God and the Gridiron Game
America's obsession with football is nearly as old as the game itself.
The NFL remains far and away America's most popular sports league, and nearly 43 percent of Americans' identify either professional or college football as their favorite sport.
Race and Ethnicity
The local church is unrivaled in its potential to bring about meaningful transformation.
While there are other programs or venues like sports teams and non-religiously related interventions that have been demonstrated to be efficacious in reducing prejudice and intergroup
No Child Left Behind Comes to Awana
The children’s ministry rethinks the competition at its core.
But in a significant methodological shift, Awana clubs are now trying to look less like spiritual sports leagues and more like small group Bible studies. All Together Now.
Why You Most Certainly Will Fail to Reach Your Secular Friends
Many have never been given a single reason as to why God is relevant to their lives.
I mean is for us to make a difference by connecting with people, getting involved with Apple computers, with Congress, with your high school leadership team, with sports or whatever
Six Ways to Inspire Confident, Contagious Faith in Your Kids
How do we help children and teens contend with the big questions? An apologist offers her take.
For example, if you're in the car driving home from school or sports practice and your son or daughter reports that a friend at school says that Jesus is “just a myth made up by the Bible
How Christians Do March Madness
Two Reformed schools demonstrate an important lesson in rivalry.
But even without national prominence, the Knights and the Flying Dutchman are in many ways the quintessential adversaries— demonstrating exactly what makes sports rivalries so
The Youth Sports Myth: You Owe It to Your Child
Hundreds of dollars, hours of intense practice. Is it worth the cost?
Opinion | Family. The Youth Sports Myth: You Owe It to Your Child. Condition. Find the right travel team. But experts in the fields of sports and medicine are telling a different story.
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.
Christian sports stars have a long history of using their public platform to display their private faith. Early Church; Middle Ages; Reformation; Early Modern; Modern.
Why You Should Use Stats in Ministry
Facts are our friends, and so are stats.
Here are three reasons why. Those of you who know me know my tentative relationship with all things sports. It isn't that I know nothing of sports; I just haven't kept up much.
Extreme Athletes Don’t Have to Settle for Adrenaline Highs
Action-sports ministries help wakeboarders, surfers, skaters, and snowboarders ground their passions in gospel truth.
Action-sports ministries help wakeboarders, surfers, skaters, and snowboarders ground their passions in gospel truth. Extreme Athletes Don't Have to Settle for Adrenaline Highs.
Bringing Back Baylor
Baylor University president Linda Livingstone helps the school navigate one of the largest scandals in US collegiate athletics.
Todd Ream spoke with Livingstone about becoming the first female president in Baylor's 172-year history and about how Christian universities should manage sports and scandals.
Can We Evangelize Late Modern Culture?
We cannot assume a shared foundation.
It's innately human to convert others to what we find to be true, meaningful, entertaining, or beautiful. We do this all the time with the books, sports, movies, and experiences we love.
Why We Really Put Our Kids in Sports
Our goodhearted support prioritizes athleticism more than we think.
Opinion | Sexuality. Why We Really Put Our Kids in Sports. Most parents will voice more modest outcomes for our children when we sign them up for sports leagues.
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. My Top 5 Books on Faith and Football. A sports biographer and former player lists his picks.
Weekend Edition: January 29, 2016
The GC2 Summit, HuffPo Christianity, Americans on gambling, and more
Americans View Sports Gambling as Moral, but Illegal—Lisa Cannon Green. The Super Bowl and sports betting websites demonstrate how Americans