Last Updated on Thursday, 31 October 2013 08:25 Posted by Clash Thursday, 31 October 2013 09:18
By Trevin Wax for BPSports
When my son plays in soccer tournaments, I want him to win.
I feel like I'm going against the tidal wave of parental niceness to even say such a thing, but it's true. I don't want him to just have fun or play safely. I want his team to win. And I hope every dad cheering from the sidelines for the other team feels the same way.
Last Updated on Friday, 27 September 2013 09:28 Posted by Clash Monday, 30 September 2013 12:00
By J.C. Derrick for BPSports
The Los Angeles Dodgers have clinched a playoff berth. Earlier this season, they joined the 1941 New York Yankees and the 1942 St. Louis Cardinals for the best 50-game stretch in major league baseball history: 42 wins and eight losses.
Last Updated on Friday, 27 September 2013 09:29 Posted by Clash Sunday, 29 September 2013 01:00
By Lonnie Wilkey for BPSports
Tony Sellars turned his love for fishing into a ministry called Anglers for Christ.
When Tony Sellars was a young boy he used to go fishing with his grandfather, Calvin Helton, a longtime Tennessee Baptist pastor.
“I got hooked on fishing,” Sellars remembers.
Last Updated on Friday, 27 September 2013 09:27 Posted by Clash Saturday, 28 September 2013 01:00
By Joshua Cooley for BPSports
Chris Davis has established himself as one of baseball's best first basemen. - Photo by Todd Olszewski/ The Baltimore Orioles.
Three years ago, life was so different for Chris Davis.
Last Updated on Friday, 28 June 2013 10:19 Posted by Clash Saturday, 29 June 2013 01:00
Six-time Pro Bowl center Matt Birk chose not to attend a White House ceremony because of comments made by President Obama in support of Planned Parenthood.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 May 2013 18:59 Posted by Clash Thursday, 30 May 2013 06:00
By Tim Ellsworth for BPSports
"Intentional Walk," by Rob Rains, tells stories of faith from members of the St. Louis Cardinals.
A new book by longtime St. Louis sportswriter Rob Rains explores the Christian faith of several members of the St. Louis Cardinals, including second-year manager Mike Matheny.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 May 2013 18:58 Posted by Clash Wednesday, 29 May 2013 06:00
By Tobin Perry for BPSports
Alex Ennes, who serves through Baseball Chapel as chaplain for Major League baseball’s Cleveland Indians, is a North American Mission Board church planter in Cleveland.
It's easy to look at professional athletes and just see the money, fame and life in the fast lane. But after a year of serving with Baseball Chapel in Cleveland, Southern Baptist church planter Alex Ennes (@alexennes) sees something else -- real people who need to hear about Jesus.
Last Updated on Saturday, 04 May 2013 17:16 Posted by Clash Sunday, 05 May 2013 06:00
By Michael Foust for BPSports
An NBA player made history April 29 by becoming the first player from a major American team sport to declare he's gay, although the news coverage quickly switched to a debate involving Christian doctrine following comments from an ESPN commentator.
Last Updated on Saturday, 20 April 2013 06:54 Posted by Clash Saturday, 20 April 2013 12:55
By Joni B. Hannigan for BPSports
Gov. Rick Scott presents Tim Tebow the "Great Floridian" award April 12 at the TPC Sawgrass. - Photo by Joni B. Hannigan
Joining a distinguished list of governors, legislators, philanthropists and historic military figures, Tim Tebow, 25, may be the youngest living recipient to have the honor of being named a “Great Floridian.”
Last Updated on Thursday, 18 April 2013 21:12 Posted by Clash Friday, 19 April 2013 12:55
By Tim Ellsworth for BPSports
Pat Summerall (right) with Jack Graham, pastor of Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas, where Summerall was a member.
Pat Summerall stood in the front row at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas, on Easter Sunday, next to his wife Cheri, as the congregation sang “The Old Rugged Cross.”
Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 August 2013 09:13 Posted by Clash Sunday, 07 August 2011 09:01
When replacement NFL referee Easley made a controversial call during a televised game, his life was turned upside down. Vilified by the fans and media, he drew on his Christian faith to become D.E.A.F. to the criticism. Discover how to Decide, Embrace, Adopt, and Form in your own times of testing as you trust in God's grace.
Last Updated on Monday, 26 July 2010 09:45 Posted by Clash Thursday, 29 July 2010 09:34
By Charles Braddix for BPSports
"The World Cup is over, but South Africa is still here."
The words of a missionary with the International Mission Board in Johannesburg reflect the challenge ahead for urban missionaries serving in South Africa. IMB workers are praying that God will use their evangelistic initiatives during the World Cup soccer tournament to expand their outreach to the lost people of the nation's cities.
Last Updated on Friday, 18 June 2010 15:59 Posted by Clash Thursday, 01 July 2010 15:52
By: Drew Brees, Chris Fabry
After his career-threatening shoulder surgery, coaches wondered if Drew Brees would ever play football again. Then Hurricane Katrina left New Orleans under water---and the Saints homeless. Here the Super Bowl MVP shares the inspiring story of an injured quarterback, a devastated city, and an uprooted team that turned adversity into success and despair into hope! 320 pages, hardcover from Tyndale.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 June 2010 18:07 Posted by Clash Wednesday, 30 June 2010 17:51
"My Finish Line" - Official trailer of the new film from the Saylors Brothers
Directed by Kyle Saylors, Produced by Kenny Saylors
This new film (coming Fall 2010) shows the world's greatest race, the Indianapolis 500, as you've never seen it before... through the eyes of team owner Sam Schmidt, who races not to just win, but to have a reason to live, and his friendship with country music recording artist Michelle Murray.
Posted by Clash Saturday, 12 June 2010 05:41
Sunderland was reported to be in good health after being plucked from her damaged vessel 2,000 nautical miles off western Australia by the crew of the French fishing ship the Ile De La Reunion at 7.45pm AEST
Last Updated on Friday, 11 June 2010 09:14 Posted by Clash Friday, 11 June 2010 09:11
A 16-year-old sailor on a round-the-world journey was adrift in the frigid southern Indian Ocean on Friday as rescue boats headed toward her yacht, damaged by 30-foot waves that knocked out her communications and prompted her to set off a distress signal.
Posted by Clash Thursday, 10 June 2010 18:40
A support crew lost contact with Abby, who was in heavy seas in the Southern Indian Ocean, early this morning.
Sunderland's brother, Zac Sunderland, said his sister's boat was clearly in trouble.
Last Updated on Monday, 07 June 2010 07:02 Posted by Clash Monday, 07 June 2010 06:51
Gil Martin - Photo by Randy Breci
As a crew chief in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series who has been around for a while, Gil Martin is accustomed to pressure, changes within the organization he works for and sometimes even difficult moral dilemmas.
All the more reason for him to seek God for direction.
Last Updated on Thursday, 08 April 2010 12:45 Posted by Clash Thursday, 08 April 2010 12:38
By Art Stricklin for BPSports
Baylor's Tweety Carter (45) drives to the basket against Missouri defender Keon Lawrence (2) (AP Photo)
Baylor senior guard Tweety Carter followed God's call to Baylor in one of the university's darkest hours and saw the basketball program rebound nearly to the Final Four.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 April 2010 12:23 Posted by Clash Wednesday, 07 April 2010 12:16
By Lee Warren for BPSports
Former All-Pro linebacker Karl Mecklenburg recalls ignoring Christ shortly after his conversion in high school. In doing so, he began his NFL career living for the praise of man.