Christian Singer Amy Grant to Appear at Samford University’s Signature Series ‘Christmas with Amy Grant’ on Dec 4th


BIRMINGHAM, AL. — Samford University welcomes Amy Grant and Art Garfunkel among several artists headed to Birmingham in the coming year for Samford University’s Signature Series. Tickets are on sale now for the series, which includes dance, Celtic music and more, in addition to the pop stars. All shows, except for the season opener, are at Samford’s Wright Concert Hall. People can purchase tickets online at Source:

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Toronto Blue Jays Pitcher R.A. Dickey Shares His Story of Faith with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes


It was June 9, 2007, and R.A. Dickey had hit rock bottom in every way—spiritually, relationally and vocationally. His marriage and professional baseball career were both on life support, and the emotional baggage of a traumatic childhood felt like a millstone around his neck, dragging him into a spiritual abyss. Dickey, a 32-year-old career minor leaguer at the time, had jumped into the Missouri River in a moment of impulsive, ill-fated hubris to prove a silly point to himself and some teammates, believing he could cross the great divide. But the river’s strong currents shows no respect for persons or situations, and soon Dickey was sinking. Then his feet hit bottom.

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Drew Brees Shares his Salvation Story of How he Came to Christ


SAN DEIGO, CA. — In a 2015 interview with the Rock Church, NFL Quarterback Drew Brees sat down with Pastor Miles McPherson to share his salvation story of how he came to Christ. In the video, Brees discusses his career, family and faith. The Rock is San Diego’s largest church with over 12,500 people attending the Rock’s five Sunday services. It was started in 2000, by Pastor Miles McPherson, a former NFL player.

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Pro Bass Fisherman Hank Parker Spreads the Gospel of Christ at Harvest Baptist Sportsmen Club Event


LIMA, OH —- Bass Fishing Hall of Famer, Hank Parker, spoke about the Gospel of Christ to a crowd of about 120 people at the UNOH Event Center on Friday, July 10, about growing up in a troubled family before becoming a successful fisherman. The event was sponsored by the Harvest Baptist Sportsmen Club. Source:
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Former UT Head Coach Phillip Fulmer Named Keynote Speaker at Hardin County Hall of Fame Sports Banquet


HARDIN COUNTY, TN. — Former Tennessee football coach Phillip Fulmer has been named the keynote speaker at this year’s Hardin County Hall of Fame Sports banquet. The event takes place on July 27 at the Pickwick Landing State Park Inn. The event, a fundraiser for the River City Kiwanis Club, is presented by Packaging Corporation of America and has unsurprisingly drawn a lot of local interest. Source: The Jackson Sun.

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Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson Speaks About his Life and Christian Values at Shipshewana Event Center


SHIPSHEWANA, IN — Phil Robertson of the reality show Duck Dynasty was the keynote speaker on Friday, June 12, 2015 at the Shipshewana Event Center. Robertson spoke to a large crowd about his life, Jesus Christ and Christian values at the event. Gospel musicians The Browns also performed before Robertson took the stage. ... Read More

Former Viking Matt Birk to Attend Football Camp in Menomonie


MENOMONIE, WI — Former Minnesota Viking and current Director of Football Development for the NFL, Matt Birk, will attend the 24th annual Western WI Youth Football Camp from July 26 until July 28 to be held at Menomonie Middle School. The camp, run by over 25 coaches from across Western, Wis., will be featured as a model camp by the NFL and will run from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. each night. The three-day camp costs $40 dollars, including a camp T-shirt, a nightly treat, and a motivational speaker at the end of each session. Source: Dunn County News.

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Jim Tressel to Appear at Berea High School Alumni Golf Benefit


BEREA, OH. — Former Ohio State head football coach and current Youngstown State University President, Jim Tressel, will host a meet and greet with golfers during the Berea High School Alumni Association’s annual golf benefit on July 10 at Coppertop at Cherokee Hills in Valley City. Tressel, a 1971 graduate of Berea High, will meet with golfers and pose for photos to help support the association’s scholarship fund. Source:

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Bobby Richardson Named Guest Speaker at Sports Hall of Fame


PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. — Yankees legend, Bobby Richardson, will be the guest speaker at Pittsylvania County Sports Hall of Fame’s second induction ceremony to be held on Aug. 7, 2015. The Sports Hall of Fame ceremony will include 14 inductees, four of whom are posthumous. The event, which is open to the public, takes place at 7 p.m. at White Oak Grove Outreach Ministries on Dry Fork Road in Dry Fork, Va. Tickets are $8 and available by sending a check payable to PCSHOF to Brenda Bowman, 300 Bowman Dr., Dry Fork, Va. 24549. Admission at the door will be $10. Source: Chatham Star Tribune.

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Former St. Louis Rams QB Kurt Warner Named Keynote Speaker at the 25th Annual Christian Day at the Ballpark July 19th


ST. LOUIS, MO. — Former St. Louis Rams quarterback, Kurt Warner, has been named the keynote speaker at the 25th Annual Christian Day at the Ballpark. The event will be after the Cardinal-Mets game at 1:15 p.m. Sunday, July 19 at Busch Stadium. The first 25,000 fans 16 & up will receive a Throwback Warner STL v-neck T-Shirt. Former Cardinal and now broadcaster Rick Horton will emcee the event. Current Cardinals players and manager Mike Matheny will also participate in the post-game outreach event. Source: St. Louis Cardinals Christian Day.

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