Sports

Principal Photography Begins on Unbroken: 'Path to Redemption'

Sports9/5/2017 8:00:00 AM
Stand-Alone Tale that Follows the Events of 2014's Three-Time Oscar®-Nominated Epic will Tell Inspiring True Story of Olympian Louis "Louie" Zamperini's Post-World War II JourneyContact: Michael Conrad, 214-616-0320, Michael@Lovell-Fairchild.comLOS ANGELES, Sept. 5, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Filming began today on UNBROKEN: PATH TO REDEMPTION, the amazing true story that will serve as a stand-alone tale and follow the events of 2014's epic saga UNBROKEN. UNBROK Source: Lovell-Fairchild

Church of God in Christ Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

Sports9/5/2017 6:34:00 AM
Contact: Robert Coleman, Jr., Church of God in Christ, 901-235-2160 MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 5, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Church of God in Christ (COGIC) Charities has launched a massive national response to the crisis in the Texas Gulf Coast area by collecting and deploying needed resources. Photo: West Angeles COGIC opens center in Los Angeles -- Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Mrs. Mae Lawrence Blake, Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr. COGIC Charities, the benevolent arm of the C Source: Church of God in Christ

Pope Approves Clemente Canonization Cause, Miracle Mandate Met

Sports7/24/2017 9:20:02 AM
Contact: Father Jose Ramos, 011-39-06-698-83538 ROME, July 24, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- A baseball player is on the way to becoming the next saint. The idea may sound like it is out of left field, but the pitch thrown to Pope Francis by filmmaker Richard Rossi turned out to be an unlikely strike. What about the requirement for a miracle to greenlight the canonization of baseball icon Roberto Clemente beyond beatification? It was met today, according to Sports Illustrated and the Associ Source: Catholic Newswire, Rome

Robert Bakke, 'Point-Blank' Personality Drive 'Prayer' Book to #1

Sports7/17/2017 12:34:02 PM
Contact: Robert Bakke, 612-812-6174, robert@robertbakke.com; www.robertbakke.com   GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn., July 17, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- High-Octane racer, Robert Bakke, has a black belt in one hand and an American flag in the other, and is using brute-force to put wealth, winning and American exceptionalism back on the radar. "American exceptionalism is the fuel that drives every ambitious American, and it also pleases God," says Bakke, "The Bible is clear that God e Source: Robert Bakke Performance Ministries

Lance Berkman's Religious Rights Attacked

Sports6/14/2017 8:49:01 AM
Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org   NEW YORK, June 14, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on gay activists who are attacking the free speech and religious liberty rights of former St. Louis Cardinals player Lance Berkman: Not too long ago it would be considered perverse to say that men have a right to use the restrooms and shower facilities reserved for women. Today, the rever Source: Catholic League

'EXTRAORDINARY' Is First-Ever Student-Led Feature Film to Release Nationwide -- Tells True Story of Ultra-Marathoner David Horton

Sports6/13/2017 6:48:03 AM
In U.S. Movie Theaters Sept. 7 for One-Night EventFrom Fathom Events and Liberty University Comes a True Story of Faith, Family and Redemption, Including a Special Panel Discussion On MarriageContact: Jennifer Willingham, ICON Media Group, Jennifer@iconmediagroup.com; Jessica Nelson, 720-262-2753, jnelson@fathomevents.com; BreAnna Morris, 720-262-9983, bmorris@fathomevents.com; both with Fathom EventsLYNCHBURG, Va., June 13, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- For the first time in histo Source: Icon Media Group

Joel Osteen Shares the Ben Tankard Story

Sports5/18/2017 2:15:00 AM
Contact: Gino Gardner, 615-907-0185 MURFREESBORO, Tenn., May 18, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The nation's top motivational speaker and pastor, Joel Osteen recently told his 50,000 member Lakewood Church congregation and TV/ Streaming audience of over 20 million viewers, the inspiring story of Ben Tankard. Osteen shared how his friend Tankard grew up in poverty in a drug infested ghetto but was a gifted basketball player and musician early on. After an NBA career ending injury Tankard be Source: Destiny Center

CEO's Must 'Face Storm' About the Bible, Business and Money

Sports5/16/2017 7:10:00 AM
Contact: Robert Bakke, 612-812-6174, robert@robertbakke.com; www.robertbakke.com GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn., May 16, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- #1 selling author, Robert Bakke, says America's CEO's need to face the storm and consider what the Bible says about money. "If America's CEO's have the guts to take a look," says Bakke, "They'll discover the Bible is bursting with sales and marketing advice, and the models for wealth are staggering."  Bakke points out Source: Robert Bakke Performance Ministries

