MLB Closeup: Cody Allen

Cleveland Indians closer Cody Allen has relied on his faith to keep him grounded and handle the failures that pro athletes face.

MLB Closeup: Yan Gomes

Despite injuries and demotions, Cleveland Indians catcher Yan Gomes has remained positive because he sees the big picture.

MLB Closeup: Chris Coghlan

Chris Coghlan went from the bottom to the top of the world, but his ascension to the top happened before he helped the Cubs win the World Series.

MLB Closeup: Ben Zobrist

World Series MVP Ben Zobrist didn’t start his career in an electrifying way, but the 11-year veteran’s last few years have been one for the record books.

The Bartman Affect

The Chicago Cubs are World Series champs after more than 100 years of frustration. It’s a joyous time in the Windy City, and in baseball,...

Man with a Mission: Royals’ Ian Kennedy rediscovers commitment to Jesus

As the former ace of the San Diego Padres, Ian Kennedy was used to posting success with his deceptive four-seam fastball.

Gold Mine: Diamondbacks’ Paul Goldschmidt finds Jesus through love of others

Paul Goldschmidt has a reputation for humility almost as large as his renown for terrifying National League pitchers...

Filling the Void: Ian Desmond realizes that nothing else matters beyond Christ

Even stars like Desmond deal with the pressure of pursuing a Christ-filled life when it seems like no one else is. He’s the first to admit that taking the worldly road is easy, but assures athletes that taking the other road (the tougher one) is worth it...

A Gracious Manager: Cardinals manager Mike Matheny has impacted St. Louis beyond the diamond

It was early May and, although the Major League Baseball season was barely a month old, the St. Louis Cardinals were running roughshod over the rest of the league, jumping out to a 21-7 record as they flew into Pittsburgh to play the scrappy Pirates. The Cards took the first game but dropped the next two, falling to 22-9 on the season...

Steve Cishek discusses journey to the majors (by Game On Liberty University)

New Cardinals reliever Steve Cishek shares how his faith in God has guided his path to the majors....

Breaking Barriers

There is a popular phrase: “Timing is everything.” For the Corban University baseball team, that phrase could not have been more true when the Warriors traveled on a historic mission trip to Caimanera, Cuba. As the first American baseball team in Caimanera in nearly 60 years, and one of the few American teams to play on Cuban soil since the Cuban revolution of 1959, the local Caimanera population was ready for a message. That message that Warrior head coach Jeff McKay and the entire team delivered was one that would ring through the streets and set the stage for generations...

From the Archives: Charles In Charge

"(My grandfather's death) altered my thoughts on life. I always had a knowledge of Christ, but my faith didn't come alive until that point; I said a prayer that day asking Christ to come into my life..."

Catching Breaks

When A.J. Ellis goes to work, he finds himself exactly 60 feet, six inches from the best baseball player in the world today. For the past three seasons Ellis, has been the starting catcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the consistent battery mate for Clayton Kershaw, reigning National League Most Valuable Player and winner of three of the last four Cy Young Awards for best pitcher in his league...

Weekend With Bernie

I’m up to bat now and Carbo is pitching. Like Babe Ruth, I make a big show of pointing to the centerfield wall, calling my shot. “Be on time for camp tomorrow, Jimmy,” Carbo admonishes from the mound...