Captive Thoughts | Crosstraining 8.31.15

Read 2 Corinthians 10:4-5 At a camp I speak at every year, there are these two big room dividers we take up stairs. These things are not only big, but they are heavy and bulky. I dread dragging those things up the stairs every year. This past year, though, there were...

Sabotaged | Crosstraining 8.28.15

Read Matthew 13:24-26 I’m a sucker for any food that is pretty unhealthy. My favorite foods are pizza, ice cream, and anything deep fried. It seems like everytime I decide I want to start eating healthier, someone recommends we go out for pizza or my wife makes a big...

Good Soil | Crosstraining 8.27.15

Read Matthew 13:23 Growing up, we lived out in the country on a hill where they had to do some bulldozing to prepare the land for us to live on it. I lived there for seven or eight years, and there were several spots that had been bulldozed that still didn’t grow...

Choked | Crosstraining 8.26.15

Read Matthew 13:22 I had a friend once who was absolutely freaking out about something. He was talking about how a test he was taking was worth 50% of his grade in a class he needed to graduate. As he talked, it sounded as if he bombed the exam and wouldn’t be able to...

Scorched | Crosstraining 8.25.15

Read Matthew 13:20-21 When I got my first car, I didn’t know much about taking care of a vehicle. To be honest, I still don’t know much about cars, but I knew a whole lot less back then. So, when my tires were worn out, I didn’t know that it was time to get my tires...