Author Archive | Chip Pugh


Only One Voice Leads to Real Success

AthleteWord: We were MADE to pursue excellence by connecting to one TEAM that follows one VOICE. READ  John 10 REFLECT What is a team?  The word finds its meaning from the idea of a team of animals pulling together.  Successful teams are linked together so they can pull in the same direction.  Many of us […]

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Athletes Train One Step at a Time

AthleteWord: SMALL STEPS can make a HUGE DIFFERENCE when they follow the RIGHT path.   READ 1 Timothy 4:7-10 REFLECT Athletes push to get better.  They don’t simply “workout.”  Athletes train.  Working out allows us to move, sweat, and burn calories.  But, training implies we are progressing toward a goal.   DISCUSSION What are your […]

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Athletes Aim For Something Bigger

Athletes Aim For Something Bigger AthleteWord: We TRAIN for goals out of this world because the FINISH LINE is further than you can see! READ Hebrews 5:7-10 REFLECT Jesus was an athlete.  We don’t have record of Him playing a sport, running a race, or lifting a barbell.  But we have plenty of evidence that […]

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The Mission of Giving

  AthleteWord: The GREATEST competitor gave the greatest GIFT – He gave His all for His team!   STRENGTH WORK Matthew 1:18-25 This time of year we all enjoy gift-giving.  How much will we spend?  Who will we buy gifts for and how will we choose what to purchase? Gifts do not define everything in […]

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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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