LEXINGTON, Ky. (BP) – As a husband, pastor, and the father of eight children, five of whom are daughters, there are many reasons I am deeply troubled by H.R. 5, legislation ironically named the Equality Act. In this article, I want to focus on my concerns as a girl dad who loves sports.
Seminary professor David Prince recounts his high school baseball coach's lessons on routine plays and the sacrifice. "My love for the game of baseball, and the influence of courageous and gracious men who also love the game, like Wayne Mitchell, have helped shape my life," Prince writes.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (BP) -- Christians who are physically and mentally challenged, seminary professor David Prince writes, can remind the church that it is "not a gathering place for the cultural elite but a sovereignly designed community of the ignoble, weak and low."
Seminary professor David E. Prince examines the wisdom of parenting that seeks to raise "good, happy, safe kids."
Evangelicals have undercut marriage by an overemphasis on education and career, seminary professor David Prince writes. "Christian marriage and the glorious Gospel it represents liberates them from the ball and chain of trying to live the American dream," he contends.
Jackie Robinson was the first black player in the big leagues, but it would not have happened if not for a baseball exec who was driven by his Christian faith to integrate the game, says columnist David E. Prince.
Baseball, columnist David E. Prince says, is similar to the daily Christian walk it its focus on "managed failure."
Baseball fan David Prince lists everything he loves about baseball --the hope that opening day brings, a stadium filled with people from every background, a 162-game season that requires "managed failure." Baseball has parallels to the church, Prince says.
There are solid biblical reasons for keeping score in children's sporting events, columnist and pastor David Prince asserts.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (BP)--As a child I spent countless evenings with my family huddled in the bathroom of our Montgomery, Ala., home listening to the wails of tornado sirens. As the cooler temps of spring began to give way to summer during March through April in Alabama, dealing with tornado watches and warnings was simply a part of life. Most often nothing materialized in our neighborhood and I have fond memories of those unusual family times.