Our team played four games in five days and so we were exhausted by the time everything was over. We first played Mexico, and then the next day we played against Uruguay. On our off day, my team and I flew over to Rio De Janeiro and spent a whole day exploring this incredibly beautiful… Continue reading FISU Friday: Rio and the Power of Prayer
Are you tired of running? Some of us are running at a hurried pace, longing for a break or at least a light shining at the end of a long tunnel of commitments and juggled priorities. In a culture that is ruled by balancing schedules, multi-tasking, tiredness, and time-oriented people...I think it is good to… Continue reading Are You Tired of Running?
Do you ever think you're doing pretty well and growing, and then something unexpected happens that makes you feel you've taken several steps back? That happened to me once (well, more than once, but we'll talk about this one time)... I was helping lead a trip overseas that brought on significantly more stress than normal.… Continue reading Rooted
Anyone that has sat and held a real conversation with me can quickly learn a few things about me. I live by a self made itinerary of my life, I'm not very open to ideas or suggestions that stray from my plan, and I love big words. For as long as I can remember I… Continue reading Not by Sight
“If we can not embrace the boredom of life and the days of nothing, then we will never know how to mine the deepest desires of our hearts. We will always walk towards activity and what appears to be work or business because we do not embrace the restlessness of nothing. God does much with little. Unbelief… Continue reading What is God Saying?
The other day I was listening to one of my favorite Christian leaders, Christine Caine. As I listened to her Passion Conference sermon I was struck by her words like always, but this time a statement really resonated with me. She began by talking about all of our “but God” statements (ex. But God, I’m… Continue reading But God
• 1.5 minute read • Written by: Marlene Dixon Our Father who IS. When we think about who God is, we might take a moment to ponder all of the names that he calls himself, and that his children called him. We could take months to do this, as there are over 80 names of God… Continue reading Our Father Who IS
• 4 minute read • I’m currently in Bilboa, Spain, playing basketball professionally. All teams do things differently dealing with living situations, and I live with a host family. The woman who is in charge with putting all of us with families in the city is actually the family I live with. Her name is Yolanda,… Continue reading Difficult People!
• 3 minute read • There is a rural farming area in the North where the most intense blizzards used to hit during winter. People needed to have a rope tied from their homes to the barns if they wanted to survive these intense storms. If they tried to venture out without a tight grip on… Continue reading The Rope and the Blizzard
• 4.5 minute read • I left. God stayed. Or so it felt. One year ago, I was about one month into living overseas for the first time while doing ministry with Athletes in Action. It was also around this time that things started getting a little rough. Spiritually, emotionally, mentally...all of it. It started with… Continue reading I Left. God Stayed.