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.
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.
Why ‘The Secret of Kells’ is a Perfect Christmastime Movie
The film is a gorgeous reminder of the beauty of God that waits beyond our walls of fear.
I've been instructed to read only Christian texts, attend only Christian schools, support only Christian charities, seek out Christian doctors, root for Christian football players, heed only
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.
Thanksgiving Gets the Hallmark Treatment
How sentimentalism distorts the holiday’s past and present.
presidential Thanksgiving proclamations, Thanksgiving observances prior to the Pilgrims, Thanksgiving and Native Americans, Thanksgiving and football, Thanksgiving and generosity
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.
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?
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.
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
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
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