“Make a Difference Today”

BRADENTON, Fla. – ENCOURAGE: To give support, confidence or hope to someone. I met Clint Hurdle, the manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates, last season in Cincinnati. I was there to do some...

Athletes or Idols?

This past weekend I was honored and blessed to be able to spend some time at a Super Bowl event in Minneapolis. Wow, was it cold there! I attended the NFL-sanctioned...

The Hungry Dogs vs. The Empire

After a very long two-week layoff, the Philadelphia Eagles will finally face the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 52 at 6:30 pm EST. This match-up pits two high-powered offenses against two top-five defenses.

Hungry Dogs Got to Eat

Once again, the Philadelphia Eagles found themselves playing the underdog role, in a home playoff game.

A Spark of Hope

It is not often that a number one seed beats a six seed in the National Football League (NFL) Playoffs, by a score of 15-10, and it is a considered an upset.  That is the position the Philadelphia Eagles found themselves in as they faced the Atlanta Falcons, last night in the Divisional Round of the playoffs.

The Rolling Tide Vs. Hungry Dogs

The University of Alabama Crimson Tide and University of Georgia Bulldogs are preparing for a battle of the SEC’s finest, in tonight’s NCAA College Football National Championship game. Tonight’s game is not only a renewal of a storied rivalry, but also the game is enhanced because it pits Bulldogs Coach Kirby Smart against his mentor and teacher Nick Saban.

Wentzwagon Derailed, But Not Out

The Philadelphia Eagles are coming off a hard-fought victory against the Los Angeles Rams. However, the win came at a cost, as star quarterback Carson Wentz suffered an ACL tear while diving for a touchdown during a QB run.

The Eagles Are Flying High, Due To The Ties That Bind.

The Philadelphia Eagles have a 10-2 record. That makes them one of the best teams in the NFL. However, one of the things that ties this team together is their Christian faith.

You too can lead O-H-I-O

In order to execute the entire Script Ohio, the whole band must follow one person – the Drum Major. This leader is decked out in a stylish uniform and carries a huge baton. If he gets out of step, then the whole thing becomes a mess. To my knowledge, that has never happened. That is why they practice.

Are You Ready for Some Football?

Andy Dalton is a solid Christian player who holds his God, family, and team up in that order. His priorities are in check, and he is playing the game for the right reason. He definitely wants to win, but he also wants to be a positive example to everyone who watches. He has accepted his role as a public figure and demonstrates an honest and humble attitude.

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Cousin Wesley Brings a Chuckle

My cousin Wesley Harris is doing his part. He started exchanging puns with his nephew, Paul Donaldson. Others contributed and now Wesley has collected a ton of puns, quips and jokes. Wesley posts a daily funny on his Facebook page, bringing smiles, chuckles and sometimes groans.

Surrender Completely

God would have us to do as those little birds! Surrender completely to His power and love. He would have us to seek our safety in HIM.

Rick Barnes’ Biggest Regret

San Antonio — Regrets. Most everyone has them. Maybe you picked the wrong career or you wish you had gone to college. But Rick Barnes, who received the 2018 Coach Wooden “Keys to Life” Award at the Legends of the Hardwood Breakfast, recently hosted by Athletes in Action, has a big one.

Stay at 17 Inches

Several hands went up when Scolinos asked how many Little League coaches were in the room. “Do you know how wide home plate is in Little League?” After a pause, someone offered, “17 inches,” more question than answer.

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