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The 162nd game

  With the first games of spring training 2020 starting this week, I decided to mark it by going back to one of our most popular Catches which ended the baseball season in October two years ago. This Catch was … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Peter Herschend

by John & Marti Fischer We are taking this opportunity to acknowledge a man who has single-handedly influenced the Catch more than any other. As our first Chairman of the Board, and working closely with Marti, Peter has left his … Continue reading

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Lay down your swords

“So and more also do God unto the enemies of David, if I leave of all that pertain to him [Nabal] by the morning light any that pisseth against the wall.” (1 Samuel 25:22 KJV) No doubt about it; David … Continue reading

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Billy Graham and the Presidents

Billy Graham is one of the best ambassadors our country has, but he told me, “I am an ambassador of heaven.” — Dwight D. Eisenhower Billy Graham has often said, “Whether the story of Christ is told in a huge … Continue reading

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When the thing you give is the thing you need

Gideon was a vulnerable leader. He was weak; he was a nobody from the smallest tribe; he was scared; he was hiding; he was a failure; and his faith needed four miraculous signs, including the live appearance of an angel … Continue reading

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Beginnings

We remember when the Beatles first crossed the ocean, and when the Beach Boys started surf music. We sock-hopped to Chubby Checker and slow-danced to “Theme from a Summer Place.” We know all about bobby socks, cruising, the twist, pompadours … Continue reading

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Switched on

For the last two Catches, Marti has been asking us to think about the kingdom of God. Nothing new about that. We’ve always talked a lot about the kingdom of God especially when it comes to being out in the … Continue reading

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‘Lead on brave mare’

In my story of the dark horse, the “new” dark horse wakes after his escape from the fire to find himself in the presence of a strange mare who is aggressively eating up what is left of the grass around … Continue reading

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