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When NFL success doesn’t make you happy – Austin Carr

Early one morning after an NFL win last season, I sat in my chair during my quiet time with God feeling empty and despondent. It was odd to be feeling this way ...

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Chiefs players lift kids’ spirits with visit to the University of Kansas Health System Pediatric Wing

The three Chiefs players made their way down the hallway, a cart loaded with toys and hats in tow. Spending weeks in the hospital can be heartbreakingly hard on a child, but ...

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Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmidt supports Cameron School District in prayer controversy

The Cameron, Mo., football team recently came under fire from the Freedom from Religion Foundation because of prayers at its games. The Missouri attorney general this week offered his support to the ...

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Philadelphia quarterback Carson Wentz gives glory to God in tough times

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Quarterback Carson Wentz of the Philadelphia Eagles has always given God the glory during the good times, such as being a high draft pick and winning a Super Bowl (although he was ...

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Christ Prep football is national champion for second year

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For the second year in a row, Christ Prep Academy,  of Lenexa, Kansas. has won the National Homeschool Football Association Championship. Going in to this years’ tournament with a No. 1 ranking ...

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Christ Prep Academy wins national semi-final match

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The only Kansas City area high school football team playing for a National Championship, and defending their title this weekend, is No. 1 ranked Christ Prep Academy (CPA), of Lenexa, Kansas. CPA ...

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Former Chiefs quarterback Nick Foles puts God first through highs and lows of career

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Nick Foles, a former backup quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs, went on to win a Super Bowl with the Philadelphia Eagles and then sign a lucrative free-agent contract with the Jacksonville ...

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Former high school football coach continues fight for freedom to pray

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A former football coach in Bremerton, Wash., who was suspended in 2015 because of public prayer, is continuing to fight for his right to combine faith with football. “At the beginning. it ...

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Patrick Mahomes: ‘God was watching over me’ during knee injury

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Kansas City Chiefs fans held their breath when star quarterback Patrick Mahomes injured his knee in a game on Oct. 17. The good news is that several news outlets are reporting that ...

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Prairie Village church prays for Patrick Mahomes’ ankle

The Kansas City Chiefs’ MVP Patrick Mahomes‘ ankle is getting some serious prayer. Asbury United Methodist Church in Prairie Village has been interceding for Mahomes, who suffered a severe knee injury in ...

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Saints win after receiving Pope’s unintentional blessing

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Fans may have prayed for divine intervention over the weekend for their favorite NFL franchise but one team may have gotten some unexpected support. Pope Francis unknowingly gave a shout-out to the ...

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‘My identity is my faith in Christ,’ says Kansas City Chiefs CEO Clark Hunt

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Fans of the Kansas City Chiefs have faith that this may be the year that their team finally makes it back to the Super Bowl. The Chiefs have started the season with ...

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Auburn University quarterback’s faith keeps him humble

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It can be hard to remain humble when you are the freshman quarterback of the No. 7 college football team in the nation. Auburn’s Bo Nix wears a constant reminder. His bracelet ...

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Students defy prayer ban, recite a pre-game ‘Lord’s Prayer’

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The Christian student population at an Alabama high school is fighting back against an atheist group after complaints were made about a pre-game prayer amplified through a loudspeaker. The notorious anti-faith group, ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterbacks keep the faith

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If the Pittsburgh Steelers are to make the playoffs this season, they will need to put their faith in a higher power than the 11 men on the field. Fortunately, their top ...

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Faith fuels success of Chiefs’ quarterback Patrick Mahomes

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It’s hard to turn on the television, pick up a newspaper or even buy cereal these days without seeing the smiling face of Patrick Mahomes. The personable 23-year-old quarterback has been in ...

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Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ on PBS leads September’s family-friendly lineup

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More than a few of my childhood nights were spent sitting in my bedroom, wondering why my father was watching a “boring” PBS documentary on the Civil War. But then I grew ...

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Denver Broncos safety Justin Simmons thankful for ‘amazing journey’ in his relationship with Christ

As the Denver Broncos opened training camp this year, safety Justin Simmons is in an interesting position: coming off the best season of his career and entering a contract year. Simmons started ...

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Carson Wentz puts the focus on Jesus after signing mega-deal with Eagles

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz will likely never have to worry about money for the rest of his life, but that is not where his focus lies. In June, Wentz signed a ...

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Tyreek Hill will not be suspended by NFL

The NFL has announced that Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill will not be suspended following an investigation into allegations of child abuse. The NFL Network provided this statement from the league:   “Over the ...

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Tim Tebow calls on Christians to stand up for their values in America

Tim Tebow says that Christians need to stand up for Judeo-Christian values in America. At a recent conference, the popular sports figure and now movie producer said, “What’s amazing when you get ...

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Hall of Fame QB Bart Starr, whose ‘ultimate role model’ was Jesus, passes away

Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr passed away at the age of 85 on Sunday. A 1977 inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Starr threw for 24,718 yards in his ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Upgrading the Chiefs’ defense

The Kansas City Chiefs traded their first-round draft pick in this year’s draft to Seattle for defensive end Frank Clark, and they immediately became the odds-on favorite to win the Super Bowl ...

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Eagles QB Carson Wentz and wife visit Israel to walk ‘where Jesus walked’

After missing five regular-season games and the playoffs last season due to a back injury, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz is expected to be ready for the team’s offseason training program, which will ...

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Washburn football player shot hours after being drafted by NFL Giants; roommate killed

Just hours after being selected by the Giants with the No. 180 overall pick in the 2019 NFL draft, Corey Ballentine, 23, was involved in an altercation, where he was shot. Ballentine’s ...

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