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SUPER BOWL: For Chiefs’ Wisniewski, knowing God surpasses joy of football
Jan31

SUPER BOWL: For Chiefs’ Wisniewski, knowing God surpasses joy of football

MIAMI, Fla. (BP)—Stefen Wisniewski of the Kansas City Chiefs thought he had everything figured out during his teenage years in Pennsylvania. Though he was raised in a Christian home with godly parents and attended church regularly, he admits that he was more self-sufficient than he should have been. “I thought I was doing well in life,” he told Baptist Press during Super Bowl Opening Night Jan. 27 at Marlins Park. “I...

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Athletes emphasize Who’s Your One ahead of Super Bowl
Jan30

Athletes emphasize Who’s Your One ahead of Super Bowl

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP)—Troy Sadowski was the first All-American tight end that the University of Georgia ever had, and he went on to have a 10-year career in the National Football League playing for six different teams, including the Falcons, Steelers and Jets. Despite the sterling athletic career, something was missing. “The first 31 years of my life, I was as lost as a duck in the desert,” Sadowski said. “In the NFL,...

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Tokyo and Southern Baptists prepare for Olympics
Nov19

Tokyo and Southern Baptists prepare for Olympics

The world will converge on Tokyo, Japan for the 2020 Olympics. Southern Baptists and their local church partners in Tokyo will be there to share the Gospel with the players, coaches and fans. International Mission Board (IMB) missionaries Daniel and Tara Rice are leading the 2020 Olympic ministry efforts through Connect 2020, a program they and their teammates developed. “Our goals are threefold: connecting Japanese people to God,...

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Nationals’ Rendon more ‘Christian’ than ‘baseball player’
Oct22

Nationals’ Rendon more ‘Christian’ than ‘baseball player’

HOUSTON (BP)—For Anthony Rendon of the Washington Nationals, being a superstar baseball player comes with a lot of baggage that he can do without. He doesn’t like doing interviews. He doesn’t like being idolized. He’d prefer simply to do his job on the field and not have to deal with everything that comes along with it. “He is just a genuinely humble guy,” said Gregg Matte, senior pastor of Houston,...

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Adoh on the go: OU track athlete still serving God, has Olympic goals
Oct18

Adoh on the go: OU track athlete still serving God, has Olympic goals

NORMAN—Baptist Messenger readers were introduced to Andrew Doherty earlier this year. Known by his nickname “Adoh,” he first appeared in the Jan. 24 edition, which shared his life-changing experience of surrendering his life to Christ while a member of the track team at the University of Oklahoma (OU). The Boston native had no previous knowledge of what it meant to be a Christian, but Adoh’s exposure to Christianity grew extensively...

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OBU Football to host first night game Sept. 7
Aug17

OBU Football to host first night game Sept. 7

SHAWNEE—Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) will host its first night game against Henderson State, 6 p.m. on Sept. 7 at Crain Family Stadium at the Hurt Complex. Game time for OBU’s matchup at East Central on Sept. 28 also has been moved to 6 p.m. “We’re excited to see this project come to fruition,” said OBU director of athletics Robert Davenport. “Being able to schedule games in the evening, especially in September, will enhance the...

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