How My 5K Run Went…

Yesterday, I ran my first 5K. You all gave me excellent advice and I used absolutely none of it. Dinner the night before the race? Indian food. Breakfast the day of the race? Donuts. Warmup? Who needs that. Clearly, I was destined to win this race. Here’s how things went down: [Race starts] Me: We’ve [Read More...]

Man Killed because He Didn’t Want to Watch Gospel Show

Even if you’re not a soccer fan, when the World Cup is being played in your home country and the games are on TV, it’s pretty damn fun to watch. Definitely better than watching a religious program on TV. 61-year-old David Makoeya felt that way during the recent Germany/Australia match. He wanted to watch the [Read More...]

Interview with Tom Krattenmaker, Author of Onward Christian Athletes

Tom Krattenmaker has been following the trend of religion in sports for a long while now, and he’s written a book about the subject: Onward Christian Athletes: Turning Ballparks into Pulpits and Players into Preachers. (To my surprise, it’s not just a biography of Tim Tebow.) A lot of you had questions for Krattenmaker — [Read More...]

North Dakota’s Christian Bike Ride

What’s with prayer being forced into public places all of a sudden? The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department runs the 500-mile Cycling Around North Dakota in Sakakawea Country (CANDISC) tour. One Minnesota man has a problem with it, though: Morgan Christian, 54, of St. Paul, rode the 500-mile CANDISC tour three consecutive years. He [Read More...]

BYU Women’s Rugby Team Eliminated from Playoffs by BYU

The Brigham Young University women’s rugby team is complaining. They are a highly-ranked team that could go far in the postseason. This weekend is the quarterfinal matches — the top 16 teams will play each other in 8 games, with teams playing today and tomorrow. Even if the BYU team wins, though, they say this [Read More...]