From The Archives: Guided Star

Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten has become a model of stability, security and super-sized plays. But to achieve his many NFL honors and to earn the respect of teammates and fans, Witten had to overcome unbelievable odds as a neglected child to become a true champion on and off the field...

Survivor, A Faith Tested: University of Washington forward Katie Collier’s inspiring heart, joy

Maybe even more surprising than the news—Katie Collier had a rare form of Leukemia—was her reaction. She could still smile. Despite the heartache...

Youth Movement: Cameron Tringale, Chesson Hadley are beacon of light among PGA Tour youth

Young, rich, handsome and Christian. That’s the formula for many on the PGA Tour these days, but for Cameron Tringale and Chesson Hadley, they’ve found that their faith in God and their association with ministry partner College Golf Fellowship equals more than any on-course achievement can ever bring...

Devotional of the Week: The Pleasure Of Pleasing God

Some of you may recall the 1981 movie Chariots of Fire, which told the true story of British track and field athletes preparing for the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris. If you haven’t seen the movie, it’s incredible as evidenced by it being nominated for seven Academy Awards and winning four...

Devotionals from Fall 2015 print issue (Week 2)

SERIES: DISTINXION, LESSONS FROM THE HARDWOOD Monday “…whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things.”...

Devotionals from Fall 2015 print issue (Week 10)

(Last issue also included some devotionals based on Jeremiah 2, but these devotionals will touch on different verses. Since this is the Lord’s decree against His people, there is much to be learned from...

Devotionals from Fall 2015 print issue (Week 3)

SERIES: ACTS 11, LESSONS FROM THE NEW TESTAMENT Monday “Now the apostles and the brothers who were throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God. So when Peter went up...

Devotionals from Fall 2015 print issue (Week 12)

SERIES: RUNNING, LESSONS FROM TRACK AND FIELD Monday: “Again I saw that under the sun the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, nor bread to the wise, nor riches...

Devotionals from Fall 2015 print issue (Week 5)

SERIES: IN HIS GRIP, LESSONS FROM THE LINKS Monday: “Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.” James 1:22; NIV Practice…then play! Golf is a game of precision and precision...

Devotionals from Fall 2015 print issue (Week 9)

Monday: “And His soul could no longer endure the misery of Israel.” Judges 10:16b Still Loved In the 1990 Major League Baseball season, the St. Louis Cardinals were 70-92. They finished last for the first time...

Devotionals from Fall 2015 print issue (Week 8)

SERIES: ACROSS THE SPECTRUM, LESSONS FROM THE SS STAFF Monday: “Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.” Proverbs 27:17 True Improvement Playing basketball was always very important to me while growing up. While I sometimes thought...

Devotionals from Fall 2015 print issue (Week 4)

SERIES: ACTS 12, LESSONS FROM THE NEW TESTAMENT Monday: “About that time Herod the king laid violent hands on some who belonged to the church. He killed James the brother of John with the sword,...

Devotionals from Fall 2015 print issue (Week 7)

SERIES: READER SUBMITTED, LESSONS FROM OUR READERS Monday: “...that the world may know that You have sent Me...” John 17:23c In Deed and Word There are 30 teams in Major League Baseball, 15 each in the National...

Devotionals from Fall 2015 print issue (Week 1)

SERIES: COLLEGE FOOTBALL, LESSONS FROM THE GRIDIRON Monday “All those gathered here will know that it is not by sword or spear that the LORD saves; for the battle is the LORD’s, and he will...

Devotionals From Fall 2015 Print Issue (Week 6)

SERIES: PSALMS, LESSONS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT Monday: “His pleasure is not in the strength of the horse, nor his delight in the legs of the warrior; the LORD delights in those who fear him,...

Devotionals from Fall 2015 print issue (Week 13)

SERIES: FROM THE EDITOR, LESSONS FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK Monday: “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” II Timothy 4:7 (ESV) Fighting the Good Fight Nowhere is this...

Devotionals from Fall 2015 print issue (Week 11)

SERIES: JEREMIAH 2, LESSONS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT Monday: “How can you say, ‘I am not unclean, I have not gone after the Baals’? Look at your way in the valley; know what you have...

Devotionals from Fall 2015 print issue

Since our Fall 2015 print issue is available online only, we are making our devotionals easily accessible so that you can follow along as you wish. Click the links below as you join this...
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Video of the Week: Average Joe | Tim Brown (by Game Plan For...

Hall of Famer and legendary Raider Tim Brown opens up to Game Plan For Life about his spiritual journey and his relationship with his father. Click HERE to watch more videos and testimonies from...

Devotional of the Week: Weighty Matters

Wrigley Field (so named in 1927) has been the home of the Chicago Cubs since 1916. Situated near Lake Michigan, it is legendary for its wind currents. Many a slugger has seen a home run turn into a routine fly ball, and many a utility player has seen a routine fly ball turn into a home run, depending on the direction of the wind...

Unpackin’ It: Former Baylor University basketball player Isaiah Austin

BRYCE JOHNSON: Before we talk about who you are today, talk about what life was like growing up, and how important basketball was when you were young. ISAIAH AUSTIN: I was just a young kid with a dream. I grew up in a privileged household. My mom and my dad professed to keep a strong faith in my life and that’s what I grew up knowing. I grew up going to church, studying my Bible, and learning to trust God’s plan for my life...
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Devotional of the Week: Don’t Lose Heart

"Alas, Sovereign LORD,’I said,‘I do not know how to speak; I am too young.’ But the LORD said to me, ‘Do not say, ‘I am too young.’ You must go to everyone I send...
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Video of the Week: I am Second® – Jeff Fisher

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Another Angle: Cheapening the Brand

The other day, I was listening to The Dan Patrick Show on the way to work, as I usually do, and Patrick was interviewing Jim Parsons, who is most known for his endearing role as “Sheldon” in The Big Bang Theory. Patrick was talking to Parsons about the new Broadway play he was starring in called “An Act of God...”

Home Again

Heather Dobbins sits inside Enzo Martinez’s Salt Lake City apartment and holds his baby daughter, Arriana, for the first time. It’s the summer of 2013, and Dobbins has traveled all the way from Rock Hill, SC, to Utah, where Enzo is playing on Major League Soccer’s Real Salt Lake, just to be with him and his wife, Holly, and meet their daughter. The fact she has traveled so far just to be with Enzo’s family is really no surprise. Dobbins has always gone out of her way to care for Enzo and his brother Alex, who is only eleven months younger than him. And she has never expected anything in return...

Devotional of the Week: Your Favorite Course

“I hate this course.” “I never play well on this course...”

Airing it Out: Encourage or Destroy?

The stories of Laura Bassett and Steve Bartman are great examples of what it takes to truly embrace, love and encourage someone or to truly crush, hate and destroy them... Most sports fans will remember both people (famous and infamous now), but Laura Bassett’s incident is still fresh in most people’s minds...

In The News: Zach Johnson

From Zach Johnson’s first PGA Tour win to his most recent victory in the British Open on July 20, he has remained consistent. Not just in his play, but in how he talks after each win...
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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....