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Hope Springs Eternal Podcast

This week Major League Baseball clubs swing into action as a new season begins. The hope of a perfect season is tantalizing, but falls short in light of the hope we have in Jesus Christ. Hear a special Easter edition of Sports Spectrum as the team interviews MLB professionals on the hope we have on the baseball diamond, and in the…

Resolving Conflict Podcast

When it comes to relationships, be it personal or professional, there will be times of conflict. How we attempt to resolve those disagreements directly impacts the outcome. When you join us for Sports Spectrum, we’ll be getting some thoughts on conflict resolution from FCA Vice President, Dan Britton; Philadelphia Eagles front office executive, Phil Savage; and we’ll also hear from…

Finishing the Race Podcast

With NASCAR races underway at the Brickyard 400 at the Indy Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, it’s the perfect time to discuss what it means to "Finish the Race" of life. While the phrase has ramifications in the world of motor racing, it has even greater significance in our spiritual lives. On Sports Spectrum, you’ll hear from NASCAR analyst, Ron Pegram,…

Chris Bando - Former Major League Catcher

Chris Bando shares the experiences of big-league life and the challenges of managing that lifestyle on our show, "Balancing Life's Responsibilities." He is now the head coach at San Diego Christian College where he has the chance to share this wisdom with young players struggling to keep the right perspective.

When Pride Gets in the Way Podcast

On Sports Spectrum we’ll be discussing the danger of pride and how to put this enemy in its place. To help us, we’ll call upon Seattle Mariners short-stop, Jack Wilson; NASCAR analyst, Ron Pegram; and University of Nevada women’s basketball coach, Jane Albright. I hope you’ll make plans to be with us for this edition of Sports Spectrum.

Greg Gibson - Major League Umpire

Greg Gibson calls balls and strikes at the major league level. It’s a job where you know the rules, play by the rules, and enforce the rules. In this conversation with Sports Spectrum, Greg talks about life as a big-league umpire and why his faith in Christ means so much to him. He also discusses the long summers associated with living…

Chasing the Wrong Goals Podcast

On Sports Spectrum we’ll look into an issue that can affect any us: chasing the wrong goals. Joining us for this important discussion will be champion walleye fisherman, Daryl Christensen; Major League Baseball umpire, Greg Gibson; and Dallas Cowboys chaplain, Dr. John Tolson.  Are you chasing the wrong goals? We’ll talk about it on this edition of Sports Spectrum.

Changing Direction Podcast

When was the last time you were facing a new direction? It may have been by choice or as the result of circumstances you had no control over. Well, for San Francisco Giants first baseman Travis Ishikawa, a new direction came as the result of a decision for Christ that his wife had made. I hope you’ll choose to join…

Matt Capps - Major League All-Star and Closer, Washington Nationals

Matt Capps is a Major League All-Star and the closer for the Washington Nationals.  This, of course, means he is called upon to shut the door on the opposing team in the late innings of a game.  Sports Spectrum’s Frank Giardina sat down with Matt to discuss the excitement surrounding another Nationals pitcher, Stephen Strasburg.  Matt also discusses why his…

Jody Gerut – Outfielder, Milwaukee Brewers

Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Jody Gerut visits with Frank Giardina to discuss the trap of finding significance in Major League Baseball. This is a conversation that will help you understand how a relationship with Jesus Christ will give you direction for keeping the pressures of life in their proper perspective.