Tag Archives: success

Finding the Balanced Life

Self-confidence is an ideal balance of trusting our own abilities and judgement, and having humility and earnestly learning from others.  Consider the example of a finely tuned guitar.  Even if 5 strings are perfectly in tune and only one string … Continue reading

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What Happens to Us As We Do God’s Will?

Colossians 1:9-14 (NIV) 9 For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, … Continue reading

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Stepping Into the Great Unknown

Back in November, I had the honor and privilege to be the keynote speaker at our Upward Football end of the year celebration.  I have been coaching Upward sports for nearly a decade now and it has had a huge … Continue reading

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Uncharted Territory

This season all of the faithful Cyclone Football fans have seen what a special season this is.  We have trusted in the process that new coach Matt Campbell has been talking about and now we are starting to see some … Continue reading

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Forever a Pirate

Dear 2017 Hudson Pirate Football Team, Last Friday, my wife Stephanie, my son Matthew, and my mother Jill traveled to Belle Plaine to see you guys play.  I want to start by congratulating your team on an undefeated regular season. … Continue reading

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Real Success Comes From Dependence

Job 6:13 (NIV) 13 Do I have any power to help myself,     now that success has been driven from me?  Job 42:1-6 (NIV) 42 Then Job replied to the Lord: 2 “I know that you can do all things;     no purpose of yours can … Continue reading

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Building Sustainable Success

A few weeks ago, as I was flying across the country for work, I was looking through one of the airline magazines and I came across a story that caught my attention.  The article was highlighting places to visit and … Continue reading

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