Adidas Promotes Worldwide LGBTQI Games in Miami

Sports5/11/2017 10:14:04 AM
Contact: 4 WINDS, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Wis., May 11, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Adidas will work with World OutGames 2017, a 10-day event that features sports and cultural events. LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning, and Intersex) athletes from 40 countries will participate. "We believe that through sport, we have the power to change lives," said Adidas North America President Mark King. "We believe in the power of sport and its ability to transcend diff Source: 4 Winds Christian Athletics

Dreyer & Reinbold Racing and Kingdom Racing to Partner Again for 101st Indy 500 with Driver Sage Karam

Sports5/10/2017 7:00:00 AM
Contact: Cristina Easterly, Kingdom Racing, 281-799-9327 CARMEL, Ind., May 10, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Dreyer & Reinbold Racing and Kingdom Racing announced today their agreement to continue their partnership in the 101st Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on May 28 at the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Sage Karam, the 22-year-old driver from Nazareth, Pa., will return to drive the No. 24 Mecum Auctions DRR Dallara powered by Chevrolet entrant and attempt to qualify for his fourth Ind Source: Kingdom Racing

ELNAC.org Names Alexandria Carruth - Director of Development

Sports5/5/2017 4:48:00 AM
Contact: Eddie Marshall, ELNAC, 972-740-8646 DALLAS, May 5, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Empowering the Nations - ELNAC, a Dallas based non-profit serving and supporting a Christian Ministry in Cuba, is proud to introduce Alexandria Carruth as its new Director of Development. Carruth has almost 7 years of experience in event planning, fundraising, major gifts solicitation, planned giving, grant writing, and annual fund solicitation. Carruth holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Management from Source: ELNAC

Will Smith Writes Foreword for Memoir by Dr. Bennet Omalu, 'Truth Doesn't Have a Side' Reveals Real-Life Story Behind the Movie Concussion

Sports5/3/2017 9:48:05 AM
Contact: Robin Barnett, 616-698-3251 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 3, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Will Smith pens the foreword for Truth Doesn't Have a Side: My Alarming Discovery About the Danger of Contact Sports by Dr. Bennet Omalu (Zondervan, August 8, 2017, 9780310351962). Smith played Dr. Omalu in the major motion picture Concussion and writes how a Nigerian-born forensic pathologist taught him what it means to be an American. Smith writes, "If you want to understand Dr. Bennet Omalu, Source: Zondervan

Former NFL Player, Dallas Cowboy Chaplain and Spoken Word Artist Jonathan Evans Defines and Discovers the Meaning of Manhood in New Album 'J-Walk' Available Worldwide

Sports4/24/2017 7:55:05 AM
Contact: Christina Garvin, Sundari PR, 805-229-1612, christina@sundaripr.com   DALLAS, April 24, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Son of mega church pastor Dr. Tony Evans, Jonathan Evans, a mentor, author, speaker, spoken word artist and former NFL fullback is encouraging men of all ages in their spiritual walk with God on his new album J-Walk. The spoken word record is available on all digital platforms worldwide and on JonathanBlakeEvans.com.   The album is the latest accompan Source: Sundari PR

Judicial Watch Sues the ATF for Records Related to Attempted Reclassification of AR-15 Ammunition as 'Armor-Piercing'

Sports4/10/2017 10:17:02 AM
Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5172   WASHINGTON, April 10, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), a component of the Department of Justice, seeking records of communications related to a proposed reclassification that would effectively ban certain types of AR-15 ammunition as armor-piercing. The suit was filed in the U.S. D Source: Judicial Watch

Remove Transgenders: 4 Winds Letter to the International Olympic Committee

Sports4/5/2017 9:31:00 AM
Contact: 4 Winds Christian Athletics, 608-469-7956 OPINION, April 5, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is submitted by Steve McConkey, President of 4 Winds Christian Athletics: International Olympic Committee Château de Vidy 1007 Lausanne Switzerland April 5, 2017 To Whom It May Concern: We are asking the International Olympic Committee to revise their positions on transgenders being allowed in the Olympics. Also, that the IOC would set-up medical tests that are made Source: 4 Winds Christian Athletics