Sports: So Much More Than You Think

Written by Tony Cammarota, Associate Pastor of Equipping at Stonebriar Community Church. Originally published on his blog playingforglory.com.   What started as a hobby quickly turned into one of the scariest moments of my life.  One day, my wife and I decided to try a triathlon. She grew up swimming. I had gotten into running. We […]

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The Goal of Youth Sports

I have coached for more than 20 years. Some of my former players have kids older than my own children. When I get a text, a call, or an e-mail from a former player sharing with me about his current life situation, it tends to drive me into the memory bank of a moment we […]

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Resolve to Redeem the Time

Did you know that the North Texas area has been ranked by Men’s Health magazine as the number one place in America to raise an athlete? I have coached or played sports for about 38 of my 44 years of life. Considering the time and energy families invest in raising an athlete, I am not so sure this number […]

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How to Raise the Perfect Child

The more I read blogs and books, and listen to parents, the more it seems that the overarching goal is to have seemingly “perfect”—or at the very least, successful—children. Apparently, there are things you must do if you want to ensure that your children will come out as “winners” in the game of life. For starters, […]

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