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Giving God Our Best Effort

The Bible encourages us to give our best effort no matter what we’re involved in. This concept is part of the makeup of any athlete. Why is it important? We’ll talk about it on Sport.Org Radio with former Major League pitcher Randy Tomlin, and Big League Umpire Ted Barrett. “Giving God Our Best Effort” on this edition of Sport.Org Radio.

Not About the Losses Podcast

Loss comes into our lives in a variety of ways—whether in a defeat on the field, the loss of a job, or the passing of someone we love. On Sports Spectrum, the team talks with Katy McCown, wife of NFL quarterback Luke McCown, about dealing with setbacks. We’ll also hear the thoughts of former Major League pitcher, Mike Maroth, so…

Not About the Wins Podcast

The pressure to win is ever present in the sports world. But that drive for achievement is also evident in the home, on the job, even in church. On Sports Spectrum, we’ll take a look at handling the pressure to succeed with former big league pitcher, Burt Hooton and Charlotte Eagles soccer coach, Mark Steffans. Find out why it’s “not…

Not About the Game Podcast

The thrill of a walk-off home run, a three-pointer at the buzzer, or a game winning touchdown pass—these are sports moments that electrify fans and players alike. But they can’t compare to the excitement that comes from a daily walk with Jesus Christ. On Sports Spectrum, you’ll hear from Baylor University baseball coach, Steve Smith and Padres pitcher, Rob Johnson…

Not About the Fame Podcast

With flashy highlights, impressive stats, and exciting scores splashed all over the news, it’s no wonder athletes and coaches battle with “celebrity status.” On Sports Spectrum, we’ll take a biblical evaluation of who we are and why our life pursuits shouldn’t be “. . . About the Fame.” You’ll hear from former LPGA golfer, Tracy Hanson and Cincinnati Reds pitcher,…

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,…

Qualities of a Trusted Teammate Podcast

Great teams are defined by the great players on them. Athletic ability is a big part of the process, to be sure, but what else is needed for the group to excel together? On Sports Spectrum we’ll discuss “Qualities of a Trusted Teammate” with former Yankees pitcher, Andy Pettitte and former NFL quarterback, David Klingler. Don’t miss this edition of Sports…

Building Friendships Podcast

We all enjoy the privilege of having acquaintances through relationships at church, in our neighborhoods, and on the job. But how about close, personal friends . . . how many of those can we name?  This time on Sports Spectrum, we’ll hear from a man whose ministry depends upon building friendships—he’s Billy Mauldin of Motor Racing Outreach. We’ll also hear from former…

Scott McGregor - Former Baltimore Orioles Pitcher

In this conversation from Sports Spectrum, we hear from former Baltimore Orioles pitcher, Scott McGregor. Scott discusses two memorable World Series moments, one of a losing effort in 1979 against the Pittsburgh Pirates and the other of a winning effort against the Philadelphia Phillies in 1983. Scott also looks back to 1979 and the circumstances that helped him realize his need of Jesus Christ. He…

Idolatry Podcast

Today on Sports Spectrum we’ll address an issue that can affect anyone, athletes, coaches, and fans. We’re discussing the dangers of idolatry with Minnesota Twins pitcher Matt Capps and Colorado Rockies broadcaster, Jerry Schemmel. What’s the difference between being an avid fan and idolizing an athlete or sport? We’ll provide the answer on this edition of Sports Spectrum.