The Increase


    Football

    THE INCREASE: Trey Burton - To Live Like Christ

    Being a family man within the NFL can be tough. Being away for a good portion of each week during the season is hard, but it does cause me to...

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    THE INCREASE: Jack Easterby - Seen or Unseen

    “So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.” — 2 Corinthians 4:18...

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    THE INCREASE: 5 Questions with Redskins punter Tress Way

    We talked with Washington Redskins punter Tress Way about his faith journey, how he’s living in the increase of Christ, and the mentors who have impacted his life. Here’s what...

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    THE INCREASE: Jordan Matthews - A Set Foundation

    Being married to a professional women’s soccer player makes for two very competitive people in a household. But we rarely compete with each other outside of the occasional putt-putt game,...

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    THE INCREASE: Kelly Clark - Calculated Risk Taker

    I was an 18-year-old Olympic gold medalist, X-Games champ and U.S. Open champ. I had achieved everything I had hoped to, and honestly, I just didn’t find the purpose and...

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    Action sports

    THE INCREASE: J.W. Kaiser - Revealed

    My home surf break (an obstruction that causes a wave to break) is a small barrier island on the east coast of the Carolinas. Here, the tidal range is about...

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    THE INCREASE: Reza Zadeh - Blessed

    Are you sure you want to be blessed? The word “blessed” has a lot of connotations in our culture. Most of the time when someone says they are blessed, it’s...

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    THE INCREASE: Andre Davis - Live Like It's Your Last

    Growing up as a track runner, André Davis loved to run fast. When he started to play football, he was naturally drawn to the position of wide receiver. Gaining a...

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    THE INCREASE: Shaun Murray Q&A

    We chatted with professional wakeboarder Shaun Murray and asked about some of his favorite things: Favorite Verse: “Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and He will establish your plans.”...

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    Action sports

    THE INCREASE: Cameron Sharp - Changed by Community

    Skimboarding is a unique sport. Unlike surfing, you don’t have to wait for the right day or keep your eye out for the perfect wave. You can head down to...

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    Football

    THE INCREASE: Benjamin Watson - Grafted into the Family

    “Now Jesus’ mother and brothers came to see Him, but they were not able to get near Him because of the crowd. Someone told Him, ‘Your mother and brothers are...

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    THE INCREASE: Brian Hommel - Changing the Culture

    How do you change a culture? Before we can answer that, we must first understand what the culture is doing to us. “But the high places were not taken out...

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    THE INCREASE: Justin Simmons - My Journey to Faith

    I grew up in a Christian household. My dad is black and my mom is white, so when they were dating during their college years, both sides of their families...

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    THE INCREASE: Tyler Clutts - To the Full

    Priorities. God is teaching me about priorities. When you’re in the game of football, unfortunately football is the priority. You have to put all your effort and focus into football;...

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    Soccer

    THE INCREASE: Ryan Hollingshead - At His Right Hand

    Jesus doesn’t need me, but loves to have me share in His ministry with Him. When Jesus was making His triumphal entry into Jerusalem, His disciples began to praise and...

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    Baseball

    THE INCREASE: Eddie Taubensee - Do You Hear What I Hear?

    Like most people, I love this time of year when we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ and all that comes with it. Unfortunately, I have fallen into the trap...

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    THE INCREASE: Reza Zadeh - New Clothes

    “What you think about God is the most important thing about you.” — A.W. Tozer My favorite pastor of the 20th century is A.W. Tozer. This quote of his is...

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    Baseball

    THE INCREASE: Bobby and Geri Meacham - From Darkness to Light

    Retired shortstop Bobby Meacham began his Major League Baseball career as a first-round draft pick. Having grown quickly accustomed to the attention that his talent and title brought him, Bobby...

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    Basketball

    THE INCREASE: Ikki Soma - Stay Connected

    “I am the true vine, and My Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in Me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit He...

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    Baseball

    THE INCREASE: Xavier Scruggs - True Power

    Pow·er noun 1. The ability to do something or act in a particular way, especially as a faculty or quality. “The power of speech” 2. The capacity or ability to...

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