My Top 5 Books on Faith and Football
A sports biographer and former player lists his picks.
My Top 5 Books on Faith and Football. A sports biographer and former player lists his picks. Ted Kluck/ June 23, 2016. My Top 5 Books on Faith and Football. EKS / Shutterstock.
Patriotic Worship is Coming to a Church Near You
Pastors and churches mix patriotism and worship around July 4th.
Sing the Star Spangled Banner at baseball games, football games, Olympics parties, parades, on July 4, Memorial Day, Flag Day and Veterans Day.
France and Nigeria Mourn Clergy Killed by Terrorists
France's Jacques Hamel wasn't the only Christian leader killed this summer.
t return on time. As I lay in bed, I wondered what could be the matter. Meanwhile, my sons had gone out for football training. While they were playing, some
Going Back to Your Home Church: To Go or Not to Go?
Returning to one's home church as pastor can be tricky.
While some things may have changed since they last lived in the community, many things probably haven't. Is high school football still the hottest ticket in town?
Meet the Christian Doctor Who Changed How We Play Football
Bennet Omalu, played by Will Smith in the new film 'Concussion,' says it's time to ban children from playing high-contact sports.
Meet the Christian Doctor Who Changed How We Play Football. Interview by Katelyn Beaty/ December 22, 2015. Meet the Christian Doctor Who Changed How We Play Football. 1 of 3.
Gleanings: July/August 2016
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our July/August issue).
After a months-long independent investigation into Baylor University's response to allegations of physical and sexual abuse by its football players, its Board of Regents fired head
Hollywood tries to turn a clash between science and a powerful institution into an immigrant doctor's "such a time as this."
The movie is based on real-life Dr. Bennet Omalu's discovery of the danger of repeated brain trauma sustained by professional football players and his battle to publicize that danger.
Died: Don McClanen, Founder of Fellowship of Christian Athletes
(UPDATED) Vision of Oklahoma basketball coach 60 years ago now reaches 2 million annually.
Evans...encouraged McClanen to write to Christian athletes who were strong in their faith—greats like football stars Doak Walker and Otto Graham; baseball players Carl Erskine, Robin
Stop Snacking on ‘Scripture McNuggets’
A Bible expert diagnoses the bad habits that keep us from feasting on God’s Word.
You won't take it as an absolute promise about any endeavor you can envision, like winning a football game. So read bigger passages. I'm a big fan of reading entire books of the Bible.
Amplifying Evangelism—Tools or Rules?
Evangelism should be relationship driven not program driven
coach of the Green Bay Packers, shared with his players after suffering a stunning lost to an inferior team, “Men, today we will get back to the basics—this is a football.” Reid argues that
Increasing Commitment with Long-Range Thinking
What makes you think weekly participation of your programs is helping people experience God’s larger story?
Consider the power of sports as a smaller story for men—from watching college bowls and March Madness to playing weekly golf and fantasy football.
Contextualize. Don’t Merely Theologize.
The context in which we study and share theology must be taken into consideration.
to the other team. The problem was that we weren't playing American football; we were playing international “football” (ie soccer). Accordingly, I was