Category Archives: Iowa State Football

A Rose We Will Never Forget: Remembering the Life of Rose Ann Pierce

As I was preparing my talk for Grandma Rose’s funeral, the memories flooded my soul and the words kept coming and coming.  By the time I was done, I had a talk that was going to be way too long … Continue reading

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Did You Know That About the Big 12?

I might be a little biased, but I think that the Big 12 Conference is one of the best conferences in all of collegiate sports.  Granted, my team is Iowa State and since they are in that conference, I tend … Continue reading

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Getting Rid of the Frogs (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this blog series we looked at Exodus 8 and how Pharaoh waited a day to have Moses ask God to get rid of the frogs.  Carrying unforgiveness around in your heart is like carrying a bunch … Continue reading

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Prayers for Protection

When I led the Cyclone Chapel service for the Iowa State football team several weeks ago, I wanted to give them a list of prayers they could select from that would be fitting to pray prior to football games. I … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Can Go Back

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to go back in time.  How is that you say?  I will get to that a little later.  Due to a new business opportunity for work, I found myself in the Ft. Worth, … Continue reading

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The Real Mega Superconference

A few months ago, Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops stirred up a healthy debate when he took a few shots at the SEC. “So they’ve had the best team in college football,” Stoops told the Tulsa World.  “They haven’t had the whole … Continue reading

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The Day Little Brother Grew Up

As another great battle between Iowa and Iowa State is about to come again, I can’t help but think back to 15 years ago yesterday.  The date was Sept. 12, 1998 and scene was Kinnick Stadium.  We were 30 point … Continue reading

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