• When: 2018-02-01
  • QIC: Booster
  • The PAX: Boo, Buttermaker, Pickaxe, Canseco, Wapner, Tattoo, Tater, Swanson, Booster

Partner BLIMPS and Animal Soccer at TP

8 PAX and YHC posted for the second Q of a Booster double dip this week. A big yoga/therapy ball was brought out of the car, so the PAX (mainly Wapner) got excited on what was to unfold.

Weather- 35 and clear


Mosey to parking lot for COP: SSH x 20 IC, Windmills x 20 IC, Arm circles x 20 IC, Through the tunnel x 10, Imperial Walkers x 15 IC

Mosey down to the field, drop the big ball off and head to the steps to partner up.

One partner held the feet of the other while doing Mt. Climbers and BBSU. Everytime you did 25 you switched places. Was a nice little warm up for the Blimps.

Same partners- one person runs up and down the stairs while the other person is performing exercises.

B- Burpees x 15 (between the two partners)

L- Lunges x 20 each leg

I- Imperial Walkers x 30 each leg

M- Merkins x 40

P- Plank Jacks x 50

S- Squats x 60

Plank when done. Next head over to the bottom of the hill. Army crawl up the hill, 5 burpees, then backwards bear crawl down. Rinse and repeat but trade burpees out for 20 monkey humpers.

Head over to the soccer field for the main event. Split into two teams. Started out with some baseline rules and then YHC made more rules as the game went on. We played for 10 minutes which was probably 8 minutes too long. Final rules looked like this:

  • No goalies
  • No handballs
  • The only way to move around the field was doing one of the animal movements: bear crawl, crab walk, duck walk, frog jumps, bunny hops, or penguin walks
  • Once you get to the ball, the only way to kick the ball is in bear crawl position
  • At least one person on the team has to be bear crawling at any given time
  • If a man pile is formed and the ball is stuck, a face-off ensues

The team of Tater, Pickaxe, Buttermaker, Boo, and Swanson beat the team of Booster, Tattoo, Wapner and Canseco 3-1.

Mosey back to shovel flag for count-a-rama, name-a-rama, announcements, prayer requests, and devo.


-2/3 MGC Long Run
-2/24 Dam2Dam Run
-3/3 4-Year Anniv Convergence
-3/23-24 Palmetto 200

Prayer Requests:

All PAX with injuries and/or illness. Sharknado’s son, Boosters friend who’s daughter was in car accident. Mayor of West Columbia with the flu and other health complications


Been studying Habakkuk at church lately. Very short chapter toward the end of the Old Testament, but has some quality stuff. We read chapter 1, verses 1-11 (below). Here Habakkuk is questioning why God is allowing bad things to happen to God’s chosen people. God answers that he will be sending the Babylonians (fighting, killing, machines) to take over Judah essentially as judgement on His chosen people. I didn’t get into the rest of Habakkuk, but we learn that Habakkuk didn’t like God’s answer to his question… sending the Babylonians, these crazy, self-serving, unbelieving heathens…to carry out God’s will.

What I wanted to get across here and Habakkuk does a good job showcasing this throughout the book, is that circumstances, suffering, injustices, in our lives is just a small blip of the overarching plan that God has for His kingdom. We try to make God fit into this small, perfect little box to serve our specific needs and desires, but as Christians, we are called to live for God to glorify his kingdom as a part of God’s master plan.

We aren’t able to understand the big picture of what God is doing to shape His kingdom. So why are you going through suffering, injustices, trials, etc… in your life? In some way, shape, or form, to glorify God and his kingdom.

Habakkuk’s Complaint

How long, Lord, must I call for help,
    but you do not listen?
Or cry out to you, “Violence!”
    but you do not save?
Why do you make me look at injustice?
    Why do you tolerate wrongdoing?
Destruction and violence are before me;
    there is strife, and conflict abounds.
Therefore the law is paralyzed,
    and justice never prevails.
The wicked hem in the righteous,
    so that justice is perverted.

The Lord’s Answer

“Look at the nations and watch—
    and be utterly amazed.
For I am going to do something in your days
    that you would not believe,
    even if you were told.
I am raising up the Babylonians,[a]
    that ruthless and impetuous people,
who sweep across the whole earth
    to seize dwellings not their own.
They are a feared and dreaded people;
    they are a law to themselves
    and promote their own honor.
Their horses are swifter than leopards,
    fiercer than wolves at dusk.
Their cavalry gallops headlong;
    their horsemen come from afar.
They fly like an eagle swooping to devour;
    they all come intent on violence.
Their hordes[b] advance like a desert wind
    and gather prisoners like sand.
10 They mock kings
    and scoff at rulers.
They laugh at all fortified cities;
    by building earthen ramps they capture them.
11 Then they sweep past like the wind and go on—
    guilty people, whose own strength is their god.”