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Olympian, World War II veteran dies at 97

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Last Updated on Saturday, 26 July 2014 07:43 Posted by Clash Saturday, 26 July 2014 12:00


By Tim Ellsworth for BPSports

One of the most amazing books I have EVER read! Can't wait for the movie! ~ Clash

Louis Zamperini, an Olympian who was later captured by the Japanese during World War II and whose story was told in the book "Unbroken," died July 2 at age 97.

   

Orioles’ Slugger Davis Finds Blessing in Surrender

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Last Updated on Friday, 20 June 2014 16:24 Posted by Clash Saturday, 21 June 2014 12:00


Orioles’ Slugger Davis Finds Blessing in Surrender

By Jeff Robinson for BPSports

The game of baseball closely resembles life in many ways: it is played every day (between April and October), it is full of unexpected twists and turns and even those who are successful at it still fail often.

   

Olympics: Baptists Trek to Sochi to Share Their Faith

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 February 2014 09:21 Posted by Clash Tuesday, 11 February 2014 12:00


Olympics: Baptists Trek to Sochi to Share Their Faith

By Evelyn Adamson for BPSports

A view of the Olympic rings in Sochi. - Photo by William Bagsby/IMB

Amid tight security, the 2014 Winter Olympics commenced with impressive opening ceremonies, while Baptist volunteers from across the United States arrived to be part of the international festivities.

   

Pin Trading a Key Component to Olympic Outreach

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Last Updated on Friday, 07 February 2014 11:02 Posted by Clash Saturday, 08 February 2014 01:00


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Pin trading a key component to Olympic outreach efforts

Engagi Sochi volunteers will use pins to share the gospel message during the Olympics.

   

TBN to Host Two-Hour Pre-Super Bowl® Special

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Last Updated on Friday, 31 January 2014 10:23 Posted by Clash Friday, 31 January 2014 10:16


TBN to Host Two-Hour Pre-Super Bowl® Special Featuring Interviews with Broncos, Seahawks Players

Source: ChristianCinema.com

This Sunday is the biggest game of the year, and on Friday January 31st Trinity Broadcasting Network, America's most-watched faith channel, will get you ready for Super Bowl XLVIII (48) with a two-hour faith-and-football special from New York City, featuring on-the-field interviews with members of both the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks, as well as appearances by NFL and other sports greats, along with impacting stories about how faith in God has made a difference in the lives of athletes.

   

Don't Give a Kid a Trophy for Losing

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Last Updated on Thursday, 31 October 2013 08:25 Posted by Clash Thursday, 31 October 2013 09:18


By Trevin Wax for BPSports

When my son plays in soccer tournaments, I want him to win.

I feel like I'm going against the tidal wave of parental niceness to even say such a thing, but it's true. I don't want him to just have fun or play safely. I want his team to win. And I hope every dad cheering from the sidelines for the other team feels the same way.

   

Kershaw: Pitching With a Purpose

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Last Updated on Friday, 27 September 2013 09:28 Posted by Clash Monday, 30 September 2013 12:00


By J.C. Derrick for BPSports

The Los Angeles Dodgers have clinched a playoff berth. Earlier this season, they joined the 1941 New York Yankees and the 1942 St. Louis Cardinals for the best 50-game stretch in major league baseball history: 42 wins and eight losses.

   

Love of Fishing Opens Door to Ministry

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Last Updated on Friday, 27 September 2013 09:29 Posted by Clash Sunday, 29 September 2013 01:00


By Lonnie Wilkey for BPSports

Tony Sellars turned his love for fishing into a ministry called Anglers for Christ.

When Tony Sellars was a young boy he used to go fishing with his grandfather, Calvin Helton, a longtime Tennessee Baptist pastor.

“I got hooked on fishing,” Sellars remembers.

   

Orioles' Davis Strives for Godliness

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Last Updated on Friday, 27 September 2013 09:27 Posted by Clash Saturday, 28 September 2013 01:00


Orioles' Davis Strives for Godliness

By Joshua Cooley for BPSports

Chris Davis has established himself as one of baseball's best first basemen. - Photo by Todd Olszewski/ The Baltimore Orioles.

Three years ago, life was so different for Chris Davis.

   

NFL Player Skips Ceremony Over Abortion Comments

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Last Updated on Friday, 28 June 2013 10:19 Posted by Clash Saturday, 29 June 2013 01:00


NFL Player Skips White House Ceremony Over Abortion Comments

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Six-time Pro Bowl center Matt Birk chose not to attend a White House ceremony because of comments made by President Obama in support of Planned Parenthood.

   

Testimonies from Cardinals in "Intentional Walk"

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 May 2013 18:59 Posted by Clash Thursday, 30 May 2013 06:00


Testimonies from Matheny, Other Cardinals Featured in Rains’ ‘Intentional Walk’

By Tim Ellsworth for BPSports

"Intentional Walk," by Rob Rains, tells stories of faith from members of the St. Louis Cardinals.

