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Network Leaders & Hero Makers
Network leaders are distinct from other leaders in their motives, methods, and measurement of success.
“…perhaps Flanagan's bigger accomplishment lies in nurturing and promoting the rising talent around her, a rare quality in the cutthroat world of elite sports.
The Effective Leader: Five Essential Habits
Founder of The 4Sight Group is the latest in an ongoing series.
weeks. Have you ever been a part of a winning team? Maybe it was a sports team in high school. Maybe it was a work team that launched a new product.
In the Game: Reflections on Sports, Momentum, and the First Rural Matters Conference
Jesus, rural ministry, and football
In the Game: Reflections on Sports, Momentum, and the First Rural Matters Conference. In the Game: Reflections on Sports, Momentum, and the First Rural Matters Conference.
Three Types of Evangelistic Contexts: Contact, Context, and Friendship
Few things are more enjoyable than being in partnership with the God of the universe.
I have known you for years. I know so much about you: your favorite sports teams, your favorite restaurants, even the names and interests of your children.
How We’re Encouraging Chicago Church Planters This Fall
Join us this month at Progressive Baptist Church in downtown Chicago.
summer hiatus. Young families spend weekends doing sports and visiting orchards, squeezing out every ounce of the summer before the winter hits. For
Go Big or Go Home: Reimagining Rural Church Planting
If millions of Americans still lived in rural areas, surely God cared about them too.
It's the phrase we used in college to commemorate basically any achievement from a victory in intramural sports to a surprisingly good grade in ECON 101.
King’s Dream Succeeds If We Study the Bible
Cross-racial partnerships only have lasting power if they’re rooted in Scripture.
By the end of the study, they were attending funerals for loved ones they didn't know and cheering on each others' kids at sports games. Select practical partners.
What Student Ministry Really Needs? Homework.
Teens should take Bible study as seriously as school and sports practice.
What Student Ministry Really Needs? Homework. Teens should take Bible study as seriously as school and sports practice. Jen Wilkin| November 27
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.
Giving God the (Olympic) Glory: Christian Athletes to Watch in PyeongChang
These athletes walked with God along the arduous road to the Olympics.
Gina Dalfonzo| February 8, 2018. Image: Alexander Hassenstein / Getty Images. Winter Olympic sports take strength, grace, speed, precision, and incredible courage.
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
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.
Why We Should Be Inviting Our Non-Christian Friends and Neighbors to Church at Easter, My Article at CNN (and a Bit More)
More people are open to Gospel conversations that you might think.
The reality is, we all 'proselytize' (convert to another belief or opinion) about something: a sports team, a way of seeing gender or age or social status, certain foods, political affiliations
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
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.
How to Serve Your City When You Aren’t a Megachurch
Our resources are limited, but that hasn’t stopped us.
of our city, surrounded by neighbors from every walk of life enjoying their club sandwiches and sweet tea, and with a room full of televisions tuned into every sports channel available, I
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.
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.
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.
James Brown: The Word of God Undergirds Everything I DoSubscriber Access Only
The sports broadcaster opens up about preaching, calling, and straddling two different worlds.
James Brown: The Word of God Undergirds Everything I Do. The sports broadcaster opens up about preaching, calling, and straddling two different worlds.
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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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