It is not good for man to be alone. When God first created Adam in the garden, he was all alone. No spouse. No friends. No family. Our Triune God knew that we couldn’t live out our lives in His image if we had no one to love and care for. So God … Continue reading Steven Souza Jr. – The Importance of Teammates
The New Year will soon be upon us. We prepare to say goodbye to 2017 and welcome in 2018. Many of us will use this as an opportunity to recommit ourselves to live better lives than we’ve been living. My very first blog post here on A Lamp unto My Cleats was about relief pitcher … Continue reading Steve Cishek – 1 Corinthians 10:31
1-in-4. Jim and Carla McCann were a Christian couple living in Southern California. About 5 years into their marriage, they were ready to start a family. Carla became pregnant, and, for nearly 9 months, everything was perfect. About 3 days before he was due to be born, the boy stopped kicking. Carla went … Continue reading James McCann – Mark 10:27
Robinson Chirinos was always a long shot to make it to the major leagues. In 2000, he was signed as an infielder by the Chicago Cubs out of Punto Fijo, in the oil producing region of Venezuela. But, as his minor league career progressed, it became clear that he wasn’t going to make it as … Continue reading Robinson Chirinos – Mark 9:23
It’s the end of July. That means it’s the heart of the Major League baseball season. For many of you it’s summer vacation time. And for others of you, this time of year is best described by 3 little letters; V.B.S. Vacation Bible School For Christians across the country, it’s a week of … Continue reading Chase Whitley – John 3:16
Before there was Mike Trout, there was Peter Bourjos. Before Trout lit up centerfield at Angel Stadium with highlight plays, Bourjos was the exciting center fielder for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Going into the 2010 season, he was ranked by Baseball America as the #2 prospect in the Angels system. He … Continue reading Peter Bourjos – Proverbs 3:5
At the time of this post, the Washington Nationals are in the 2016 Divisional Playoffs, one win away from advancing to the National League Championship Series. It's a glorious time to be a Washington National. But for National's outfielder Chris Heisey, life hasn't always been glorious. He has a different word he uses to describe … Continue reading Chris Heisey – Philippians 2:3-4
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