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The Winning Team

Galatians 3:28

for you are all one in Christ Jesus

20140530-104833-38913743.jpgIn team sports – it is often the team that plays well together that wins over the team with more star players. The NBA Finals was a good example of this idea. Although the Spurs’ Tim Duncan will become a Hall-of-Famer – his supporting cast are simply good players that play like a team – and Tim is well beyond his peak years. They beat a team with future Hall-of-Famers LeBron James (in his prime) and Dwayne Wade (just past his prime). The stars lost and the team won.

The Orioles are a good team. They have some good players – maybe even some future Hall-of-Famers – time will tell. They are leading their division by 3.5 games and are tied for the 3rd best record in the AL – 62-48 (Detroit is at 61-47). They just played some of the teams that have star players – pitchers with better pedigrees and hitters too – two of those teams have better records than the Orioles. But they play great defense – rose to the occasion pitching and hit just enough to win 6 of 10 on a West Coast trip and 4 of 2 on a recent home stand against some of the same teams. Continue reading

August 4, 2014 Posted by | Church, Community, Daily Devotion, Discipleship, Encouragement, Faith Journey, Family, From the Pastor, Leadership, Personal | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

   

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