The Good Fight

Push Through the Pain

“Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize.” – 1 Corinthians 9:24 (NIV) Being an athlete has taught me a great deal about life. Along with playing basketball throughout my junior and senior high school […]

Whatever it Takes

“So whatever it takes, I will be one who lives in the fresh newness of life…” – Philippians 3:11 (TLB) When it comes to achieving your dreams, do you have a “whatever it takes” attitude? To possess a “whatever it takes” attitude means that you are not quick to quit or be discouraged. Sometimes this […]

Where Are You Going?

“The LORD says, “I will instruct you. I will teach you the way that you should go. I will advise you as my eyes watch over you.” – Psalm 32:8 (GWT) Where are you going? Until you can answer that question, you will either settle right where you are, or coast through life unfulfilled. Having […]

Let God Direct Your Steps

“A person plans his way, but the LORD directs his steps.” – Proverbs 16:9 (ISV) Making decisions in life is becoming more and more difficult, especially as options are becoming more abundant. What job should I take? Which direction should I go? Should I pursue this relationship?…and so forth. Scripture reminds us that we can […]

The Faithful Shall Flourish

“The righteous shall flourish like a palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon. Those that be planted in the house of the Lord shall flourish in the courts of our God.” – Psalm 92:12 The life of a believer is sometimes referred to as a plant that blossoms and bears fruit over […]

Rise Above Defeat

“In all these things we are triumphantly victorious due to the one who loved us.” – Romans 8:37 (ISV)  A victorious life in Christ is marked by the courage to rise above the ashes of defeat. Even when we are tempted to fall down and wallow in defeat, God is calling us to a higher […]

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