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This College Basketball Coach Says One Thing Is Most Important To His Team, And It’s Not The Game

What is the most important thing we do with our lives?

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What is the most important thing we do with our lives?

For husbands, the answer is often related to their careers and providing for their families. This is noble, but incorrect. If you ask wives, more often than not their answer will have something to do with raising their families and keeping their home. Still a wonderful calling, but still not the right answer.

Some seemingly forgotten confessions from churches long ago answered this question beautifully: we were made to glorify God and enjoy him forever.

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For Rick Barnes, this timeless truth is a huge motivator in an unlikely area of his life: his career as the head coach of the all-star college basketball team, the Tennessee Volunteers.

When Barnes leads the Vols to victory on the court, he reminds them that winning isn’t their goal—playing to the best of their ability to the glory of God is.

“It’s important because it’s what we do. I think God has created everything we do. I think He created basketball. I think it’s the platform that we’re supposed to use to be teachers and mentors of young people,” Barnes said in an interview with the Knoxville News Sentinel.

“I hope we’ve taught these guys how to grow up and be good Christian guys, men,” the 30-season veteran coach said at a recent post-game press conference, explaining to reporters that, to him, the quality of his team’s character is infinitely more important than their moves on the court.

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“[We] want to understand that this is all kind of fleeting, so we’ve just got to take advantage of it while it’s here.”

How true! We need to do the best we can at everything God has set before us, but we must never forget that it’s all temporary. It’s barely a vapor compared to eternity with our Father.

Ultimately, it’s not our careers, our children, or even our own lives that are the most important thing—it’s what we do with them for the glory of God.

 

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Actor Don Cheadle Tries to Troll Trump with Russian Hockey Jersey on SNL

Clearly, Cheadle is linking Trump to Russia and even as much as saying the president “plays for the other team.”

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Activist actor Don Cheadle wore several theme shirts during his forgettable stint on NBC’s Saturday Night Live last weekend, including a Russian hockey jersey meant to needle President Trump for having ties to Russia.

At one point the loud twitter warrior wore a t-shirt reading “protect trans kids,” as if they aren’t being coddled all across the country by liberals eager to exploit these mentally disturbed kids in order to push a left-wing agenda on our schools.

But as the show mercifully ended for the night, Cheadle came out in a jersey reminiscent of the old Soviet Union with Donald Trump’s name on the back.

Clearly, Cheadle is linking Trump to Russia and even as much as saying the president “plays for the other team.”

Of course, like all liberals, Cheadle is blissfully ignorant of the truth that not one shred of evidence has been found to link Donald Trump or his campaign to any Russian efforts to try and affect the 2016 presidential election.

Despite the millions wasted by so-called “special counsel” Robert Mueller, not one person has been found to have ties to Russia and no one thus far brought up on charges have been accused of the one thing the left has been desperate to prove; that Trump “colluded” with Russia.

Here is video of the empty-headed actor’s foolishness:

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Trump Paid for a New Room-Sized Golf Simulator for the White House

Obama had one too, but there’s no telling who paid for his.

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Liberals are scoffing at news that Donald Trump recently installed a room-sized golf simulator in the White House, but what most liberal news sources are ignoring is that what he really did was replace the one Obama installed AND Trump paid for his out of his own pocket.

On Wednesday it was reported that President Donald Trump installed the golf simulator in the White House that will allow him to play virtual golf when he can’t be out on the course.

The Golf-loving president paid for the simulator game out of his own pocket and installed it to replace the one Barack Obama had added during his terms in office, according to the Washington Post.

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It has not been confirmed but it is likely that Obama had the taxpayers pay for his simulator.

The simulator cost about $50,000 and was installed over a week ago in a room of the president’s personal living quarters in the White House, the paper reported.

An anonymous source informed the Post that Trump planned to use the device during his “executive time” when he does not have a particular event on his official daily schedule.

Despite its completion, the Post also discovered that the president has not yet used the simulator because he has been working to secure a deal to avoid a shut down and, of course, traveling to his recent rally in Texas.

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