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Brett Honeycutt

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Brett Honeycutt is the managing editor at Sports Spectrum magazine. Follow him on Twitter @Brett_Honeycutt.

On July 2, the world lost a true hero and true example of Christ: Louis Silvie “Louie” Zamperini. He was 97. Zamperini was born Jan. 26,...

Like fishing stories that morph each year when aging anglers add several inches and pounds to their “big catch,” Chelsea Baker’s story seems to get better with...

Paul Westphal has seemingly come full circle. The well-traveled player and coach has been an NBA All-Star (five times) and coached the NBA All- Stars (twice), he...

15-year NFL career with the Phoenix/Arizona Cardinals and the St. Louis Rams was fruitful for Aeneas Williams. Williams, who played cornerback and free safety, was selected to eight...

Longtime Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks was never concerned with the awards he earned during his star-studded 14-year career. His main focus was spiritual. However, the awards...

Clint Dempsey was in kindergarten when he discovered that he loved soccer. The exhilaration of scoring goals was exactly what he needed to deepen his love for a game that has taken him all over the world and allowed him to play at soccer’s highest level in Europe and in the United States…

Peace eluded reigning Olympic and world 100-meter track champion even after she became a Christian, but now she has a “living faith” that keeps...

Atlanta Braves 24-year-old star Freddie Freeman lost his mom to cancer more than 10 years ago when he was in his early teens. At first, he asked the question many ask when a loved one is lost: Why? Why did this happen? Why did she have to go so soon? Why? Why? Why? Early on Freeman pushed God away, but a few years ago he came to the realization that God took his mom so she wouldn't have to suffer any longer...

Clint Dempsey was in kindergarten when he discovered that he loved soccer. The exhilaration of scoring goals was exactly what he needed to deepen his love for a game that has taken him all over the world and allowed him to play at soccer’s highest level in Europe and in the United States. “My parents had started me in the sport to help me learn good people skills,” Dempsey says. “Little did I know that the sport I loved and the skills I learned would later play a role in my relationship with God...”

"Then he said to them all: 'Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.'" Luke 9:23 In the above passage, we see that Jesus tells us what's needed to be His disciple. We must deny ourselves, take up our cross each day and then follow Him. What does all of that mean, though? Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis, who led the majors in home runs (53) and RBIs (138) last season, delves into that: "...As I got older, I realized it wasn't about going to church or managing your sin, but about daily dying to myself and surrendering my life to Christ..."

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