Day 6 of the Tokyo Olympics

Day 6 of the Tokyo Olympics

Kim Brennan was a young athlete with plenty of potential and a dream to compete in the Olympic Games. Leading up to the 2004 Olympics she was the second-fastest hurdler over 400 meters in Australia..

  • Trimming the fat

    So, it seems that the Tokyo Olympics are set to go ahead. Despite the Japanese overwhelming suspicion that the organisers are simply not up to the job. And, the fears of many athletes about the risk of infection presented by the travel required.

  • Day 5 of the Tokyo Olympics

    If anyone tells you “sticks and stones can break my bones, but names will never hurt me,” don’t believe them! Words are like bullets that can puncture the thickest skin and pierce the hidden soul.

  • Day 4 of the Tokyo Olympics

    In wrestling, the aim is to try and bring your opponent to a position of submission. You search for a point of weakness in which they “tap out” as a signal they have submitted to the pain and acknowledge the superior strategy of their opponent.

  • Day 3 of the Tokyo Olympics

  • Day 2 of the Tokyo Olympics

    Drowning In Honey - “It is not good to eat much honey. Nor is it glorious to seek one’s own glory.” Proverbs 25:27

  • Day 1 of the Tokyo Olympics

    Nike is one of the biggest sporting companies in the world, however the name comes from the ancient Greek god of victory. Today, we watch the start of the greatest sporting event in the world with each athlete looking for that “nike” victory.

  • Day 0 - Pre-Olympic Devotional

    “For the sake of My Holy Name” Ezekiel 36:22

  • God of the Olympics

    The Tokyo Olympics reveals the God of sport. The ancient Games gave praise to the Greek gods, such as the goddess of victory, Nike. In the modern Olympics, the praise is often given to the athletes for their determination and skill.

  • Olympic devotional: The Spirit of Victory

    The Tokyo Olympics is here. And, so is a new Christian sports devotional. The Spirit of Victory. Whether you are a sports lover interested in who Jesus is, or, a Christian exploring how God works in His world. This devotional aims to help in two ways.

  • No Hope

    The elusive cup is only ever awarded to one player/team in any sport that is the goal for so many who play sport across the globe. Whilst there is a myriad of reasons to play a team sport one element of these is striving for a win! The ultimate win being a championship or shield.

  • Euro 2021 Final Review

    How do you describe the horror of a final like the one that just occurred? Turbulent? Riotous? Shemozzle? While I cannot deny the result, there were two moments when this England team made me believe. And then I fell into the same self torturous trap that all English fans fall for.