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What Does the Bible Say About Sportsmanship?

What Does the Bible Say About Sportsmanship?

My seven-year-old boy loves sports. So far, he has played soccer, baseball, football, floor hockey, lacrosse, and basketball. When I ask him which one is his favorite, he has a tough time choosing. While the sports he plays will change from season to season, I hope the one thing that will remain the same is his good sportsmanship.

Prejudice and Perception

Okay, go ahead and try to fill in the following sentences with the word that fits in the blank. We’re talking about prejudice here, so don’t cop out and act like you don’t have any answers. To get to the bottom of prejudice, it’s important to confront the stuff we think inside. So go ahead

A Husband for Sarah With a Limp

My mother’s name was Sarah. She was the fifth daughter of Boaz, a weaver of fine wool prayer shawls in Jerusalem. Sarah was taller than most men, ample hipped and heavy-set, with thick, curly hair, and wide green eyes in a square, practical face. Her teeth were straight and strong. Such things as teeth mattered.

On Singleness: The Inclusive Love of God

From its inception, Christianity was the most radical movement of all time. The incredible nature of the love of God reshaped all cultural norms of the day. This became evident when Jesus took a child in His arms and said, Whoever welcomes one of these little children in My Name welcomes Me; and whoever welcomes

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Teaching Bible Stories to Children

  You know what’s easy for a child? A child has more understanding of God’s love and understanding than we do. They don’t need to see nails or crowns of thorns to believe. All they need is a story. All they need is something simple. All they need is for you to read to them and tell

Discipleship: Christ Wants YOU

Mere Christianity, by C. S. Lewis, Book IV, Chapter 8 The ordinary idea which we all have before we become a Christian is this. We take as a starting point our ordinary self with its various desires and interests. We then admit that something else – call it “morality” or “decent behavior” or “the good

Cultivating a Love for Jesus in Your Child

I didn’t grow up in a Christian home. My parents were (and still are) loving, supportive, involved, and hardworking. But I didn’t grow up going to church, reading the Bible, listening to worship songs, or knowing Jesus. It wasn’t until high school that a friend of mine invited me to church. Youth group sounded a