Sports

Two Years After Historic National Mall Event, Pulse Announces Lineup for Together 2018: Texas Motor Speedway

Sports7/16/2018 4:57:03 AM
The millennial-led evangelism movement will bring prayer, unity, and the Gospel to the NASCAR venue on October 20 21 Lineup features Hillsong Worship, Lecrae, Francis Chan and more Contact: Jennifer Willingham, 615-483-4729, jennifer@iconmediagroup.com; or kelsey@iconmediagroup.com MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., July 16, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Two years after the historic Together event on the National Mall that drew hundreds of thousands to worship Jesus and pray for the country, PULS Source: Icon Media Group

Innovative World Cup Outreach Scores Big Despite Russian Authorities' Detainment of Church Members

Sports7/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Partner churches open their doors and find 'new courage and boldness' for evangelism as Mission Eurasia's initiative ends amid religious freedom ban Contact: Gregg Wooding, 972-567-7660, gwooding@inchristcommunications.comWHEATON, Ill., July 9, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Hundreds of churches in Russia are preparing to end an innovative World Cup 2018 outreach on a high note this week, despite opposition from authorities.  Photo: Several hundred Russian churches Source: InChrist Communications

Kingdom Racing Runs in the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race for 11th Time and Launches 'God Speed' Book

Sports6/28/2018 9:06:00 AM
Contact: Communications Director, Kingdom Racing, 281-799-9327, Team@KingdomRacing.net INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., June 28, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Kingdom Racing recapped a successful participation in the 102nd Indianapolis 500 Mile Race held on May 27, 2018. Hard charger Sage Karam once again drove the DRR No.24 entrant from the 24th starting position up to 6th place by lap 143 before a mechanical issue sidelined the run. "While the race result was a disappointment, the overall performance of Source: Kingdom Racing

Veteran-Owned Start up Authentically American Announces Investment by NASCAR Legend Darrell Waltrip

Sports6/27/2018 4:00:00 AM
Contact: Don Beehler, 615-566-0776 NASHVILLE, June 27, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Authentically American, a veteran-owned start up that offers premium-branded merchandise exclusively made in the USA, today announced that TV broadcaster and NASCAR Hall of Famer Darrell Waltrip has become an investor in the company. "We are honored that Darrell Waltrip, who embodies Authentically American's spirit and values, has joined our team of investors," said Dean Wegner, a West Point graduate, Source: ABC&D Communications

Coptic Solidarity Urges FIFA to Investigate Discrimination Against Coptic Footballers in Egypt

Sports6/18/2018 8:11:05 AM
Contact: Lindsay Griffin, Coptic Solidarity, 801-512-1713, coptadvocacy@copticsolidarity.org WASHINGTON, June 18, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Yesterday, Coptic Solidarity submitted a report directly to FIFA officials as well as on their new online complaints mechanism, delineating rampant discrimination against Coptic footballers at all levels of football within Egypt. "During the past half-century, an infinitely small number of Coptic footballers - no more than 6 - h Source: Coptic Solidarity

Two Unprecedented Events Kick-Off in Russia Tomorrow, Where Church and Sports Find Common Ground

Sports6/13/2018 9:34:03 AM
Momentum builds for Mission Eurasia's evangelistic campaign to reach millions of soccer fans as World Cup begins amid Russia's hostility towards evangelism   Contact: Gregg Wooding, 972-567-7660, gwooding@inchristcommunications.com     MOSCOW, June 13, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- As the countdown begins for the June 14 kick-off of the 2018 World Cup soccer tournament in Russia, so does an evangelistic campaign to reach 3 million soccer fans in the host country. Mission Eur Source: InChrist Communicatinos

Innovative World Cup Outreach Aims to Distribute More Than a Half-Million Scriptures at First-Ever Games on Russian Soil

Sports5/31/2018 1:35:01 PM
Mission Eurasia partners with national believers to beat crackdown on religious activity, uses soccer's global platform for evangelizing estimated 3 million fans Contact: Gregg Wooding, 972-567-7660, gwooding@inchristcommunications.com WHEATON, Ill., May 31, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- An innovative evangelistic outreach during this summer's 2018 World Cup--being held in Russia for the first time in its nearly 90-year history--is set to kick off a new campaign to grow the Source: InChrist Communications

