Sports

Basketball & Faith

All Articles, Priorities, Sports|

Topic: Priorities & Hard Work

Author: Kip Burmeister (Darby H.S.)

 

I am a huuuuuuge basketball fan! I like most sports, but hoops has a special place in my heart. I love basketball because it’s a sport that allows you to play with teammates but at the same time develop yourself as an individual player. I played Forward […]

Soccer & Faith

All Articles, Sports, Teamwork|

Topic: Teamwork

Author: Tony Giovarelli (Youth Leader)

 

As a soccer goalie, I had four defensemen in front of me with the job of setting the line and preventing any offensive player from getting through to attempt to score. Constant communication between myself and the defensemen, allowed us to defend as one cohesive unit. If one person made a mistake, it […]

Dancing for the Lord

All Articles, Fear, Sports|

Topic: Fear & Freedom

Author: Sydney Francis (Donelson M.S.)

 

Since I was three, I have been dancing. Dancing is not only my hobby, but it’s also my passion. I have enjoyed and performed many different kinds of dance including: ballet, lyrical, acro, hip-hop, jazz, contemporary, & point. My favorite type of dance is contemporary & jazz. My […]

Fishing & Faith

All Articles, Faith, Sports|

Topic: Faith & Action

Author: Dan Ely (Biologist & Fish Whisperer)

 

I was so excited to go on the long awaited deep sea fishing trip to Acapulco, Mexico. I could hardly sleep as I lay in bed waiting to get up with the sun and board our charter fishing boat with my best friend from high school. The […]

Surfing & Faith

All Articles, Perseverance, Sports|

Topic: Perseverance & Patience

Author: Dan Ely (Mentor & Friend)

 

When I was 10 years old my family moved from Dayton, Ohio to Redondo Beach, California. Our house was on a hill and from the living room window I could see the Pacific Ocean about a mile away. I was so excited to try out the beach […]