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There ‘Is Crying’ In Baseball!

TheDiscipleMD The Little League baseball team had just lost a tough one and the ballpark was emptying.   The fans and the other players of both teams were walking toward the parking lot and their cars.  They were going home. But back on the field, there sat a little boy, alone on the end of his bench, head down with tears rolling down […]

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A Drink of Ice Tea In the Summer of “66”

TheDiscipleMD It was a typical hot, muggy Maryland August afternoon in 1966 when my friends and I, all about 10 years old, got together at the Wieneke’s “ballpark” to play baseball. All the regulars were there, Rich, Dave, Darrel, Harold, Chip, Brian and many others. We had been playing for a number of hours when Mrs. […]

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Answers From The Dugout

TheDiscipleMD Inspiration is a tricky thing! We feel impressed to do something, and most often it is right but sometimes, well…..it doesn’t work out like we thought. Because we are a faith-based church, which strongly teaches that it’s members are entitled to divine inspiration and revelation, we often feel that this “process” of communication between […]

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God Levels the ‘Field of Play’ For All

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago our family held a picnic in a local park. I organized a softball game with the boys and I playing the field and the girls hitting. My sons and I are avid ball players and although we didn’t hit and only played in the field, I gave us runs from […]

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