In the corporate world, some business experts advise that a morning huddle can be the single most effective meeting that management can engage in with their team. The team huddle is typically a stand up forum purposed in pulling the team together to touch base about the day ahead or talk about upcoming meetings or events.
The first team huddle was performed by quarterback, Paul Hubbard. Paul played for Gallaudet University which is the world leader in liberal education and career development for deaf and hard of hearing students. Paul realized that his sign language could be read by opposing players so he had to pull his players into a circle so that his sign language could be shown without sideline or opposing team observation.
Recently, during morning devotions, God placed this image of a team huddle in my mind. Picture yourself standing amongst the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, side by side reaching arms out to the left and right of each other to touch the far shoulder of who you are standing next to. You are in a huddle. In this huddle, our plans for the day are kept tight to the group and out of the sight of the enemy, i.e., the devil. A few minutes later, we put our hands in the middle and break away shouting, “Amen”!
Whether you participate in a work team huddle, play sports and gather closely to get the next play, or spend time in prayer seeking God’s wisdom, remember that it is important to touch base with the ones you will be closest to for the day.
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.