Tag: Christian sportsmen

Golf champion aims to shine for Jesus
Global Sport

Golf champion aims to shine for Jesus

By Grant Winter The next biggest golf tournament in the world after the four Majors is The Players Championship in the United States and Webb Simpson was quick to get his priorities right after winning it on Mother’s day Sunday. First up, I‘m a child of God and He has […]

NBC Superbowl commentator stands by his comments on star quarterback’s faith
North America Sport

NBC Superbowl commentator stands by his comments on star quarterback’s faith

Originally published in Urban Christian News NBC commentator Tony Dungy has been attacked over his remarks that Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles would ‘play well because his Christian faith would allow him to play with confidence’. Dungy, a former head coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Indianapolis Colts, described […]

Golden future for Jesus followers
Opinion

Golden future for Jesus followers

[notice]South African-born Christian journalist Charles Gardner, who has lived and worked in the United Kingdom since the late 1970s, reflects on the Olympic Games in the wake of Britain’s best-ever Olympic performance.[/notice] As the Olympic Games shows increasing signs of returning to its pagan roots, the humility amid personal brilliance […]

Soccer and the supernatural
Sport

Soccer and the supernatural

By Brian Nixon — Originally published by Assist News Service Recent news sources reported that soccer superstar and Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo gave a Greek island to his agent, Jorge Mendes, as a wedding gift[1]. A gift worthy of the Greek gods, eh? For many there is a direct […]

Brazil 2014: 10 amazing God moments of the World Cup
Sport

Brazil 2014: 10 amazing God moments of the World Cup

Originally published in Christianity Today They say faith and football don’t mix (‘they’ being Wayne Rooney’s PR team). But the 2014 World Cup has been packed with examples of the blurry line between the two. From players thanking Jesus to others just acting like him, the fingerprints of God have […]