Mile 11: How to know if you’re a natural leader

There are many characteristics that reveal if you're a natural leader. I will only point out two in this post. The only reason that I can think of that a person would give their left arm to become a leader is because they have a wrong perception of what being one is. If you are … Continue reading Mile 11: How to know if you’re a natural leader

Mile 11: The one thing ALL obstacles back down from

"Billy Mills was born on June 30, 1938 into poverty on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, home of the Oglala Sioux. His family, which consisted of 15 members, experienced tragedy. Billy's mom died when he was 7, and his dad died when he was 12. The orphaned Billy was sent to a … Continue reading Mile 11: The one thing ALL obstacles back down from

Mile 11: Commitment and Perseverance really are the backbone of faith

What if when I do it I do it wrong? Then all my teammates will think I can't play. I'm guarding that person? Man, nobody in our conference can contain that person. There are a couple of things that will always be core hindrances to any performance - fear and unbelief. Even in your Christian … Continue reading Mile 11: Commitment and Perseverance really are the backbone of faith

Mile 10: What I mean when I say lead

There's a prevailing thought circulating through our culture that says something like, "If you don't have enough knowledge (learning) or have been in a field long enough(experience) that you shouldn't be listened to for any real insight." True? True. At least how I see it. Most of the time when I say leadership I am … Continue reading Mile 10: What I mean when I say lead

Mile 10: One technique that can fast track skill development

A little over 10 years ago, my father became an amputee(because of a bad circumstance) losing the part of his left leg below the knee. Besides taking advantage of ordering us around a bit(I'm joking pops...only if you're reading), he mentioned that he still felt pains and itches in the foot that wasn't there any … Continue reading Mile 10: One technique that can fast track skill development

Mile 10: How our commitment is tethered to God’s faithfulness

We are used to "getting" in the sports culture. You get a position, workout gear, footwear, bags, playing time, and even free access to trainers. Rarely in the culture do we find a personal mindset of giving(in sports and in America's pop culture as well). But what does the sports culture want their athletes to … Continue reading Mile 10: How our commitment is tethered to God’s faithfulness