Alabama pastor sets Guinness World Record

Matt Bostic is a teaching pastor at Centerpoint Fellowship Church in Montgomery, Ala. His job is to preach and teach God's Word and help foster a body of believers to love and serve others. But...

THE INCREASE: Creating a Culture – Matt Forte

My teammates and I are not only creating community, we’re creating culture. This year we’re kicking off a couples’ Bible study for our team. I’m so excited about this! I’ve seen the difference that our...

Ryan Clark – Sports Spectrum Quotable

“The first verse I learned was 2 Corinthians 5:17: ‘Any man who is in Christ is a new creation; the old things are gone, all things are made new.’ That was just so real...

Sports Spectrum Daily Devotional – Monday, September 18, 2017

Staying Faithful in the Small Things “But Daniel resolved not to defile himself with the royal food and wine, and he asked the chief officer for permission not to defile himself this way. At the...

NFL Game of the Week: Green Bay Packers vs Atlanta Falcons

Week 2 of the NFL season is already underway as the Houston Texans knocked off the Cincinnati Bengals 13-9, behind DeShaun Watson's first career victory. Now Sports Spectrum's NFL Game of the Week takes us...

College Football Game of the Week: Clemson vs Louisville

Week 3 of our College Football Game of the Week picks takes us to Papa John's Cardinals Stadium for a matchup of two ACC heavyweights as Clemson takes on Louisville. The reigning national champions will...

ONE COACH: Virginia Tech coach Buzz Williams awards walk-on Nick Fullard with scholarship

Coaches, how can you bless one of your players today? Virginia Tech Hokies Men's Basketball Head Coach Buzz Williams did just that for walk-on Nick Fullard. Fullard was sitting in class when the school’s mascot surprised...

Deshaun Watson leads Texans to first win, wows fans and players with touchdown run

On his 22nd birthday Thursday night, Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson made his first start as an NFL quarterback, leading his team to a 13-9 win on the road against the Cincinnati Bengals. The former...

Barry Sanders – Sports Spectrum Quotable

"I think of it often and I often write it down if I sign an autograph. It's Proverbs 1:7, "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge." - Barry Sanders, Sports Spectrum, November/December...

NEW PODCAST: Craig and Rachel Terrill – Life as a married couple in the...

Craig Terrill played 7 seasons as a defensive tackle in the NFL with the Seattle Seahawks from 2004-2010. He was selected in the 6th round by Seattle (189th overall) and was part of four NFC...

THE INCREASE: The Little Things – David Ledbetter

“Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge.” —Proverbs 12:1 These two traits walk hand-in-hand. It takes discipline to grow in knowledge and continue growing in it. It’s hard to humble oneself and say, “No, I don’t know...

Sports Spectrum Daily Devotional – Friday, September 15, 2017

“Train children in the right way, and when old, they will not stray.”  - Proverbs 22:6 It Takes Time My son, who is nine years old, has reached the age of actively inquiring about sports. He enjoys...

ONE COACH: Willie Taggart’s team-building efforts hope to restore the Oregon Ducks

When Willie Taggart took over the head football job for the Oregon Ducks, he knew he had to change the culture. But, in order to improve a team coming off a disappointing 4-8 record, Taggart...

Drew Brees on overcoming obstacles and trusting in God

This article from Sean Jensen was originally featured in the Winter 2010 edition of Sports Spectrum Magazine.                                  New Orleans Saints Super Bowl MVP quarterback Drew Brees doesn’t possess the speed of a Michael Vick, the prototype...

David Boudia announces he’s competing for 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo

Olympic swimmer David Boudia is back. The four-time medal winning swimmer announced on his Instagram page that he is planning a return to swimming and training, with his eyes on making his fourth Olympic games...

THE INCREASE: Nothing More, Nothing Less – Tyler Clutts

I’m now in my second year out of the league, and I have to say, I have a much easier time enjoying football. Instead of feeling like I’m on the outside looking in, waiting...

Sports Spectrum Daily Devotional – Thursday, September 14, 2017

A Name That Matters "The spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs, then heirs of God -- and fellow heirs with Christ, provided we...

Cleveland Indians set AL record with 21 straight wins

The Cleveland Indians have set an American League record for consecutive wins by beating the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Wednesday at Progressive Field. With the win, the Indians have won 21 straight games, besting the...

THE INCREASE: Critical Mission – Andy LaRoche

I love baseball. For me, it’s always been more than just a game; baseball has always opened up a world of opportunities, connections and relationships. When I played on the East Coast for four years,...

2017 NFL predictions from Christian musicians

The 2017 NFL season is underway and in our newest issue of the magazine, several Christian musicians made their predictions. Bart Millard, Lead Singer - MercyMe NFC CHAMPION: Dallas Cowboys AFC CHAMPION: New England Patriots MVP: Dak Prescott SUPER...

Jordan Norwood retires from NFL, says he wants to honor Jesus

Jordan Norwood played 8 seasons in the NFL with the Browns, Eagles, Buccaneers, and Broncos. In 2015, Norwood won a Super Bowl ring as a member of Denver's championship team that beat the Panthers...

Sports Spectrum – Mark Price Quotable

"I kind of held grudges inside my heart against people. When I accepted Christ as my Savior, He took that away and it didn't bother me anymore." - Mark Price, Sports Spectrum January/February 1993 Mark Price...

Sports Spectrum Daily Devotional – Wednesday, September 13, 2017

“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commended...

THE INCREASE: Be Someone Different – Demario Davis

What does it look like to love someone who’s different from you? There are a lot of missions trips to other countries. And while some are called overseas to share Christ’s love, which is super...

NEW PODCAST: Matthew West, singer/songwriter

Matthew West is a Matthew West is a four-time GRAMMY nominee, a multiple-ASCAP Christian Music Songwriter/Artist of the Year winner and Dove Award recipient, and was was awarded an American Music Award (2013), a Billboard...

Sports Spectrum Daily Devotional – Tuesday, September 12, 2017

As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another - (Proverbs 27:17 NIV) Quarterbacks are often judged by how many championships they have won. Pitchers are the only athletes in team sports that have wins and...

Tony Dungy – Sports Spectrum Quotable

"God has expectations of you in this business. You're a lamp and how you carry yourself is very important in the midst of the spiritual challenges." - Tony Dungy, Sports Spectrum Winter 2006 To read the...

Sports Spectrum Daily Devotional – Monday, September 11, 2017

"But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well." - (Matthew 6:33 NIV) One of my favorite things about football is the variety of offensive strategy...

NFL Game of the Week: Seattle Seahawks vs Green Bay Packers

Let the NFL season begin! With the regular slate of games beginning on Sunday, we go to Lambeau Field with what could turn out to be a preview of the NFC Championship game between the...

NEW PODCAST: Scott Hanson, NFL RedZone Channel Host

Scott Hanson hosts the NFL RedZone channel every Sunday during the season. He has been working with the NFL Network since 2006 as a national reporter covering all 32 teams. He transitioned into studio hosting in...