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Heaven is Home

May 14, 2013 by


A few weeks ago, I asked a room of high school students what they thought of when they thought of heaven.  The answers weren’t particularly impressive.  One answer of course was the familiar image of clouds in the sky.  I was surprised to hear one student reference the 80’s hit song “Heaven is a Place […]

Putting first things first in baseball and life

May 6, 2013 by


Last week, I coached the season opener for the Sycamore Rockets; it was a game filled with thrilling moments for these young baseball players.  In fact, it was the first game ever for most of the players.  What set this game apart from any I’ve coached or even watched was not the “inside the park […]