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‘Run the Race’ leads February family-friendly lineup
Feb16

‘Run the Race’ leads February family-friendly lineup

Editor’s note: This monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things,” spotlights five family-friendly entertainment choices on film, DVD, streaming or television. Sports movies are never just about sports. In fact, the best ones present so many lessons about life and eternity that even non-sports fans will enjoy them. Such is the case with the faith-based Run the Race, which releases in theaters Feb. 22 and tells the story of a high school...

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Church with a food truck worships in parking lot
Feb14

Church with a food truck worships in parking lot

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) — Jayson Albers, who grew up in a Baptist church, made a living for a long time as an opening shift supervisor for Ryan’s steakhouse. “When they would start a new restaurant I would go in and train them on how to open the store,” he said. Then life came crashing down — his wife and son died in an accident, something which he speaks little about. One thing led to another and Albers...

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SUPER BOWL: Rams receiver delivers ‘spiritual spark’
Feb02

SUPER BOWL: Rams receiver delivers ‘spiritual spark’

ATLANTA (BP) — For Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Brandin Cooks, Sunday’s Super Bowl is an opportunity for redemption. Cooks was part of the New England Patriots in last year’s Super Bowl but left the game prematurely in the second quarter with a concussion. He never returned to the game, which the Patriots lost 41-33 to the Philadelphia Eagles. After an offseason trade that sent him to the Rams, Cooks is thankful...

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OU track captain changes life goals, leads Bible study
Jan26

OU track captain changes life goals, leads Bible study

NORMAN—Andrew Doherty is his formal name, but those who know him best call him “Adoh.” He transferred to the University of Oklahoma (OU) in 2017 after running track at Providence College, where he earned three all-conference honors as a distance runner. Adoh came to OU, thinking it would help him pursue a career in running. Growing up in Boston, Adoh had no previous knowledge of what it meant to be a Christian. He found out later that...

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The 10 best family-friendly films of 2018
Jan12

The 10 best family-friendly films of 2018

Let’s face it. It can be difficult to find a movie that the whole family can watch. Thankfully, though, there were quite a few family-friendly films released in theaters in 2018. Here are my favorite 10: Paddington 2 (PG)—Everyone’s favorite Peruvian bear gets framed for something he didn’t do—stealing a book—and gets sentenced to 10 years in prison. He then warms the hearts of the prisoners with kindness. Paddington 2 is as good (if...

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Clemson’s Lawrence shines on and off the field
Jan10

Clemson’s Lawrence shines on and off the field

**Editors Note** Article reposted from www.christianindex.org. The original date of publication was January 8, 2019. DULUTH, Ga.,—For other Cartersville residents and I, it was surreal to see Trevor Lawrence, a kid who had just been known around town as “Trevor” since he was 15, on the national stage. It shouldn’t have been. Over four years we saw his talent at Cartersville High’s Weinman Stadium, the spirals thrown at ridiculously...

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