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02 September 2009 ~ 0 Comments

A Coach’s Primary Role: Influence

Several men on our church staff are little league coaches. So are a lot of other guys at LifePoint. I am proud of all of them. Many of them do not even have kids themselves in the game yet they give and give and give to these kids.
Of course they teach them a lot more than just football [...]

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15 July 2009 ~ 0 Comments

No Air but a Nice Trip to Denver

Just an update on our trip last weekend. Denver has almost no air. Hard to breathe throughout the trip. What should I have expected going to a city known as "The Mile High City"?
And yet, it was a most productive engagement as we got the chance to share our passion for encouraging parents through [...]

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12 May 2009 ~ 0 Comments

A Truly ‘Amazing Race’

I'm a race horse fan for three races a year. The first just happened a few days ago and it was a dooozy! The Kentucky Derby has been run for around 135 years now and the winner on May 2 – Mine That Bird – was the second longest odds in its history. Get this [...]

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03 February 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Sports Past, Sports Coming, and Past Sports Coming

So it's Monday night and I'm licking my wounds from another Super Bowl loss. Great game, no question but another heart break for me. It's been a while since I've pulled for the right (winning) Super Bowl team.
And I am also licking my wounds from the Lady Vols' loss tonight at #2 Oklahoma. (It [...]

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19 June 2008 ~ 2 Comments

Catching Up Just a Bit

Hey there. Been a while. Been a lot of miles since we talked. And lots more to go, Lord willing. Here's what's gone on lately, with elaboration to follow in subsequent posts:
* Went on a fabluous marriage enrichment cruise to Alaska! (Hey, somebody's gotta do it!) Thanks to Pat for suggesting this wonderful idea. [...]

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08 August 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Thoughts on a Braves Baseball Book

Hey There,
Back from a brief hiatus (if that’s a word).
Wanted to share with you a new book I’m beginning. It’s called Built to Win, by John Schuerholz. John is the General Manager for the Atlanta Braves since around 1991. That’s the first year they won their division in almost 20 years – and [...]

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