Tag Archives: success

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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Living a Country Way of Life (Part 5)

In Part 1 of this blog series, I talked about my humble beginnings and how it gave me an understanding of what country living is all about.  If you would like to read Part 1, you can check it out … Continue reading

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Be the Encouraging Word

Hebrews 10:23-25 (NIV) 23 Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. 24 And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, 25 not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit … Continue reading

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