Author Archive | Chip Pugh

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Training on a Mission

AthleteWord: My MISSION till I die is to make ONE name famous! STRENGTH WORK Genesis 1:26-31 What is your purpose for training? Why do you spend time developing strength, endurance, and physical fitness?  There could be many good reasons for aiming to be physically fit, but have you ever considered your personal motivation? DISCUSSION Spend […]

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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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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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