Pastors at two Baptist churches in Tallahassee, Fla., and Auburn, Ala., say their mission trip wager over the BCS title game has caused their congregations to grow closer together. 

Published in Congregations
Thursday, 02 January 2014 18:54

CBF churches scrimmage over BCS game

Twitter exchange between First Baptist in Tallahassee and First Baptist in Auburn reflects coming BCS contest between Florida State and Auburn University — but with a missional twist, two pastors say.

Published in Congregations
Friday, 15 November 2013 18:08

Leaving Samaria for the suburbs

Sports teams don't have to love their neighbor, but people who follow Jesus do.

Published in Commentaries
Tuesday, 26 March 2013 17:21

Flying Queens ruled women’s hoops

The Wayland Baptist Flying Queens are the subject of a feature article detailing the history of the illustrious program in the April issue of Texas Monthly.

Published in Media and Arts
Tuesday, 19 March 2013 18:35

Former QB/preacher dies in plane crash

Steve Davis, who led the Oklahoma Sooners to two national championships in the 1970s, used his acclaim as a platform to share his faith.

Published in People
Tuesday, 05 March 2013 15:55

How to be a child again

When was the last time you felt like a child? Do you ever try to be childish just for the joy of it?

Published in Commentaries
Thursday, 21 February 2013 17:34

Tebow audibles on FBC Dallas plan

After criticism for agreeing to speak at a Southern Baptist mega church known for its pastor being accused of preaching hate, professional football player Tim Tebow has decided to cancel the date.

Published in People
Friday, 15 February 2013 16:31

Tebow’s FBC, Dallas, date criticized

Media outlets are questioning a PR-savvy NFL player’s decision to speak at a church led by a pastor best known for controversial comments about other faiths and gays.

Published in Media and Arts
Monday, 11 February 2013 16:28

True Love Waits turns 20

Founders, participants say the faith-based abstinence program helps youth who wish to remain "pure" in a sexualized society.

Published in Social Issues
Thursday, 04 October 2012 15:19

NL play-in 'win-win' for Georgia church

Divisions in Baptist churches are nothing new, but Friday's Major League Baseball play-in game for the National League championship playoffs has one Georgia congregation seeing red and blue -- St. Louis Cardinal red and Atlanta Braves navy blue.

Published in People
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