The Best Things Usually Don't Go According to Plan

The Best Things Usually Don't Go According to Plan

Morehead State University volleyball player, Jessie Wachtman, never planned to stay for a 5th year in college. However, due to injury she had to take her sophomore season off, thus extending her eligibility. Although it was hard to redshirt when it was not her original plan, God used that extra year for amazing things. Read her story here!

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Overcoming Perfectionism and Self Doubt

Overcoming Perfectionism and Self Doubt

“For as long as I can remember I have been a perfectionist. I accepted nothing short of success and would do whatever it took to be the best in everything I did. Growing up this meant getting straight A’s, making varsity volleyball as a freshman, earning a scholarship to play college volleyball, etc… If you are someone going through something similar, here are a few nuggets to encourage you”

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Developing Intimacy with God On and Off the Court

Developing Intimacy with God On and Off the Court

Messiah College volleyball player, Amanda Dahlman, shares how having an intimate relationship with God is ultimately what her heart longs for. She gives us practical ways to cultivate a relationship with God both ON the court and OFF the court… because ultimately being a Christian athlete is not just about playing FOR God, but also playing WITH God.

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I Might Be Strong, But God is Stronger

I Might Be Strong, But God is Stronger

As a volleyball player, I learned how to work hard and pretend that I was never weak or struggling. However, as I have recently gone through a major transition by moving to Chicago, I have realized that "muscling through" and pretending to be strong was not going to work. Read my story of how I learned to trust God and rely on His strength in order to make it through a really hard time!

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