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Former missionaries reunite during Olympics ministry
Mar10

Former missionaries reunite during Olympics ministry

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (BP)—Tom Daniel and Clarke Skelton, along with their families, spent a combined 40 years as Southern Baptist missionaries serving in South Korea. The Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang gave them a chance for a reunion in the country they both love immensely. Daniel, who is now retired and lives in Colorado, and Skelton, who is pastor of Valley Grande Church in Valley Grande, Ala., both returned to South Korea during...

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Five-time Olympian Clark embraces mentor role
Feb24

Five-time Olympian Clark embraces mentor role

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (BP)—Kelly Clark remembers every detail about the day that changed her life when she was a 14-year-old high school freshman. She had recorded the snowboarding competition during the Olympics in Nagano, Japan. It was the first year for snowboarding to be an Olympic event. After school, she took the VHS tape and watched. “That was the moment for me where I said, ‘This is what I want to do with my life,’” Clark...

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Super Bowl: Eagles coach embraces unique resume
Feb10

Super Bowl: Eagles coach embraces unique resume

ST. PAUL, Minn. (BP)—Among the list of men who have coached in a Super Bowl, Frank Reich may have a resume that’s unique. It’s not the “former NFL quarterback” component that qualifies him for that distinction. It’s the combination of “former NFL quarterback” and “former seminary president” that gives Reich, the offensive coordinator for the Philadelphia Eagles, one of the most unusual paths to football’s pinnacle. “I would think so,”...

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World Series title pays off for pastor’s kid
Nov11

World Series title pays off for pastor’s kid

ATLANTA (BP)—There’s no telling how many hours Scott McHugh and his wife Teresa have spent watching their son Collin play baseball over the years. From little leagues, to high school ball in the hot Georgia sun, to his college years at Berry College, to five seasons in the minor leagues, Collin toiled through wins, losses, triumphs and failures —with his parents never far away. Now they can say they watched him pitch on an even bigger...

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Faith defining characteristic of Warner’s HOF career
Aug19

Faith defining characteristic of Warner’s HOF career

NASHVILLE (BP)—Kurt Warner’s faith in Jesus Christ is more than a personal, off-the-field commitment that had little impact on his success as an NFL quarterback. That’s the conclusion reached by Dan Bickley, a sports columnist for azcentral.com, as he wrote about the former Arizona Cardinal who was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Aug. 5 in Canton, Ohio. Warner played 12 seasons in the NFL for the St. Louis Rams, New York...

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