What does every winning team need to succeed? Motivation is among the essential ingredients. Delivering a motivational talk is a way Staff and volunteers the can serve a high school coach, opening doors to share the grace and truth of Jesus Christ with the team. Marty and Jael Boeschling, Staff in San Diego, write about a recent example.
A few weeks ago, Marty had the opportunity to speak in front of almost all the freshman football team. Those who chose to stay heard about the “Ingredients of a Champion: Desire, Discipline, and Dedication”. Marty shared with them how they could use those three ingredients not only on the field, but also in the classroom, their relationships, and in all of life.
Then the players heard from the starting quarterback of the Varsity team as he shared how Student Venture has helped him develop in those areas as well.
Marty then invited the players to attend a follow-up pizza party a few days later. There, he shared with the players openly about how they have the opportunity to become a true champion — in a relationship with God that is only through Jesus Christ.
Ben, a student whose heart was recaptured by God through a serious motorcycle accident, also shared his testimony with the players, and two of the players indicated that they prayed to receive Christ that night. Since then, Marty has begun a bible study with many of these players.
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In December, we rode the West Orange Trail, a rails to trails recreational path in Orlando. From the trail head, we rode to the 10 mile marker and back. Hannah rode the whole way while Ethan, who is just learning to ride a two-wheeler, rode first-class in a bike trailer.
- Greg will be in Orange County later this month (Jan. 23–30) to participate in Cypress Church’s missions week. His cell # is 321-278-9350 if you would like to connect with him.
- I want our family to be one marked by joy in all things. Too often, starting with me (Greg), attitudes in our family are shaped by our immediate circumstances, be they good or bad, rather than the eternal perspective that God is good and works all things together for our good. Would you pray for us in this regard?