Author Archive | CoachArnold


Growing up playing sports I had certain heroes that I idolized and always wanted to be like. In my brief stint in baseball (that would be anytime where there was no ability to cut me from the team) I idolized Tom Glavine. Left-handed pitcher, Cy Young Award winner, part of the great three from the […]

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Why is Good Friday “Good?”

“For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.”  2 Corinthians 5:21 As a young kid, long before I really understood who Jesus is, I always wondered why they called today “Good” Friday. It seemed ironic to me that the day Jesus was […]

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Why Do We Run From What Is Good For Us?

“All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness” 2 Timothy 3:16 The CrossFit Games Open is one of the best opportunities for an athlete to evaluate their own weaknesses. Furthermore, it’s an excellent opportunity to see how much better they’ve gotten over the […]

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Normative Suffering

3 Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, 4 and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, 5 and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us. – Romans 5:3-5 […]

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Standing on the Promises

  I think we can all look back and see times when we made a promise or someone made a promise to us and it was not kept.  Some of those memories are trivial and humorous while others may have some long-term struggles.  I can remember promising to do things for my wife that slip […]

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