Sports


Sports | Oct. 16 2020

Cincinnati Reds’ Michael Lorenzen seeks to live the crucified life daily

During his junior year at Fullerton Union High School in Fullerton, California, Michael Lorenzen sat on a pier, high on drugs and living a lifestyle... [READ MORE]

Instagram | Oct. 2 2020

Duduit integrates Alabama, Auburn football with Bible-based life lessons

The zeal many Alabama Baptists possess for college football can sometimes seem to rival their love for church. Del Duduit, author and sportswriter,... [READ MORE]

Sports | Sep. 25 2020

Former Phillies infielder Travis Mattair hopes to shed God’s light over the world

While listening to Kari Jobe’s “Revelation Song,” Travis Mattair had a revelation of his own. “I wasn’t really happy with baseball... [READ MORE]

Sports | Sep. 5 2020

After losing both parents, free agent linebacker Finch honors family, faith

Sharif Finch made a promise to his parents, and during the most difficult time of his life he kept it. Pursuing that promise in 2018, Finch made... [READ MORE]

Instagram | Aug. 25 2020

Sports teams, athletes forge strong bonds with churches through outreach

Russell McCrory, minister to students at First Baptist Church, Montgomery, recalls hearing the community express frustration six years ago over... [READ MORE]

Sports | Aug. 25 2020

Fall sports face challenges; athletics remain opportunity for gospel influence

All summer, athletes and fans anticipate the fall sports season. But this year, coaches and schools face difficult decisions as they ponder if,... [READ MORE]

Sports | Jul. 19 2020

Professional baseball player Sands makes sure his actions speak louder than words

By Bill Sorrell Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Jerry Sands’ professional baseball career has spanned an ocean, three countries and more... [READ MORE]

Sports | May. 24 2020

Professional baseball player has clear faith after incident left him blind in one eye

By Bill Sorrell Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Juan Sandoval has never lost sight of what is most important in life despite being blind in... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | May. 8 2020

Tua Tagovailoa says new Miami number ‘for the audience of 1’

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Newly drafted by the NFL’s Miami Dolphins, rookie quarterback and former University of Alabama... [READ MORE]

Sports | Apr. 14 2020

How coronavirus pandemic could change America’s religion of sports

George W. Truett Seminary, Baylor University Sports in America, John Tunis declared in 1928, are “a kind of national religion.” Scholars... [READ MORE]

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