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Playing Among Cultures It’s been said that music and sports are the universal language. Why? Because pretty much anywhere you go in the world, you can find both…
Do Pro Christian Athletes Deserve a Voice? In the ministry of Eternity Sports, we talk a lot about “playing for eternity,” but what does that mean?
Playing with Christ #1 in Your Life In the ministry of Eternity Sports, we talk a lot about “playing for eternity,” but what does that mean?

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Playing With a Grateful Heart As athletes, we know the importance of having a positive attitude throughout our game. We know that our mindset can affect
What Is True Victory in Christ? In sports, we often measure our success by wins and championships. We strive to be the best, to beat our opponents, to achieve our goals.
Running the Race for Eternity The Christian life is often compared to a race. We are called to run with endurance, perseverance, and faithfulness. We are also called to run…
3 Ways to Embrace God’s Values in Your Daily Life In the midst of our daily routines and challenges, it's essential to pause and reflect on the core values that God cherishes. Today, let's dive…
Big News in Baseball and Our Self-Worth As we step up to the plate this season, we’re greeted with the incredible news many of you may have heard of being Shohei Ohtani's…
How to Play and Compete with Self-Control But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control… - Galatians 5:22-23 (ESV) Self-control in an athletic arena…
Why Consistency is More Important Than Intensity Consistency is greater than intensity. Do you think that statement is true? I’m guessing you might disagree or even be confused why these two have…
Bad Sports and Bad Ministry? A senior pastor once told me that he is not interested in doing sports ministry at his church because it is bad sports and bad…
He Ain’t Heavy He’s My Brother He Ain’t Heavy He’s My Brother, was a cool song in 1970. The soulful lyrics encouraged people to help others travel the long road with…
How Can The Fruit Of The Spirit Be Applied To Sports? But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control... - Galatians 5:22-23 (ESV) The word “joy” occurs 218…
The Impact of A Legend An Open Letter to Vanessa Bryant (RIP #24) Dear Vanessa, My heart has been so grieved for you and your girls these past few weeks,…
Lessons from Kobe’s Life A week has passed since the tragic helicopter crash that took the lives of nine precious people - including Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna.…
Is there an enforcer for every sport? Who’s yours? Several years back I attended the Northern Trust Open at the Riviera Country Club. The day was a treat as I was surrounded by great…
3 Ways to Achieve Your Fitness Goals Each New Year begins the same way for many of us. We outline our goals to become happier and healthier, and we muster up a…
Where is God in the Winning and Losing? The first two rounds of the NFL Playoffs in 2020 featured many high-profile athletes who are self-proclaimed followers of Jesus Christ. God was really in…
Effective Sports Ministry Leadership Tips Leadership takes intentionality! Some of us lead naturally, but even a natural leader needs to hone and discover the best of themselves. I have been…
Kenny Dobbs – Slam Dunk Champion Be sure to check out Kenny's interview on the Eternity Sports podcast. Listen to the Podcast | Watch the Podcast As a hooper and a…
Welterweight Boxing Champion Chris Van Heerden Be sure to check out Chris' interview on the Eternity Sports podcast. Listen to the Podcast | Watch the Podcast Whenever you travel to another…
Teamwork for the Win There are countless examples of teams playing together to overcome seemingly insurmountable odds and beat teams they have no business beating. Working with others is…
Overcoming Obstacles Jim Abbot, is one of the most remarkable athletes in any sport. He pitched for 11 years in the major leagues despite being born with…
World Series Champion Glenn Braggs Be sure to check out Glenn's interview on the Eternity Sports podcast. Listen to the Podcast | Watch the Podcast Having played college and professional…
Pray, Play, Say Part 1: Pray Hard! Prayer is critical to any endeavor for which we want to see eternal results – it is even more important when…
How Can I Bring Glory to God in my Sport? Before discussing “how” to bring God glory in our sports, we should satisfy ourselves with the question, “can we bring God glory in sports?” This…
The Best Sport for Ministry Is there a best sport for ministry? Yes, all of them. The title was a teaser to get your attention! However, there is a best…
NBA Coach and Laker Champion Mike Penberthy Be sure to check out Mike's interview on the Eternity Sports podcast. Listen to the Podcast | Watch the Podcast Mike Penberthy is a guy…
The Courage to Stand Up Phil Dawson, freshman kicker for the University of Texas, had a spectacular season in 1994. As a result, he received many honors, one of which…
ESPN Reporter Cari Champion Be sure to check out Cari's interview on the Eternity Sports podcast. Listen to the Podcast | Watch the Podcast Sitting down with a professional…
Perseverance – For The Greatest Victory Typically perseverance in relation to sports is connected to playing until the final whistle, practicing long after others have hit the showers, or playing through…
Jonah Texeira – Transition from College to Pro Be sure to check out Jonah's interview on the Eternity Sports podcast. Listen to the Podcast | Watch the Podcast Watching young athletes is always…
Jenny “Triple J” Johnson Jordan Owning Her Faith Be sure to check out Jenny’s interview on the Eternity Sports podcast. Listen to the Podcast | Watch the Podcast You want to talk about…
Stay Focused, Stay Encouraged! A pastor was asked if he ever gets discouraged and wants to quit the ministry. He said, Not all the time – just every Monday.…
Do Youth Sports Own Our Kids? If your ability to play sports was taken away... who would you be? It’s a question a lot of athletes would have a tough time…