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10 05, 2019

NTC Wrap Up: Finishing Well

By |2019-05-10T12:03:33-04:00May 10th, 2019|

Ask any retired athlete what they miss most and the answer is not often the game, the crowds, or the competition, but rather the locker room. Namely, the team, the brotherhood/sisterhood, the camaraderie and the feeling of belonging. There is something sacred about enduring a season of sport together, it is a fellowship that cannot [...]

4 05, 2019

NTC Day 5: A Ministry More Glorious

By |2019-05-07T22:25:54-04:00May 4th, 2019|

S.P.E.C.I.A.L. "Strong and courageous!" Once again choruses of spiritual affirmation ring out through pool gallery. This time, there is a noted difference from earlier in the week. The aim for the next twenty four hours is to push athletes to not simply a physical exhaustion but also a spiritual exhaustion. When you strip athletes of [...]

2 05, 2019

NTC Day 3: How Bad Do You Want It?

By |2019-05-03T09:28:00-04:00May 2nd, 2019|

Choruses of "we're saved!" rang across the gym, words of affirmation of their present standing in Christ. On another court, "free!" an audible reminder of the freedom that Christ offers to compete in their sport. Around the gym, teams shouted various  other reminders of spiritual truths as saints. Spiritual reminders will come easily and readily [...]