The Goal and the Glory

It was an energizing compass that helped us evaluate every decision we made: Does that get me closer to my goal? Does this distract me from my goal? The goal time on that little piece of paper motivated us to do the little things right, ...

The Goal and the Glory

The Goal and the Glory

“No guts no glory” the saying goes. But how far do “guts” go in the midst of physical feats of great strength? Learn from at least a dozen Christian, Olympic gold-medal winners and Olympic contenders who tell their inspirational stories of finding God along their roads to glory. Experience the sweat and passion that goes into the making of a world-class athlete, while learning of these Christians’ ultimate goals as competitive athletes and servants of God. For sixty days, plunge into each athlete’s most personal moments at the games through each chapter’s combination of worship, praise and evangelism. Run, jump and dive into these athletic experiences that reveal the role of friendship, the necessity of hard work and that teach the concepts of dedication and sacrifice. Learn of these athletes’ preparation, pre-competition thoughts, faith and how each athlete has placed his or her dependence on God.

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Language: en
Pages: 52
Authors: Debra U. Brown
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-03-24 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

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Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: George Grimm
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-01 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

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Language: en
Pages: 223
Authors: Mohammad Amin-ul Islam
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-11 - Publisher: Random House India

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Language: en
Authors: Danny Abramowicz
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-22 - Publisher: Sophia Institute Press

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Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Shawn Doyle
Categories: Self-Help
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-26 - Publisher: Sound Wisdom

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