(RNS) — Retired NFL coach Tony Dungy and his wife Lauren see the key parts of their life — football and family — as forms of ministry.
DENVER (BP) – White pastor Mark Spence understands the challenges Black drivers face caused by what many call “driving while black,” or DWB. In advance of the Unity at the Rim basketball event to build bridges between first responders and diverse youth, Spence relates an experience of about 20 years ago.
FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) – This past Sunday, FINA, the world governing body for swimming released new guidelines for transgender athletes.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (BP) – The organization that governs competitive swimming events around the world has ruled that swimmers who identify as transgender women and who began transitioning after the age of 11 cannot compete in women’s swimming events. FINA made the announcement June 19.
NASHVILLE (BP) – Betty Wiseman considers her path – the one that started in tiny Portland, Tenn., before going through Nashville and winding to the ends of the earth – to be orchestrated by God. He said it. That settled it.
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (BP) – The Winter World University Games are coming to the Adirondack region of New York in 2023, and Ryan Schneider, pastor of Saranac Lake Baptist Church and lead chaplain for the event, is looking for Southern Baptists to volunteer and minister in a variety of ways.
MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (BP) – Alan Duncan had plans for a professional career after his years kicking for the University of Tennessee ended in 1980. And while those plans may not have gone as originally intended, they led to service on the foreign mission field as well as having an impact athletes alongside the guy he knew as “Big Reg.”
Hubert Davis compares his job to the mission field.
CARY, N.C. (BP) -- Here in North Carolina, it’s been said that college basketball is its own form of religion. If that’s true, no one has personified that statement like Horace Albert “Bones” McKinney.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (BP) – Oscar Tshiebwe shares his faith with the same passion he plays basketball.