Christian Athletes Who Play & Pray

While some athletes may shy away from mixing religion and sports, others are devout Christians who openly share their faith. Read on as we look into some of the top Christian athletes and how their faith has been instrumental in their professional and personal lives.

Tim Tebow

Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow is known for being vocal about his Christian faith, both on and off the field. In 2007, Tebow won the Heisman Trophy with the Florida Gators, setting various school and national records. Known for wearing John 3:16 on his eye black, the media attributed the NCAA message ban on eye paint as “The Tebow Rule.” Additionally, his propensity for kneeling on one knee and bowing his head to honor his faith started the term “Tebowing” by fans and media. After college, Tebow played in the NFL for the Denver Broncos and Philadelphia Eagles. Tebow is currently playing baseball in the New York Mets organization and continues to publicly share his religion through motivational speeches, books and media. ... Read More

MLB Legend Darryl Strawberry Nominated as The Keynote Speaker for the 10th Annual Harvest of Hope Gala Fundraiser

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A Keynote Speech By Darryl Strawberry About His Journey With Recovery

Former MLB player Darryl Strawberry will speak about his struggles with addiction, and his road to recovery that ultimately led him to be the man he is today at the 10th annual Harvest of Hope Gala Fundraiser hosted by The Good News Rescue Mission.

The event will take place on Saturday, October 6 at 6 pm at the Redding Civic Auditorium,  700 Auditorium Dr, Redding, CA 96001. For more information and tickets, please visit: ... Read More

MLB Legend Darryl Strawberry to be Keynote Speaker at Kannapolis, NC Appearance and Charity Fundraiser – Apr 6


KANNAPOLIS, NC – MLB Legend Darryl Strawberry will be the keynote speaker at a charity fundraiser luncheon plus he will make an appearance at a VIP Meet and Greet prior to the opening game for the Intimidators minor league team in Kannapolis, NC on Thursday, April 6, 2017. The opening game appearance will take place at the Intimidators Stadium, 2888 Moose Road, Kannapolis, NC 28083. Source: Kannapolis Intimidators News ... Read More

Join Former Chicago Cubs Great Bill Buckner at Des Moines, IA Autograph Signing – Dec 9


DES MOINES, IA – Join former Chicago Cubs great Bill Buckner at Des Moines, IA autograph signing on Friday, December 9, 2016. The event will be hosted by The Fergie Jenkins Foundation charity. Bill Buckner will make an appearance from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to meet and greet fans and sign autographs and memorabilia. The event will take place at MC Sports, 3850 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA 50310. Source: ... Read More

Join Pro Football Hall of Famer Steve Largent at Mill Creek, WA Autograph Signing – Dec 3


MILL CREEK, WA – Join Former Seattle Seahawks wide reciever, Pro Football Hall of Famer and former U.S. Congressman, Steve Largent at Mill Creek, WA autograph signing on Saturday, December 3, 2016. Steve Largent will make an appearance and will be there to meet and greet fans and to sign autographs and memorabilia from 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The event will take place at Mill Creek Sports, 15704 Mill Creek Boulevard, Suite #5, Mill Creek, WA, 98012. Source: Mill Creek Sports ... Read More

Former MLB Pitcher Jim Morris Named as Keynote Speaker at Kansas Agri Business Expo – Nov 17


WICHITA, KS – Former MLB Pitcher Jim Morris (“The Rookie”) has been named as the keynote speaker at the Kansas Agri Business Expo in Wichita, KS where he is scheduled to speak during breakfast on Thursday, November 17, 2016. The event will take place at 8:30 a.m. in the Eagle Ballrooms at the Wichita Hyatt Regency Hotel, 400 W Waterman St, Wichita, KS 67202. Source: High Plains Journal and Midwest Ag Journal ... Read More

Super Bowl Winner Kurt Warner Among Ten Candidates Who Should be in Hall of Fame According to ESPN Article


ESPN – NFL star and Super Bowl Winner Kurt Warner has been ranked by ESPN writer Kevin Seifert as one of ten candidates who should be in the Hall of Fame. According to an ESPN article on August 4, 2016, although Warner was one of the best quarterbacks in league history he was not among those enshrined into the Hall of Fame in 2016 and should not be forgotten. Source: ESPN ... Read More

Olympic Gold Medalist Jennie Finch Autograph Signing in Sugar Land, TX


SUGAR LAND, TX – Former Olympic Team USA softball Gold Medal winner and professional and college star pitcher Jennie Finch signed autographs and greeted fans in Sugar Land Texas on Saturday, August 27, 2016. The event took palace at Academy Sports and Outdoors, 16610 Southwest Fwy, Sugar Land, TX 77479. Source: The Katy Rancher ... Read More

Two Time Bassmaster Champ Hank Parker to be Keynote Speaker at Annual Outdoor and Sports Banquet Aug 13


CONROE, TX – Bass fishing Hall of Famer Hank Parker has been named keynote speaker for the First Baptist Church of Conroe’s annual Outdoor and Sports Banquet. The event is scheduled for Saturday, August 13, 2016 and will take place at the Lone Star Convention Center, 9055 Airport Rd, Conroe, TX 77303. Source: The Courier ... Read More

Former MLB Star Darryl Strawberry to be Keynote Speaker at 75th Annual Booster Banquet Nov 11


HANNIBAL, MO – Retired MLB outfielder Darryl Strawberry has been named to be the keynote speaker at the Hannibal-LaGrange University 75th annual Booster Banquet. The event will be held on Friday, November 11, 2016 and will take place at Hannibal-LaGrange University, 2800 Palmyra Rd, Hannibal, MO 63401. Source: Hannibal Courier-Post ... Read More