Tag Archives: success

Great Opportunity

I enjoy playing “Words with Friends” on the phone. This is a word game similar to “Scrabble”. Recently I started a new game, and with the letters I was given, I was able to score 20 points on the first … Continue reading

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Your Own Definition

“If at first you don’t succeed, redefine success!”—Robert Fulghum. In Matthew 25, Jesus tells a story about a man who attempted to redefine success. The story begins with a master giving three of his servants a substantial amount of money … Continue reading

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Why He Failed

In Matthew 25, Jesus tells a story about three servants who are entrusted by their master with huge amounts of money that they are to invest in order to gain a return. The first two servants doubled their master’s money … Continue reading

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The Secret to Success

In a devotion he wrote for The Southeast Outlook, Jacob Glassner tells how Sara Blakely learned to appreciate failure. Blakely, the founder and CEO of Spanx, a billion-dollar apparel company, often shares the story that led to her success. When … Continue reading

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Summitt of Influence

Many people are mourning the passing of one of the greatest coaches of all time, Pat Summitt, who coached the University of Tennessee women’s basketball team to 1,098 wins and 8 national championships. Coach Summitt is credited with raising the … Continue reading

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Scoring Points for the Lord

I recently saw a video of a boy playing an arcade game that consisted of shooting small basketballs into a goal. I have tried this before, so I know how difficult it is to score. However, this young man was … Continue reading

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No Distractions

Steve Prohm tries to integrate his faith in Jesus Christ into every aspect of his life, including his job as head coach of the Murray State men’s basketball team. Last year, the team studied the book of Nehemiah, and was … Continue reading

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How Do You Define Success?

Mother Teresa It is reported that Mother Teresa once attended a gathering with kings and presidents and statesmen from all over the world. They were there with their fancy clothing and expensive jewelry. Mother Teresa looked out of place, with … Continue reading

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After Many Days

Ecclesiastes 11:1—“Cast your bread upon the waters, for after many days you will find it again.” Many Christians are familiar with this verse, and we know that it encourages us to do good things and expect good results for our … Continue reading

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Immediate Success

J. P. Arencibia J.P. Arencibia, a rookie catcher for the Toronto Blue Jays, hit a home run on the very first pitch he saw in the major leagues. On Saturday, August 7, he became only the 26th player in history … Continue reading

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