Thoughts in Training Blogs
August 6, 2022
I got to see the depth and power of big tech to limit freedom of speech and access to information. That should infuriate everyone who agrees that truth must be inseparable from education. If our culture continues to conclude that wholistic ignorance is an acceptable architecture, we are doomed.
July 14, 2022
Three races in 6 days was heavy, but I would not have missed it for the world.
June 28, 2022
Working with refugees exposes the character of generations of people.
June 8, 2022
The Golden Rule doesn't end in the church. It only starts there. These people need more than someone to raise awareness. They need food, hygiene products, water, and clothing. Tomorrow, I will show up with all of that, thanks to the help of a lot of you.
May 31, 2022
Politics says that all men are created equal or. Faith says all men are created in the image of God. There is no promise of an equal outcome, and if you try to force an equal outcome, you will be fighting natural processes and God’s design. If you take from the rich to give to the poor, you need to take parts of the sun and share it equally with everyone. If you will use this new fad definition of fair, redistribute fresh water while you are at it. None of those last two events have ever happened naturally. Why would they? It isn’t worth the effort, is it?”
May 1, 2022
As a centurion, he acted as chief of police, and he doubled as the magistrate, hearing all cases that required justice. In the modern world, the executive branch and judicial branch are often considered to be in conflict, but in ancient Rome, no such thinking existed. Add to the list of responsibilities that he was the head of all the tax collectors. Caesarea had over 100,000 people by some estimates, and it was a transit point for merchants from around the world. Administration of all these was his day job. He had to do all of it as a new follower of Christ.
March 27, 2022
Although we don’t take North Carolina to Spain, or vice versa, our mentality does travel as we traverse these two cycling destinations. Let me use chronology to tell tales.
March 18, 2022
However, at the end of 2021, we began to put our vision into the market to see who might want to try cycling in Spain. Quickly, many of the athletes that I coach signed up. Some agreed to bring their wives. Then, someone I didn’t know decided to jump in. Soon, all the available space at the villa was full, and I labeled our trip as sold out. I began saying no to people who wanted to come.