Even if you stay home on Sunday to watch football, skip Tuesday night prayer meeting for the baseball game of the week, and miss Saturday's church retreat in favor of a pro golf tournament--chances are, you'll still hear about Jesus. Evangelical athletes populate the major sports, and many of them enjoy the chance to be outspoken about their faith--thanking God for that winning field goal, late-inning homerun, or 18-foot putt.
Monday, February 2, 2009
Top Evangelical Sports Stars
Beliefnet has a list of the top dozen evangelical sport stars. Kurt Warner and Tim Tebow are no brainers, but the rest of the list, covering a wide array of sports, was interesting. Money quote: