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Super Bowl LII Brings Bold Testimonies of Faith and Many Opportunities for Prayer
NFL players leverage their visibility to fight human trafficking and pediatric cancer.
Super Bowl LII is today and football fans across the country will gather around their television screens to watch the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles battle it out at US
In the Game: Reflections on Sports, Momentum, and the First Rural Matters Conference
Jesus, rural ministry, and football
Nov 8, 2017. rural church, small town, sports, football. Jesus, rural ministry, and football |. Charlie Cotherman. Image: Curtis Cronn / Flickr. 0; tweet; share; email; print.
God and the Gridiron Game
America's obsession with football is nearly as old as the game itself.
God and the Gridiron Game. America's obsession with football is nearly as old as the game itself. and paying a dollar apiece for the privilege of going.". Christian Criticism of Football.
Kaepernick, Speech, and a Job: The Cleat May Soon be on the Other Foot
Free speech is important, but is it always helpful, and how does it relate to employment?
And when the president called on fans to boycott NFL football, that was still about citizens exercising a right. To be honest, I don't know much about football.
“Playing the Long Game”: 3 Reasons Learning to be Content Is Critical in Church Planting
Contentment is a required spiritual practice for church planters.
different venues. The saying is not new. It's been used to describe throwing the football down the field or driving the golf ball toward the green. Perhaps you
Don’t Despise Small Town Living: Jesus Didn’t
Capernaum was home to about 1,500 people.
When I got home after school, my mom would already know my big news of the day, whether it was catching a touchdown pass in football or getting in a scuffle with kids on the opposing
Bringing Back BaylorSubscriber Access Only
Baylor University president Linda Livingstone helps the school navigate one of the largest scandals in US collegiate athletics.
She alleged she was gang-raped by members of the football team who, according to the suit, described such acts as “bonding” experiences. A previous
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
Does the Church’s First Spiritual Abuse Verdict Give Critics a New Weapon?
We emulate Jesus when we expose abuse. But dividing it into special categories may do more harm than good.
Flagship institutions such as the British Broadcasting Corporation, The Football Association, the Police, the British Army, and the film industry all have or are currently dealing with
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.
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. Here, he recommends 5 books on the overlapping terrain of football and faith.
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:
The Real Story Behind Ray Rice Speaking at Liberty
What does a former abuser talk about at a Christian college? Repentance.
He said his violent attack “uncovered the brutal truth that I was becoming a better football player but becoming a bad person.”. Football came first, then family, then God.
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
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
What Is Billy Graham’s Friendship with Martin Luther King Jr. Worth?
Contemporary Christians have mixed takes on late evangelist’s civil rights legacy.
“He filled a football stadium with a fully integrated audience, reminding them that we all come before God as equals, both in our imperfection and our absolute claim to amazing grace.”.
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.
Pastoral Landmines to Avoid During Football Season
Whether or not you're a fan, your pews are full of them.
Pastoral Landmines to Avoid During Football Season. Whether or not you're a fan, your pews are full of them. Right: Using football as a means of gathering people together.
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. Let me create good will and compete with them. They are about their product, football.
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‘Little Girls Need Their Daddy’
‘Little Girls Need Their Daddy’
Billy Graham's children are thankful for their father; they just wish he'd been around more.
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