Category Archives: Sports

The Abuse of Women and Our Response (Part One)

Women are abused every day, perhaps no less so than a few decades ago when the problem was not as open for the public to see as it has been in the early 21st century. This abuse might be even … Continue reading

Posted in American Evangelicalism, Sports, The Christian Minister/Ministry, The Church, Women in the Church | 4 Comments/Likes

True Friendships (3)

The goal of life for every Christian should be the kingdom of God. The gospel is the good news of the kingdom of God. Tragically, we have settled for what Dallas Willard calls “the gospel of sin management,” a gospel … Continue reading

Posted in Forgiveness, Liturgy, Patristics, Sports | 36 Comments/Likes

Steve Alford Clamps Down on Social Media

Steve Alford learned to play and coach collegiate basketball from the legendary Bobby Knight. Alford was a star in the heyday of Indiana University basketball at a time when Knight was at the top of his game. Alford learned a … Continue reading

Posted in Social Networking, Sports | 1 Comment/Like

Encouragement: The Key to Freedom and Hope

I believe you cannot encourage a person too much. You might mislead them by false words of so-called encouragement but you cannot over encourage a person with honest and loving words. I thought about this last week when my 13-year … Continue reading

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A Fool for Christ

Some of you may have noticed that the former NBA player Manute Bol died, at the age of 47, a few weeks ago. The sports world paid little attention. Bol was not known for stardom but for being a physical … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs, Sports, The Persecuted Church | 2 Comments/Likes