Practicing Strength Through Gratitude

  AthleteWord: Truly saying “thank-you” is impossible when you think you run the show. STRENGTH WORK Romans 1:18-25 Strength is developed through a disciplined dedication to training. But have we ever thought about the origin of the wisdom we use when designing programs? What about the design of our bodies? If we see design, doesn’t […]

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What Does It Mean To Be Great?

AthleteWord: Champions do not DEFINE GREATNESS by how many serve them – but by how THEY SERVE. STRENGTH WORK Matthew 20:20-28 How do you define greatness?  Is it something we do?  Is it a position we hold?  I once had an individual admit what many of us think.  He said, “I just want to be […]

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Single-Arm Service

We all have our favorite movements and our most challenging movements.  But any movement that is single-arm or single-leg, tops my list of challenging movements. Isolating one side reminds me how much weaker the left-side of my body is than my right side. One-arm presses on my left side are ugly. One-legged squats on my […]

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Serving in the Strength God Supplies

AthleteWord: Champions take great joy in knowing the GIFT of God can never be earned, deserved or returned.   STRENGTH WORK 2 Kings 5:1-18 Where does our strength to serve come from?  Is strength earned or given?  What about our unique talents?  Were they earned or given?  We know we can gain strength through training, […]

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Strong Words Build Unity

AthleteWord: Champions rely on EXPLOSIVE POWER to develop the ability to speak POWERFULLY.   STRENGTH WORK Ephesians 4:25-32 Is it wrong to use profanity?  Are there specific curse words that are sinful?  Most of the words we classify in this category are not addressed in the Bible, so we must reason from the principles found […]

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