5 Ways to Show God Our Thankfulness

The young doctor emerged from the operating room and approached my dad and me with an unreadable expression. Our hearts pounded as he lowered his mask—and to our relief,...

Godspeed Zach

My former basketball player, and now big-time racer Zach Veach, will zoom around the track this weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He earned a good starting spot on the...

20 Quotes to Encourage Friendships During COVID-19

Besties. BFF’s. Life-long friends. Friend is such a wonderful and endearing term. The good Lord created us as relational beings, first with Him, then with others. So it makes sense...

3,000 Miles for Recovery

People celebrate milestones differently. My wife and I took a cruise to Alaska to commemorate 30 years of marriage. Others do outlandish things while some prefer to keep things quiet...

A Father to the Fatherless

* This article was originally published on Rachael M Colby’s website, Tattoo It On Your Heart and also on her Cape Cod Times blog by the same name. Our culture...

When the Shoe Fits

Last week I submitted Vol. 2 of First Down Devotions: Inspirations from NFL’s Best, the fourth in a series of books to my publisher. It’s a good feeling to hit...

Father’s Second Life

February 6, 2020, the day when I thought I would lose my father. My father, Tatay, as my siblings call him, is a diabetic for 14 years, dependent on insulin....

Bitterness Strikes Out

Not too many people can say they are friends with a Major League Baseball batting champion. But Al Oliver and I know each other well. Al is most remembered for playing...

Kia’s Amazing Journey

He’s best known by his first name…. Kia. His life is remarkable. Kia Zolgharnain was born in Iran in 1965. His family was wealthy and lived in a mansion with maids...

Will you go to Nineveh?

I am halfway through the manuscript of First Down Devotions Vol. 2 that I will submit to my publisher in about a month. Last NFL season, I spent a lot...

Business

4word Hosts Tenth Anniversary Celebration Online – Gala for the Girls

The 4word 2021 Virtual Gala: An Evening with Mary Lou Retton, will be a victorious evening of inspiration, camaraderie, faith, and unapologetic ambition held on February 27, 2021

Chick-fil-A Founder’s Daughter Reveals Mom as ‘Backbone’ of Family Dynasty

“We have never separated business from good biblical principles and practices which we believe have contributed to the success of the business,” White said.

Christians, Work, and Bad Behavior

As a 34-year employee of the Federal government, including 20 years as a manager, I saw all kinds of behavior: professional, unprofessional, and downright...

Education

Homeschooling for the Non-homeschool Family

It’s definitely business as usual within our home. We homeschool, which means I have all the sharpened pencils, paper, and saved curriculum just waiting to be printed out! Not much has changed since COVID-19 reared its ugly head into our day-to-day lives. While our life...