Author Archive | Chip Pugh


Champions Compete for One More Rep

AthleteWord: “But we do not belong to those who SHRINK BACK and are destroyed, but to those who have FAITH and are saved.” – Hebrews 10:39 NIV READ Hebrews 11:17-19 REFLECT Competitors move! They fight through workouts for one more rep. They strive to improve technique, strength, and efficiency so they can achieve one more […]

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Defined by what we Compete For

AthleteWord: “These all died in faith, not having receive the things promised, but having seen them and greeted them from afar” – Hebrews 11:13 ESV READ Hebrews 11:13-16 REFLECT Competitors strive to win the prize by enduring strict training in a gym a long way from the arena.  They wake up every day with their […]

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Champions are Defined By Where They Stand

AthleteWord: “Faith is the firm FOUNDATION under everything that makes life worth living.” – Hebrews 11:1 MSG READ Matthew 7:24-27 REFLECT Do shoes really matter? If we look around the fitness community, and in the greater athletic world, it’s obvious shoes are a big deal. Since most of us believe shoes will make a difference […]

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Champions are Defined By Their Story

AthleteWord: “Through their faith, the people in days of old earned a good reputation” – Hebrews 11:2 NLT READ Hebrews 11:1-3 REFLECT Who are you?  If someone could tell the story of your life, how would it be told?  What words would be used?  What experiences would matter most?  Who would be the main characters […]

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Compete With Praise

“Praise the Lord, who is my Rock. He trains my hands for war and gives my fingers skill for battle.” – Psalm 144 READ Acts 16:23-34 REFLECT Competitors fight. They push hard to achieve their goals. But, what happens when we don’t reach our goals, or when life turns in a way we didn’t expect […]

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