Sports

'NBA Wives' Former Member Pens Inspirational Book

Sports11/6/2018 4:09:04 AM
Author and Speaker Siohvaughn Funches Releases "You Gotta Let God Finish!" Contact: Dr. Funches, A Woman's Worth Foundation, Inc., 678-653-2326, info@awowwoman.comATLANTA, Nov. 6, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- A former NBA wife, who once sported high heels and money as the source of her power and self-esteem, offers readers a beautiful garment of praise to God who faithfully raised her from the ashes of a failed life in center court. Photo: Siohvaughn Funches-Wade r Source: A Woman's Worth Foundation, Inc.

Sports Minister Who Fought the 2003 Olympic Committee Over Transgenders Applauds Trump's Decision

Sports10/23/2018 10:13:03 AM
Contact: 4 Winds USA, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Oct. 23, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Steve McConkey is the founder and president of 4 Winds USA, a ministry standing up for Christian athletes. In 2003, McConkey started fighting the International Olympic Committee for allowing transgenders in the Olympics. He was the only one who stood against this publicly. From there, the LGBT movement spread rapidly to state high school teams, the NCAA, NFL, NBA, MLB, and the military. McConkey has fought t Source: 4 WINDS USA

Authentically American's Veteran Founder Responds to Flag Kneeling Controversy with Personal Examples

Sports10/16/2018 3:30:00 AM
Contact: Don Beehler, 615-566-0776, don@abcdcommunications.com NASHVILLE, Oct. 16, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- During a recent appearance on Fox & Friends, Army veteran and businessman Dean Wegner, founder of Authentically American®, described his company's brand as one that "celebrates patriotism" by offering merchandise that is exclusively "Made in USA." The segment also noted that Authentically American honors US heroes by donating 10% of its revenue to charities that support v Source: ABC&D Communications

Transgender Wins the World Championship in Women's Cycling

Sports10/15/2018 5:52:01 AM
Contact: 4 Winds USA, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Wisc., Oct. 15, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- A transgender won the sprint 35-39 age bracket at the 2018 UCI Masters Track Cycling World Championships in Los Angeles. The winner, Rachel McKinnon is a professor at the College of Charleston. McKinnon represented Canada and beat Carolien Van Herrikhuyzen of the Netherlands and American cyclist Jennifer Wagner to take home the gold. McKinnon celebrated the victory on Twitter: "First transgender Source: 4 WINDS USA

Lesbian 'Marriage' Promoted on the USA Olympic Committee Website: USA Hockey Gold Medalist and Canadian Medalist

Sports10/1/2018 1:30:00 AM
Contact: 4 Winds USA, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Wis., Oct. 1, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- At the USA Olympic Committee's Team USA website, they have a story about USA Olympic hockey gold medalist Meghan Duggan 'marrying' Gillian Apps, who played hockey for Team Canada. Duggan was captain for Team USA at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang. The U.S. women's team defeated Canada to win its second gold medal ever. Duggan has also helped Team USA win two Olympic silver medals, s Source: 4 WINDS USA

Foundation for Moral Law to Hold Press Conference on Prayer at Football Games

Sports9/20/2018 11:58:03 AM
Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245, info@morallaw.org     MONTGOMERY, Ala., Sept. 20, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- On Friday, September 21 at 10:30 AM CDT, President Emeritus Roy S. Moore, President Kayla Moore and attorneys will hold a press conference at the Foundation for Moral Law to address recent violations of the rights of students to invoke God's blessing over the P.A. System before football games.The Foundation for Moral Law may be contacted for a Source: Foundation for Moral Law

Regional Men's Conference Saturday, October 6

Sports9/18/2018 8:33:04 AM
Contact: Dave Brown, Director, WACMM, 240-447-1363 WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Jeff Kemp, Dr. Johnny Parker and Pastor Rod Hairston - three of the nation's most sought-after speakers - will be featured keynoters at Derwood Bible Church in Derwood MD on Saturday October 6, 2018 for the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Regional Men's Conference. The event is sponsored by the Washington Area Coalition of Men's Ministries (WACMM). Jeff Kemp is a former NFL quarterback who played ele Source: WACMM

