Occasionally I find the Lord puts specific verses in front of me throughout a season of my life. Maybe I am just heightened to that specific idea in the Bible sections that I’m reading. This week it seems like all I have been reading has been about unity. Unity of Christian brothers, unity of the […]

Is His Arm Shortened?

In staff devotional tonight before the kickoff of Faith Rx’d camp in Cincinnati I shared a quick message I had previously read from Numbers 11. In Numbers 11, the Israelites and even Moses are complaining about their conditions in the desert and specifically their lack of meat for food. God hears their complaints, and though […]


Mutually Encouraging

“For I long to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to strengthen you—that is, that we may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith, both yours and mine.” Romans 1:11-12 The CrossFit world prides itself on community. One of its fundamental elements is the ability to bring people together in […]


Why Do We Fall?

Many of us have witnessed attempts by teams and coaches to gain the favor of God with certain practices or prayers, post and pre-game, or during practices. In high school we always finished our practice with the Lord’s Prayer and quoted Philippians 4:13 or Romans 8:28. We were a public high school. Now to be […]

CrossFit Rivne: Pray. Give. Go

Ukraine Box Striving to Develop More than Fitness

Director of Fellowship of Christian Athletes Ukraine, Andriy Kravtsov, built CrossFit Rivne in battle-torn Ukraine from the ground up to leverage the intense fitness regimen to create lasting impact in the people of Ukraine, and glorify God. Says Kravtsov, “‘…to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God…’ Romans 12:1 This […]


Why We Hate Sports

It seems like in the more recent years, the evangelical Christian world has made it a point to take aim at professional and collegiate athletics. I hear stories and examples weekly of pastors using professional athletes and their fans as examples for idolatry and misplaced worship. While these pastors and churches may not be far […]