A new book by longtime St. Louis sportswriter Rob Rains explores the Christian faith of several members of the St. Louis Cardinals, including second-year manager Mike Matheny.

   

Cleveland Church Planter is Indians' Chaplain

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 May 2013 18:58 Posted by Clash Wednesday, 29 May 2013 06:00


By Tobin Perry for BPSports

Alex Ennes, who serves through Baseball Chapel as chaplain for Major League baseball’s Cleveland Indians, is a North American Mission Board church planter in Cleveland.

It's easy to look at professional athletes and just see the money, fame and life in the fast lane. But after a year of serving with Baseball Chapel in Cleveland, Southern Baptist church planter Alex Ennes (@alexennes) sees something else -- real people who need to hear about Jesus.

   

Gay Player Story Turns Into Discussion on Bible

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Last Updated on Saturday, 04 May 2013 17:16 Posted by Clash Sunday, 05 May 2013 06:00


By Michael Foust for BPSports

An NBA player made history April 29 by becoming the first player from a major American team sport to declare he's gay, although the news coverage quickly switched to a debate involving Christian doctrine following comments from an ESPN commentator.

   

Tebow Honored as a ‘Great Floridian’

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Last Updated on Saturday, 20 April 2013 06:54 Posted by Clash Saturday, 20 April 2013 12:55


By Joni B. Hannigan for BPSports

Gov. Rick Scott presents Tim Tebow the "Great Floridian" award April 12 at the TPC Sawgrass. - Photo by Joni B. Hannigan

Joining a distinguished list of governors, legislators, philanthropists and historic military figures, Tim Tebow, 25, may be the youngest living recipient to have the honor of being named a “Great Floridian.”

   

Summerall Was 'Prepared for eternity,' Pastor Says

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Last Updated on Thursday, 18 April 2013 21:12 Posted by Clash Friday, 19 April 2013 12:55


By Tim Ellsworth for BPSports

Pat Summerall (right) with Jack Graham, pastor of Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas, where Summerall was a member.

Pat Summerall stood in the front row at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas, on Easter Sunday, next to his wife Cheri, as the congregation sang “The Old Rugged Cross.”

   

"Making The Call: Living with Your Decisions"

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 August 2013 09:13 Posted by Clash Sunday, 07 August 2011 09:01


"Making The Call: Living with Your Decisions" by Lance Easley with Brock Thoene

When replacement NFL referee Easley made a controversial call during a televised game, his life was turned upside down. Vilified by the fans and media, he drew on his Christian faith to become D.E.A.F. to the criticism. Discover how to Decide, Embrace, Adopt, and Form in your own times of testing as you trust in God's grace.

   

World Cup Boosts Urban Outreach

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Last Updated on Monday, 26 July 2010 09:45 Posted by Clash Thursday, 29 July 2010 09:34


By Charles Braddix for BPSports

"The World Cup is over, but South Africa is still here."

The words of a missionary with the International Mission Board in Johannesburg reflect the challenge ahead for urban missionaries serving in South Africa. IMB workers are praying that God will use their evangelistic initiatives during the World Cup soccer tournament to expand their outreach to the lost people of the nation's cities.

   

"Coming Back Stronger" by Drew Brees

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Last Updated on Friday, 18 June 2010 15:59 Posted by Clash Thursday, 01 July 2010 15:52


Coming Back Stronger: Unleashing the Hidden Power of Adversity

By: Drew Brees, Chris Fabry

After his career-threatening shoulder surgery, coaches wondered if Drew Brees would ever play football again. Then Hurricane Katrina left New Orleans under water---and the Saints homeless. Here the Super Bowl MVP shares the inspiring story of an injured quarterback, a devastated city, and an uprooted team that turned adversity into success and despair into hope! 320 pages, hardcover from Tyndale.

   

New Trailer: "My Finish Line"

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 June 2010 18:07 Posted by Clash Wednesday, 30 June 2010 17:51


"My Finish Line" - Official trailer of the new film from the Saylors Brothers

Directed by Kyle Saylors, Produced by Kenny Saylors

This new film (coming Fall 2010) shows the world's greatest race, the Indianapolis 500, as you've never seen it before... through the eyes of team owner Sam Schmidt, who races not to just win, but to have a reason to live, and his friendship with country music recording artist Michelle Murray. 

   

Abby is Safe!

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Posted by Clash Saturday, 12 June 2010 05:41


Abby Sunderland, the 16-year-old solo sailor who ran into trouble in the middle of the Indian Ocean this week, has been rescued.

Sunderland was reported to be in good health after being plucked from her damaged vessel 2,000 nautical miles off western Australia by the crew of the French fishing ship the Ile De La Reunion at 7.45pm AEST


   
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