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To Empower and Encourage

Have you ever met a person and they get you fired up in a good way? A person who instantly motivates you? Who empowers you? LaMorris Crawford has that God-given appeal.

Are You Passionate?

Anyone who knows anything about the National Football League is aware that Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin is passionate. He is a no-nonsense leader who gets to the point...

There is Another Way

J.T. Starks grew up in Lancaster, Texas, near Dallas, amidst violence and uncertainty. He had no role model as a child, but he relied on his instincts for survival.

Did God See That Coming?

Over the past 18 months of blogging, I have tried to post some inspirational stories about everyday people who face problems head-on with the help of the God. I recall...

SEC Fan Recommends “Buckeye Believer”

Each day’s devotion from Buckeye Believer provides touching inspiration for the day, but the overall flow of the spiritual implications walked me through a complete spiritual journey.

Wentz is Finding His Voice

They came to see their world champion Philadelphia Eagles play in the inaugural AO1 Foundation Charity Softball game, organized by Carson Wentz. Wentz is not only making his mark on the field, but also making it off the field and for the greater good.

Tennessee Titan Brett Kern Talks to Nashville Christian Voice – Part 1

Tennessee Titans punter Brett Kern grew up in the suburban community of Grand Island, New York watching his father. Like most boys, young Brett longed to follow in his dad’s footsteps as a professional soccer player. His parent’s influence would end up going far deeper than his athletic aspirations.

Rick Barnes’ Biggest Regret

San Antonio — Regrets. Most everyone has them. Maybe you picked the wrong career or you wish you had gone to college. But Rick Barnes, who received the 2018 Coach Wooden “Keys to Life” Award at the Legends of the Hardwood Breakfast, recently hosted by Athletes in Action, has a big one.

Stay at 17 Inches

Several hands went up when Scolinos asked how many Little League coaches were in the room. “Do you know how wide home plate is in Little League?” After a pause, someone offered, “17 inches,” more question than answer.

“Make a Difference Today”

BRADENTON, Fla. – ENCOURAGE: To give support, confidence or hope to someone. I met Clint Hurdle, the manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates, last season in Cincinnati. I was there to do some...

Vudu’s new filtered movie service leads October’s family-friendly lineup

What if you could turn a PG-13 movie into a family-friendly film that even a seven-year-old child could watch? Thanks to a new venture between Vudu, Walmart and Clearplay, you can.

Once King, Always King

Scar, so evil, exploited and manipulated young Simba into believing he was responsible for a his own father’s death, telling him if it weren’t for Simba, “his father would still be alive!”

Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ leads September’s family-friendly lineup

More than a few of my childhood nights were spent sitting in my bedroom, wondering why my father was watching a “boring” PBS documentary on the Civil War.