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Youth Sports Ministry shares Jesus to promote unity and racial reconciliation.

One of the goals of the new Sports Spectrum is to highlight local ministries doing awesome work through sports. Today we feature All In Sports Outreach as told by their co-founder and president, Stewart...

Wednesday March 29, 2017 – Daily Devotional

"But God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners." - Romans 5:8 I was asked a question the other day that made me really think...

Ravens Benjamin Watson discusses NFL playing games in Las Vegas

The Oakland Raiders will soon be the Las Vegas Raiders. On Monday, the NFL announced that their owners garnered enough votes to approve the move to Southern Nevada. https://twitter.com/CityOfLasVegas/status/846424554717138945 The NFL lifestyle brings about it's challenges...

Tuesday March 28, 2017 – Daily Devotional

“Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like a man who looks...

Mississippi State’s Morgan William dedicates dominant Elite Eight performance to late Father

Last week on Sports Spectrum, we profiled Mississippi State's tandem of head coach Vic and daughter Blair Schaefer on the road to the Sweet Sixteen. On Sunday, coach Vic Schaefer watched his team defeat Baylor 94-85 in...

The Agony of Defeat

The Men's NCAA Final Four is set. Gonzaga, South Carolina, North Carolina and Oregon will compete for College Basketball's most coveted prize next weekend in Glendale, Arizona. Winning is often the ultimate goal in sports....

Monday March 27, 2017 – Daily Devotional

"See that no one . . . is godless like Esau, who for a single meal sold his inheritance rights as the oldest son” – Hebrews 2:16 Right Choices Hartland Monahan. Long-time Penguins fans shudder when...

Daily Devotional – Sunday March 26, 2017

"He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God." - Micah 6:8 44 years...

Samantha Ponder Replacing Chris Berman on ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown

ESPN announced on Thursday that Samantha Ponder will be the new host of Sunday NFL Countdown, replacing the legendary Chris Berman. Ponder had been working on College Gameday and Saturday Night Football on ABC since...

Friday March 24, 2017 – Daily Devotional

"Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is —his good, pleasing...

Father/Daughter Combo Leading Mississippi State To Sweet Sixteen

Vic Schaefer has been the head coach at Mississippi State for the past five seasons, with the past two seasons winning 27 and 28 games respectively. This year, his Lady Bulldogs basketball team had...

Thursday March 23, 2017 – Daily Devotional

“He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion . . .” Philippians 1:6 Slow Change No one becomes successful overnight. Tiger Woods didn’t suddenly become a great golfer at age...

NFL Players Team Up To Bring Clean Water To East Africa

Today is World Water Day. According to UN.org, there are over 663 million people living without a safe water supply close to home. Many people spend countless hours traveling long distances just to get water...

Wednesday March 22, 2017 – Daily Devotional

“For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.” Matthew 23:12 Seek Humility My junior year at Wheaton College my roommate was a stud basketball player. The 6-8 center had worked...

Sixteen Thoughts on the Sweet Sixteen

March Madness is in full effect as we get ready for the Regional Semi-Finals and Finals this weekend. Sixteen teams remain as the journey to college basketball glory continues. https://twitter.com/marchmadness/status/843994243429552128 With that, here are sixteen thoughts...

Indiana Will Miss The Tom Crean You Didn’t See

Indiana fired their head coach Tom Crean after 9 seasons in Bloomington last week. Crean led the Hoosiers to four NCAA tournament appearances, twice reaching the Sweet Sixteen. He was named the 2016 Big...

Tuesday March 21, 2017 – Daily Devotional

"I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid." - John 14:27 Enjoy the Peace...

Raiders Derek Carr: “My Savior, our Savior is Alive.”

Raiders QB Derek Carr spoke to a group of people Saturday Night at an event called "The Night of Champions." The gathering was put on by Azusa Pacific University and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Carr was a featured...

Tebow Assigned To Columbia Fireflies, Mets’ low-A affiliate

Tebowmania is coming to South Carolina. Tim Tebow's venture into professional baseball will continue this season in Columbia, South Carolina with the Columbia Fireflies, the Mets' Class-A affiliate in the South Atlantic League. https://twitter.com/ColaFireflies/status/843874566950866944 The Mets and...

49ers Great Dwight Clark Announces He Has ALS

Former 49ers WR Dwight Clark says he has ALS. Clark made the announcement on his website Sunday Night. https://twitter.com/DwightC87/status/843628954821054465 "In September of 2015, I started feeling weakness in my left hand," Clark wrote. "I was mildly...

Monday March 20, 2017 – Daily Devotional

"No weapon turned against you will succeed." - Isaiah 54:17 Prospering in the Midst of Adversity Like a lot of sports fans, I watched the NBA finals last summer. Though I live in Ohio, the Cleveland...

New York Mets Hall of Famer Is Now A Pastor

The Straw That Stirs The Soul From 1983-1990, Darryl Strawberry was the toast of the town in New York. As a right fielder with the Mets, Strawberry led the team in home runs 5 times in...

Skating Legend Scott Hamilton Says He Experienced a Miracle

1984 Olympic Men's Skating Champion Scott Hamilton told PEOPLE that he experienced a miracle. The tumor that he had contracted in August of 2016 had shrunk in size, without treatment. “The nature of them is to grow,...

Raiders QB Derek Carr Helps Stranded Motorist, Prays With Him

Getting stranded on the road is never fun. But for Ron Reeser, getting stranded turned into a chance encounter with one of the NFL's rising stars. According to All22.com, Reeser, a DJ in the Bay...

Cincinnati Coach Says Success Shouldn’t Come From Winning Games

What is success in your life? How do you define it? Is it based on how much money you make? How big your house is? How expensive your car is? The type of clothes you wear? In...

Friday March 17, 2017 – Daily Devotional

“What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?” - Romans 8:31 Choosing the Right Team Proverbs 14:16 – “One who is wise is cautious and turns...

Thursday March 16, 2017 – Daily Devotional

“Pray without ceasing.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:17 Throwing up a Prayer Tournament time is upon us, which means nail-biters and upsets will fill our TV screens. Workplaces will be unproductive, and our brackets will be busted...

Brand New Sports Spectrum Podcast Debuts March 31

Sports Spectrum is growing and one of the ways we're looking to reach people with the Gospel of Jesus is through the power of story. On Friday March 31, we are excited to launch...

Wednesday March 15, 2017 – Daily Devotional

“Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? As it is written: ‘For your sake we face death all...

Kirk Cousins Denies Demanding a Trade From the Redskins

Redskins QB Kirk Cousins says he never demanded a trade from the Washington Redskins in a meeting with owner Dan Snyder. Cousins, who was a guest with ESPN's Adam Schefter on the "Know Them From...