By Jeff Brumley, originally posted at Baptist News. John White has competed against some of the world’s top athletes — and ministered to still more of them. “I raced against [future three-time Tour de France winner] Greg LeMond once and he would never know this, but I beat him in a small race in Ohio,” said … Read More
Originally posted at Jason Staples. A couple days ago, a friend pointed me to, “Sports Fanatics,” a Christianity Today article in which Shirl James Hoffman (author of the book, Good Game: Christianity and the Culture of Sports, from which the article is taken) argues that (mainly Evangelical) Christianity’s relationship with sports has ultimately been detrimental to … Read More
Originally posted at the Washington Times. “Faith & Sports: Shaping life on and off the field” is a Special Report prepared by The Washington Times Special Sections Department. Click here to continue reading.
By Ed Stetzer, originally posted at the Christian Post. Right now, many of you are gathered around the TV, surrounded by bowls of dip and chips, platters of wings, and other tasty treats as you watch The Game. Are you getting your Superbowl on? Some people watch mostly for the commercials, and at least one … Read More
Originally posted at the ERLC. “I believe that God made me for a purpose. But he also made me fast, and when I run, I feel his pleasure.” That memorable line is from the 1981 British historical drama film Chariots of Fire. It is the response Eric Liddell gives when he’s confronted by his sister for … Read More
By: Esther Larson, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. Seeing nature in the midst of Manhattan refreshes the soul. By nature I don’t mean horse carriages in Central Park (“The Rye” Seinfeld episode ruined those for me) or the rats on the subway, but the beautiful kind of nature, like flowers in the … Read More