Showing posts from April, 2008

Pope Benedict XVI at Yankee Stadium

Yankee Officials rejoicing: "Papal visit adds to Cathedral's legend."

Pope Benedict XVI At Nationals Stadium

Catholic Scorecard Completed.


Why do the Jazz have such a home court advantage? To answer this question ESPN NBA analyst Ric Bucher plays the 'Mormon' card . Bucher was kind of misled: Less than 50% of Salt Lake City 's residents are mormons. The nonstop smilers live some miles south of SLC, in happy valley . There are no numbers available as how many Jazz fans live in happy valley, sorry. sports books | spirituality books

Believe in now

Last November we asked two sporting questions concerning the Pope's US vist. The answers are: No and no . But there are good news today as well: The NFL announced their 2008 schedule including the season-long theme of "Believe In Now" . sports books | spirituality books

Pumping Pastor

A very passionate and enthusiastic pastor shares his story about going from SuperCross to backstage at the Olympia where he offers his services to carb depleted competitors. The point is someone other than the immediate staff helps an athlete and that benefits everyone. Read the exclusive interview with Pastor Mike from StrongholdMinistries on . His core concept is: "We simply want to be available." sports books | spirituality books

Virtues and values in sports and religion

Douglas Todd is more of a preacher than a newspaper author. Focussing on "the Virtues and values in sports and religion" he subtitles: "One teaches marketplace values about how to win; the other can contribute to our capacity for compassion." and summarizes: "All powerful organizations -- athletic, educational, governmental, charitable, business and media -- are necessary for advancing the ideals of a civil society. Religious communities could well be the most influential of them all." sports books | spirituality books