Christian Advertisements Ordered Removed From High School Football End Zones

Sports9/11/2018 10:11:01 AM
Contact: 4 Winds USA, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Wis., Sept. 11, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Before a Louisiana high school football game, two Benton High School students were told they had to remove Christian logos from the end zones. The two students left the field and did not help those who removed the logos. The "Christ Fit Gym" logos included a cross and Bible verse. A business, Christ Fit Gym, paid the football booster club $3,500 for the 2018-19 season to display the logos. In Febr Source: 4 Winds USA

Online Self-Defense for Girls Reduces Fear and Builds Confidence

Sports9/10/2018 4:14:05 AM
Contact: Jody Token, 314-479-9388 ST. LOUIS, Sept. 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Online instructional videos from The Great Flip www.thegreatflip.com give girls a unique way to learn self-defense skills to reduce fear and increase confidence. American Heritage Girls, the national faith-based character development organization for girls named The Great Flip its newest Further Learning Program Alliance partner. "Self-defense training can be scary for girls. The mere mention of attack Source: The Great Flip

Evangelist Luis Palau and Son Andrew Join 435 Churches in West Michigan to Host Massive Evangelistic Campaign

Sports9/5/2018 10:23:05 AM
Contact: Gwen Bultema, 616-617-6284, gwen@bultemagroup.com GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 5, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- After years of preparation and prayer, thousands of followers of Jesus and hundreds of churches throughout West Michigan are coming together for CityFest with Luis & Andrew Palau, culminating in a free, 2-day, evangelistic festival at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids on September 8 and 9. Hosted by 435 churches, businesses, and nonprofits, this year-long, region-w Source: Luis Palau Association

Foundation for Moral Law Sends Memorandum to Schools on Prayer at Football Games

Sports9/5/2018 9:37:05 AM
Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245, info@morallaw.org MONTGOMERY, Ala., Sept. 5, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Prayer at public school football games, including over the school loudspeaker, does not violate the Constitution if it is a student message and not the school's, according to the Foundation for Moral Law which last Friday sent a memorandum on the subject to all Alabama school superintendents. The Memorandum on Student Religious Speech at Athletic Source: Foundation For Moral Law

Woman Doctor Shares the Benefits of Hunting in New Release

Sports9/4/2018 5:47:00 AM
Contact: Dawn Obrecht, 303-877-5310, dawnobrecht@gmail.com; www.yesihunt.net ENUMCLAW, Wash., Sept. 4, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- A whole new world opened for a vegetarian ER doctor when she agreed to try hunting with the new love of her life. Jumping in with enthusiasm, Dawn Obrecht, MD found hunting to be a fulfilling and exciting life change that enhanced her relationships. From a vantage point of thirty years of successful hunts, she shares the gifts that hunting has brought into her l Source: Redemption Press

NFL Stars Team Up with Biblica for Sports-Themed Outreach in South Asia

Sports8/30/2018 9:32:04 AM
Former Chicago Bears back 'Game of Life' distribution to fans of 'the other football'Contact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710, tmays@inchristcommunications.com COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 30, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Four NFL veterans have teamed up with Biblica, the International Bible Society (www.biblica.com), to throw their weight behind a sports outreach that aims to score with thousands of young people in South Asia through "the other football."Photo: Former NFL star Ra Source: InChrist Communications

CityFest West Michigan to be Held Downtown September 8 and 9

Sports8/29/2018 3:20:04 PM
Luis Palau, a world-renowned evangelist who has been characterized by many as Billy Graham's successor, returns to Grand Rapids 24 years after first campaign Contact: Gwen Bultema, 616-617-6284, gwen@bultemagroup.com GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 29, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- CityFest West Michigan, a multidenominational evangelistic campaign focused on serving the region and proclaiming the Good News, will be held September 8-9 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The two-day, Source: Luis Palau Association

Planet Fitness Loses Locker Room Case

Sports7/31/2018 11:15:00 AM
Contact: Mat Staver, Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Liberty@LC.org   ORLANDO, July 31, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- A Michigan appeals court has ruled in favor of a former Planet Fitness customer who argued that her rights under Michigan's consumer protection law were violated when the club did not disclose its unwritten policy and canceled her membership because she complained about a man in the women's locker room.   Yvette Cormier's lawsuit against Planet Fitness was filed i Source: Liberty Counsel