in, would have won the game for Cleveland, but it did not. The …

Memorial Day

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For most Americans, it’s just a day off from work. Many don’t stop to take the time to understand just what Memorial Day truly means. Today’s blog will explain the meaning and help us remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms. Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men …

Time for Fishing

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We finally got out for our first day of fishing this year. A quick Saturday morning trip to Hayden Lake on a beautiful day was just what the doctor ordered. It wasn’t great fishing as we caught 4 small bass in the one-pound range, but it was a great day. As the saying goes, “The worst day fishing is better …