Author: Bria Wasson

Fresh Air for Exhausted

I guess right about now, you have enough training behind you to have had at least one bad run, at least one rough long walk, at least one day when you truly could not remember why the heck you signed

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Because You Are a Mighty Warrior

Thoughts on Gideon from Judges 6:1-40. Gideon should have been celebrating the new wheat harvest, but instead we find him hiding his wheat and threshing it where the Midianites were least likely to find him and the crops. We don’t

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See…

The story of Joshua leading the Israelites into the land God promised they could have holds a special place in my heart. Maybe it’s the underdog thing. I mean statistically speaking, the Israelites should have been decimated at the first

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Back to the Beginning

Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. (Hebrews 11:1) Maybe you’ve noticed that this training is getting more cumbersome. Right about now, you’re probably having to configure your normal

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The Call to Sacrifice

Read Genesis 22:1-19 God had pulled through on every single promise He’d given. Every last detail fulfilled, He had blessed Abraham beyond imagining. Blessing after blessing, God had not only provided sufficiently, but with great and utter abundance. So when

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What Noah’s Ark Has To Do With The Flying Pig

Read Genesis 6:9-8:19 Noah “walked with God” just as his great-grandfather, Enoch, did. But his walk didn’t go straight to heaven without passing go. Instead, God walked him through throngs of unrighteous people and straight to the construction site where

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Every Step With God Himself

I walked my first race. The Nationwide half-marathon, in Columbus. Thirteen point one miles was quite a stretch for someone like me who had really never done any kind of real physical fitness regimen in the thirty-some years I’d lived

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What Are We Training For?

Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. Hebrews 11:1 I love to plan out a run. Finding new ways to get a couple miles in is kind of fun.

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Fixed Focus for the Finish

Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Consider

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Just Run

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. Hebrews 12:1

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