I’m pretty sure God doesn’t give a hill of beans if I run a fast marathon … but I do.
Tag Archives: running
From Race Prep to Building a Base
I just completed a rather dumb training cycle. With just a few sub-100 mile months under my belt after two months of near zero training due to injury and a cross country move, I decided last fall to run a spring marathon … and to use the Hansons Marathon Method Advanced Program to help me achieve thatContinue reading “From Race Prep to Building a Base”
The Bible’s “Marathon” Verses – 26:2
I am running my second-ever marathon this Saturday. A marathon is 26.2 miles. For no reason other than the novelty of it, I present here every chapter 26, verse 2, of the Bible – out of context, and perhaps quite odd to read in isolation from the broader story of the text. The marathon distance is rather arbitrary,Continue reading “The Bible’s “Marathon” Verses – 26:2″
Short-term commitment to church? I can relate.
I don’t begrudge folks who slip into the church for a time and then find themselves away. Rather, part of what we’re called to do in the church is to walk with people where they’re at, and in that moment strive to be a welcoming community of Christ for them. Our doors are open.
this post is about running … and life
I’ve learned that I have room in my life for one additional, intense activity beyond my family and my work.