In his Turning Point daily devotional on January 24, 2003, David Jeremiah observes, "New York's Joel Sherman is the world's new Scrabble Champion. Using words like vug and helicoid, he beat out Nigel Richards of New Zealand to take first place (and $25,000 in prize money) in last August's international competition. When asked the secret of his success, he simply replied, 'This is all I do.' Sherman, who hasn't held a regular job in ten years, spends all his time playing Scrabble. His life revolves around the board game, and he lives off the prize money he wins. "What does your life revolve around? Or, to put it differently, 'What is the chief and highest end of man?' The Westminster Larger Catechism answers: 'Man's chief and highest end is to glorify God, and fully to enjoy Him forever"