Apostolic Athletes : 11 Priests And Bishops Reveal How Sports Helped Them F
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How Sports Made Me The Bishop That I Am
Run As To Win
Taming A Restless Heart
From Soccer Nets To Fishing Nets
Discovering Wells Of Strength In Divine Mercy
Heaven Begins On Earth
From College Point Guard To Point Guard For The Church
Coaching God’s People To The Ultimate Goal
Senior Rookie Of The Year Perseveres To Previously Unexpected Heights
Warming Up To The Lord
Passing Along The Catholic Faith
Gathering the testimonies of 11 athletes turned priests and bishops, Catholic journalist Trent Beattie’s latest book bears witness to the surprising ways the mercy of God can call us into His service. The perfect gift for the sports-obsessed in your family.
Every athlete exercises discipline in every way. They do it to win a perishable crown, but we an imperishable one 1 Cor 9:25. And some Catholics train for both crowns! Here are the stories of 11 men who fought for athletic glory and then found their lives being turned to God’s service as priests and bishops. In sports including baseball, basketball, football, spearfishing, and snowboarding, these men faced the challenges of athletics, becoming better equipped for the trials and triumphs of the Christian life. Their pursuit of excellence eventually brought them face to face with Goodness itself God Almighty and led them to fall in love with Christ’s Bride, the Church. In this book, Catholic journalist Trent Beattie has assembled a collection of testimonies destined to inspire and challenge young people to both play and to pray, to compete to be the best and to surrender everything to God.