interview | Family
Sanya Richards-Ross: My Abortion Broke Me; God Redeemed Me
The Olympic gold medalist opens up about faith, failure, and grace.
One of the things you were so brave to write about was your decision to have an abortion shortly before the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Having not
Opinion | Sexuality
Why Are Evangelical Women at Planned Parenthood?
What a recent Marie Claire report gets wrong—and right—about evangelicals and abortion.
Sanya Richards-Ross, five-time Olympic gold medalist and an outspoken Christian, recently revealed that she had an abortion just before the 2008 Games.
Our Bodies Are Imperfect Temples
God dwells in us whether we’re Olympian-level muscular or morbidly obese.
Our Bodies Are Imperfect Temples. God dwells in us whether we're Olympian-level muscular or morbidly obese. J. Nicole Morgan, guest writer. Image
Opinion | Pop Culture
Move Over, Michael Phelps. Missy Franklin Is Our New SweetheartSubscriber access only
How the 17-year-old gold medalist demonstrates a beautiful humility we all could harness.
Sounds familiar, right? For the past three Olympic Games, I, like much of America, have eagerly watched Michael Phelps as he chased record after record.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Where Was God When Lolo Jones Placed Fourth?Subscriber access only
We need a theology that accounts for Christian athletes' on-the-field failings.
training for the 100-meter hurdles after a stumble at the 2008 Beijing Games caused her to Except for the small part about actually achieving Olympic success as a hurdler," wrote Jere
Opinion | Pop Culture
The Sunday Sports DilemmaSubscriber access only
The practice young athletes really need? Worship.
The idea that Chariots of Fire runner Eric Liddell made it all the way to the 1924 Olympic Games before being asked to compete on a Sunday seems almost quaint.
Opinion | Sexuality
Sex and the Single Olympian: Lolo Jones Talks about Her VirginitySubscriber access only
The world-class runner shows that virginity isn't just for nerdy 18-year-olds—and that following God's plan for sexuality can be really hard.
The world-class runner shows that virginity isn't just for nerdy 18-year-olds— and that following God's plan for sexuality can be really hard.
Opinion | Sexuality
Female Olympians, Missing in ActionSubscriber access only
When it comes to female athletes, why does the media have a one-track mind?
But, according to Olympic Women and the Media, a new book by University of of pre-Olympics media coverage, and will receive only 25.2 percent during the Games, despite composing
Opinion | Church
Our Favorite Books by WomenSubscriber access only
Or at least the ones that we read in 2010.
The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins (2008) I read the first book in Suzanne Collins's of heroism, suffering, and redemption in the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic contender who