Golf, cricket, Celtic, Ranger, and golf.

She’s the shot, and she’s so much more.

Brian Bolt on Scottie Scheffler, golf, and God.

Who knew that hockey in Canada was led by a priest!?!

Studying and working in sport as it can be used for good.

Falling into a calling as chaplain to soccer players.

What can Catholic theology teach us about how we watch sports?

Pride: “the ultimate evil”

Self-control: while it has to do with the self, it also has to do with others.

Greed: an inordinate desire

My gift is that I could throw a ball.

A leader among leaders.

We are taught to love our neighbors as ourselves, but the envious person can do neither.

Patience: knowing the why helps us persevere

Baseball = God’s game 🙂

Lust: lack of discipline, looking for shortcuts

Promoting a Christian presence in sport.

Gentleness: stemming from an inner confidence that something bigger is at work

Striving for excellence and surrounded by faith.

Sloth: shirking of one’s duties

She’s on pace to have more national titles at Alabama than Nick Saban.

More than ever, our communities need healing-centered spaces; especially our young people.

Anger: opting for fury

CS Lewis, coaching, and ministry

Peace: more than a feeling

Engaging the public on issues of sport and Christianity is no easy task. Paul Putz is doing it well.

Gluttony: a sin of excess

The mission of Uncommon Sports Group is to develop future leaders of the college and pro sport industry.

Who else would win the great face-off!?!

The International Journal of Sport and Religion, and co-editor Terry Shoemaker.

The event focused on how sport can contribute to the social or public good and specific social justice issues surrounding disability and refugees in sporting locales.

In spite of the present immense popularity of football in Nigeria, few know about the game’s origins in the country.

Would Jesus play at the 2022 World Cup?

The story of Rocky Mountain Sports Counseling Center began five years ago.

Wayman Britt on fulfilling the dream.

Conquering like Jesus is not to swap out defeat for victory, or to find a way to turn a loss into a win.

I had a peace and a purpose with my new perspective that was much bigger than the scoreboard!

“On the eighth day, God created Gretzky.”

There are important interdisciplinary debates to be conducted in the future about the educational implications of ‘training the body’ in religion and sport.

“God, what do you even want from me as an athlete?”

I’ve come to realize in getting to know him that he has found peace in Jesus Christ.

For the institution. For the Sport Ministry Organization. For the student-athlete.

Who else would win the great face-off!?!

Let’s raise the bar….literally and metaphorically.

To shoot a good jump shot, one must ascend…

“In a race all the runners run but only one gets the prize.”

May the “Hand of God” be on this conversation!

Grit Leadership seeks to equip and empower leaders to build a gritty, more resilient generation.

Studying Christianity and sport opened new doors for me.

My story begins more than 20 years ago, when in a sport psychology column for Athletic Therapy Today I wrote that treating the whole athlete … should encompass caring for physical, psychological, and spiritual needs.

Few people know that sports chaplaincy is a ministry and even fewer are aware that it as an academic subject.

Basketball…has been more than just a game.

In Sports Chaplaincy UK we have five values that are fundamental to our role of chaplains in the sports world: presence, excellence, relationship, confidentiality, and humility.

My interest in this conversation comes from a lifetime spent working with elite athletes, primarily professional footballers in the UK.

Despite the recognition that patience is important for sport and faith, many people struggle to practice patience in western society.

I noticed at both Global Congresses that the American influence has been very strong. I have no problem with that except that I haven’t heard much commentary on American sport from the outside.

Tim Tebow is trying to make a comback in the NFL. What does this have to do with SPORT. FAITH. LIFE.?

At Hope College Athletics, we have three pillars: Academic Success, Competitive Excellence, and Transformational Experiences.

The pile of scholarly literature on play has grown from a molehill to a mountain over the last half century.

If God is your audience, where is he? In the stands! And if he is in the stands, where is he not? He is not inside of you.

As a sports ministry staff supervisor, I desire to demonstrate both the “gentle and humble” heart of a pastor and the skill of a sports minister.

Back at the hotel that evening, I prayed, “God, give me more opportunities to share…”

In the mid-2000s, I spent two years doing anthropological fieldwork with female Christian athletes in the U.S.

The human person is a unity of body, soul, and spirit. Everything is related.

In challenging times, Play Like a Champion listened and responded with love and support. We continue to listen.

There are certain things that everyone who serves as a sports chaplain should embody and believe.

I feel uncertain about sport itself, the present and the future—remember, sport isn’t my original field of expertise.

Over time, something has happened in Medellin. The city didn’t die. It transformed.

As I began to experience healing from my pain and shame, I created The Tracy Hanson Initiative to provide safe opportunities for elite athletes to talk about their stories of trauma. I also provide training to those who serve them.

One of my research interests is the role of sport in the lives of marginalized and vulnerable young people: sport in prisons and young offender institutions.

Students are producers of knowledge, not just consumers. Take my Religion and Sport course at Baylor University as an example.