Running Author-Marathoner Kevin Beck Harassing Sports Ministry 4 Winds USA

Sports5/20/2018 8:09:03 PM
Contact: 4 Winds USA, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Wisc., May 21, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Steve McConkey, President of 4 Winds USA, releases the following and is available for comment: A few months ago, Kevin Beck started stalking Steve McConkey, President of 4 Winds USA, through social media by creating a multitude of false identities. Eventually, Beck started calling radio shows trying to cancel McConkey radio interviews. Source: 4 WINDS USA

Major League Baseball to Host LGBT Pride Night with Gay 'Kiss Cams'

Sports5/14/2018 2:00:00 AM
Contact: 4 Winds USA, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Wis. May 14, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- In June, twenty-three of thirty Major League Baseball teams will host LGBT Pride Night to coincide with LGBT Pride Month. Gay people will be shown on "kiss cams." Massive rainbow flags will be displayed. Rainbow-themed baseball merchandise will be for sale. Homosexuals and transgenders will throw out first pitches before games. Young kids will be exposed to the sin of homosexuality. "Society has sl Source: 4 WINDS USA

Ministry Leverages World Cup Matches to Compete for Souls as Russian Government Cracks Down on Christian Evangelism

Sports5/10/2018 7:59:02 AM
Although open evangelism now illegal, Mission Eurasia will work with churches in Russia for creative Scripture distribution campaign Contact: Gregg Wooding, 972-567-7660, gwooding@inchristcommunications.com  WHEATON, Ill., May 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Because open evangelism in Russia is now illegal, Mission Eurasiaa ministry equipping and mobilizing the next generation of Christian leaders in the regionwill capitalize on a closing window of opportunity. Source: InChrist Communications

Olympic Committee Clamps Down on Transgender Athletes

Sports4/22/2018 8:37:01 PM
Contact: 4 Winds USA, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Wisc., April 23, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Sunday Times is reporting that the International Olympic Committee is going to lower testosterone levels for women to five nanamoles, down from ten. This will make it tougher for transgenders who are now able to compete with a ten nanamoles limit. Intersex athletes competing in the women's 400 meters through the 800 meters will be tested for testosterone, reversing the current policy of no test Source: 4 WINDS USA

Inspirational Sports Author Richard LoPresto to Donate 500 Books to Central Church

Sports4/19/2018 4:40:00 AM
Contact: Makeda Smith, 323-380-8819 LAS VEGAS, April 19, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Inspirational author and sports enthusiast, Richard LoPresto put readers on notice during the World Series when his Celestial Baseball Association announced plans to make a film based on his baseball book, "Old Timers Day As Told by God to Richard LoPresto." An epic tale about the forces of "Good vs. Evil," the book was inspired by and takes place at Central Church, a beautiful non-denominational megachu Source: Jazzmyne Public Relations

Major Marathons Approve Men Competing as Women

Sports4/10/2018 4:01:00 AM
Contact: 4 WINDS, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Wis., April 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Boston, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, and London marathons will allow transgenders to compete without hormone therapy or re-assignment surgery. The following is a statement from 4 Winds Christian Athletics President Steve McConkey: "The LGBT movement is expanding in sports. In 2003, we were the only ones standing against the Olympic Committee for allowing transgenders in the Olympics. From there, Source: 4 Winds Christian Athletics

Mindfulness Meditation Replaces Prayer on Teams and at Schools as Nike Pushes App

Sports3/22/2018 2:30:00 AM
Contact: 4 WINDS, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Wis., March 22, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Freedom From Religion and other atheist groups try to eliminate prayer from all facets of society, including on teams and at schools. At the same time, teams and schools promote mindfulness meditation. On the surface, mindfulness meditation is thought to calm the mind and help a person focus. The roots of mindfulness meditation are in Eastern religions. In reality, Eastern religions are allowed in schools Source: 4 Winds Christian Athletics

Winter Olympics Athletes Took Home Free Bibles Through Distribution Partnership

Sports3/19/2018 10:19:02 AM
Biblica and Athletes in Action teamed up to offer 'lamps' to competitors following the Olympic flame to South Korea   Contact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710, tmays@inchristcommunications.com   COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 19, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Only a select group of athletes returned from the Winter Olympics with a medal, but many went back with a personal "lamp"--a free, special-edition Bible produced for the event.   Sixteen thousand copies of the Triumph Source: InChrist Communicatinos