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Ruralology: All It Takes Is Sacrifice, Commitment, and a Desire to Be What God Made Us to Be
It doesn’t matter how grand your vision is if it doesn’t flow with the culture of your community.
It was a backyard barbecue with a couple dozen in attendance. As I'm sure most reunions go, the time was spent reminiscing of the glory football days and Saturday night shenanigans.
3 Martian Tips for Contextualization
Lessons from the NASA team who manages the Mars rover.
community. While my town might not be a Friday-night-lights-high-school- football type of town, everyone around here sure loves college football! So
10 Essentials for a Successful Outdoor Event
Don’t let weather, logistics, or Egyptian plagues keep you from taking your service outside.
Larger congregations will need to think through a few more details. Stadiums or school football fields may be options, and some are surprisingly affordable. 4. Pick a time.
What is Biblical Preaching? Meeting the Needs of the People I Serve
“I’m just one beggar telling another beggar where I found bread.”
I don't know what your church is like, but at mine and probably any church in the deep south, I can safely guarantee that during football season, there will be people who are only
My Top 5 Books on Faith and FootballSubscriber Access Only
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. Image: EKS / Shutterstock.
Ken Starr Resigns from Baylor Leadership; Football Coach Art Briles To Be Fired
(UPDATED) Starr: 'The captain goes down with the ship.'
Gleanings. Ken Starr Resigns from Baylor Leadership; Football Coach Art Briles To Be Fired. Writing for Christ and Pop Culture, football fan Valerie Dunham recently said:
Breaking the 200 Barrier: Genesis Church in Mexico, Missouri
Church seeks to meet the needs of a small town that is 70% unchurched.
I would sit at a football game and think “700 of the 1000 people here are not connected to a church.” I would see the population sign coming into our town and think of the 8,400 people
Ten Christian Athletes Who Were Tebowing Before Tebow
Christian sports stars have a long history of using their public platform to display their private faith.
Amos Alonzo Stagg (1862–1965): Football. Before he became the “Grand Old Man” of football, Amos Alonzo Stagg pioneered in promoting Christianity from the baseball diamond.
Super Bowl Theology: How Americans See God's Role in the Big Game
Surveys suggest Christians believe much more prosperity gospel than Calvinism is at play.
Flickr. American Christians apparently aren't Calvinists when it comes to football. cursed. Evangelicals care about football a lot more than they think God does.
5 Ways to Build Confidence
Don’t miss these opportunities to develop talent in those you lead.
Every organization operates with a rhythm that dictates timeliness. Football teams practice every day. Church teams have a six- or seven-day pattern, shorter with a midweek service.
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.
A Theology of PlaySubscriber Access Only
We don't have to always be doing something useful.
golf?”. These beings also plague me when I sit to watch baseball, football, or basketball. All is well and good for the first quarter or the first three innings.
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.
Gleanings: July/August 2017Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our July/August issue).
as well as sensitivity and transparency and … the courage to address the tough issues.” The school is or was a defendant in seven Title IX lawsuits accusing football players of raping
Concussion
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.
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?
Gleanings: July/August 2016Subscriber Access Only
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
Eugene Peterson: The Pursuit of Happiness Is a Dead-End StreetSubscriber Access Only
How Ecclesiastes shows a better way to joyful living than chasing pleasure
Think of West Pointers throwing their white hats into the air in the jubilation of graduation or of football players filling the air with their helmets in the triumph of victory.
Living on Mission in Your Community: An Interview with Pastor Clayton Reed
I am thankful for the ministry of Clayton Reed and for how he serves his community.
our city. In addition, I serve on a number of local boards, such as the Dragon Youth Football Board and the Chamber of Commerce Board. Because of
Christians, Repent (Yes, Repent) of Spreading Conspiracy Theories and Fake News—It's Bearing False Witness
Try this instead: Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor.
with new conspiracies. Seth's passing, his parents wrote, has become a case of “political football,” causing unbearable pain and anguish. They describe
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How God Sent His Word to An Iraqi Interpreter
How God Sent His Word to An Iraqi Interpreter
I saw an American soldier reading his Bible, and I wanted to know more.
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