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  • GameDay Church, in 2nd NFL season, ready to expand

    September 15 2016 by Nicole Kalil, Florida Baptist Witness | with 0 comments
    GameDay Church, in 2nd NFL season, ready to expand

    When most people think about tailgating, they think of football, food and fun with family and friends. But believers in the Jacksonville area will have the chance to add faith to the mix before every Jacksonville Jaguars home game as GameDay Church returns for the 2016 NFL season.

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  • Will NFL interference block Georgia’s religious liberty law?

    March 28 2016 by Bonnie Pritchett, World News Service | with 0 comments
    Will NFL interference block Georgia’s religious liberty law?

    In its continuing effort to quash religious liberty legislation across the nation, the NFL last week threatened Georgia with the loss of a Super Bowl bid if Gov. Nathan Deal does not veto the recently passed Free Exercise Protection Act. This marks the fourth time in two years the NFL has threatened …

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  • Johnny Hunt event aims at teaching how to steward influence

    March 23 2016 by BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Johnny Hunt event aims at teaching how to steward influence

    Johnny Hunt, pastor of First Baptist Woodstock of Woodstock, Ga., will conduct a leadership conference titled “Stewardship of Influence,” on Thursday, April 28 at Life Community Church in Jamestown. During the one-day event, Hunt and John Mark Clifton with the North American Mission Board will share how to steward influence as a pastor and church leader.

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  • Israeli-Palestinian tensions rise, yet hope flickers

    November 19 2015 by Charles Braddix, IMB | with 0 comments
    Israeli-Palestinian tensions rise, yet hope flickers

    The latest Israeli-Palestinian clash involves a familiar site that is holy to Jews and Muslims – what Jews call the Temple Mount and what Muslims call Al-Aqsa or the Noble Sanctuary. Atop the buried ruins of the first and second Jewish temples are the Dome of the Rock and the Al-Aqsa mosque, two of Islam’s most sacred sites.

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  • Kenya may see more strife

    October 16 2013 by Ken Chitwood, Religion News Service | with 0 comments
    Kenya may see more strife

    While the smoke that hung over the Westgate Shopping Mall has dissipated, a quiet tension still lingers in the air throughout the capital.

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  • ‘Hardest days we’ve ever witnessed’ in Egypt

    August 20 2013 by John Evans, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Hardest days we’ve ever witnessed’ in Egypt

    The wholesale looting and burning of Christian buildings in Egypt is not what grieves one Egyptian Christian leader the most. For him, the murder of a 10-year-old girl, gunned down by a Muslim militant on her way home from a Bible study, is the most grievous kind of wound inflicted by the conflict in his country. 

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  • Players: Helping others is key to making most of NFL career

    May 28 2013 by Roman Gabriel, BR Sports Q&A | with 0 comments
    Players: Helping others is key to making most of NFL career

    With this year’s NFL draft in the books, and the start of the next NFL season just a few months away, in this month’s sports Q&A we share highlights from two interviews with Warrick Dunn and Danny Woodhead.

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  • Pat Summerall remembered for Christian faith

    April 18 2013 by Tim Ellsworth, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Pat Summerall remembered for Christian faith

    Pat Summerall, the famed NFL broadcaster, died April 16 in Dallas of cardiac arrest at age 82. 

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  • Former Colts tight end discusses winning Super Bowl, faith, music

    February 28 2012 by Roman Gabriel, Sports Q & A | with 0 comments
    Former Colts tight end discusses winning Super Bowl, faith, music

    A few weeks ago during the week of Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis, Biblical Recorder sports correspondent Roman Gabriel III sat down with former NFL tight end Ben Utecht. Utecht helped the Indianapolis Colts, under then head coach Tony Dungy, win Super Bowl XLI.

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  • Tebow is top religion author of 2011

    January 12 2012 by G. Jeffrey MacDonald, Religion News Service | with 0 comments
    Tebow is top religion author of 2011

    Critics have hammered Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow for everything from his throwing style to his trademark professions of evangelical faith. But this much is now beyond dispute: the guy has a gift for selling books.

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  • Super Bowl QB Warner feels blessed by God

    January 26 2009 by Brett Maragni, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    When it comes to Kurt Warner as a player, his football career has been better than a movie script.

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  • Gallup: Americans see religious influence waning

    December 28 2008 by Adelle M. Banks, Religion News Service | with 0 comments

    Two-thirds of Americans think religion is losing its influence on U.S. life, a sharp jump from just three years ago when Americans were nearly evenly split on the question, according to a new Gallup Poll. Sixty-seven percent of Americans think religious influence is waning while just 27 percent say it is increasing.

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