With college football kicking off tonight, I thought I’d share some highlights that the University of Minnesota posted of my time as a player. This footage brings back great memories for me and I think you’ll agree it’s definitely a Throwback Thursday clip. That was a glimpse of my time in the game, why don’t you […]
To all of you who are fathers, I want to wish you a Happy Father’s Day. Growing up, I didn’t appreciate all that my dad did. But now that I’m grown, I see just how much he did for our family. I want to encourage you to enjoy time with your family and celebrate […]
I can still remember the day I heard that Dr. Martin Luther King was killed. As a kid, I was frustrated and upset. Fortunately, my father shared some great advice with me and encouraged me to ask the question, “How can I make it better?” when situations in life are uncertain and disappointing. Here […]
Because I grew up in the 1960’s, in the middle of the Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day has always had a special meaning to me. I can still remember, as a 12 year old in my hometown of Jackson, Michigan, hearing the news that Dr. King had been killed. And it […]
Have you ever contemplated the purpose of life? It is easy to feel as if you are walking aimlessly and become discouraged in the process. I believe that my life’s purpose is to honor the Lord and lead other people to love and honor Him with their lives as well. Here are more of […]
It was one of the biggest choices in my life and I had to answer a lot of questions: was this person right for me? Did I really enjoy spending time with them? Did we share the same values and goals? Was I willing to lose them to someone else if I didn’t make […]
Where were you on September 11th, 2001? Ten years after the September 11th attacks, we remember the many lives lost on that fateful day.
Here’s a quick update on my good friend, Mark Lemke. I can’t tell you how grateful I am that the Lord caused our paths to cross.
One of the things that has really helped me stay on course in life is reading the Bible and thinking about what it says. Over the years I’ve been fortunate to be involved with study groups from a number of different walks of life. For many years I was studying with coaches on our coaching staffs. […]
I have some great memories of my mother. She was a fantastic mom, a great teacher and she was a really good athlete! That’s probably the first thing that I remember. I practiced more with my mom than I did with my dad. I remember the first time I was able to beat my mom […]