“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:18 In Everything Give Thanks This past week I had some type of stomach bug that really took a toll on me. I haven’t been that sick in a while and I am glad I am through it. Most of the time when...
Professional athletes, whether right or wrong, are often scrutinized by the media and the fans for their actions, both on and off the field. Most of the time, it's because of something they did wrong. But for Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu, he's getting attention for something he did right. While taking a flight with their 10-year-old son, a family...
In 2004, Carly Patterson won an Olympic Gold Medal in Athens, Greece as the all-around champion in gymnastics. 13 years later, she's a champion yet again. This time though, the trophy isn't a Gold Medal, but instead, an announcement. One that she's been dreaming about for a long time. Carly took to her Instagram account last week to announce that...
“I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent.” - Luke 15:7 Time To Celebrate I was 10 years old when the Detroit Tigers won the 1984 World Series. I loved that team. I knew every player on the roster...
Ethan Chapman’s dream to make it to the Big League level hasn’t happened yet. This past Winter, Ethan signed to play 2017 in the Mexican League (AAA level) with the Vaqueros Union Laguna club where he just began his season last week. Off the field, he’s a husband and a devoted follower of Jesus Christ. His faith is at the center...
Mo Isom's story is one that you will not soon forget. She is wife, a mother, a speaker and the author of the New York Times Bestseller "WRECK MY LIFE: Journeying from Broken to Bold." She was an All-American goalkeeper for the Louisiana State University soccer team and the first female to try out for an SEC men's football team....
“…upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.” Matthew 16:18 (KJV) No Dunks Allowed The 2013 NBA Finals provided one of the most profound defensive plays in recent memory. In Game 2, San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter, who’s 6-foot-11, caught a pass from a teammate and rose to throw down what seemed...
One of the goals of the new Sports Spectrum is to highlight local ministries doing awesome work through sports. Today we feature UrbanPromise as told by their founder and president, Bruce Main ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- “I was pretty suspicious of a Chicago Bear coming into Eagle territory,” confessed one of my faithful UrbanPromise supporters. “I really wondered if you guys had lost your minds.” ...
Read in-depth about David Robinson's faith journey during his basketball career in this 1992 Sports Spectrum article. Often considered one of the greatest centers in collegiate and NBA history, "The Admiral" started to take his Christian faith seriously during his third season in the NBA. In the years that followed, Robinson was a 10-time NBA All-Star, the 1995 NBA MVP,...
"Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up." - Galatians 6:9 Harvest Time During the 2007 baseball season, starting pitcher Cliff Lee of the Cleveland Indians struggled to put up good numbers in the major leagues and was sent down to the minors. It was...