FSI in the News

Jun
7
2021
The Faith & Sports Institute collaborated with Christianity Today's Creative Studio team to explore the intersection of faith, sports, and mental health and to consider how Christians can develop a culture of care for the whole athlete.
Mar
16
2021
WACO, Texas (March 16, 2021) — Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary has announced the official launch of the Faith & Sports Institute (FSI), a distinctive center for the comprehensive study and practice of sports and Christianity. The announcement follows 10 years of progress in developing leaders in sports ministry.
Feb
1
2021
Writing for the Christian Scholars Review, FSI postdoctoral scholar Brian Gamel looks at Jesus’s words about “greatness” in the gospel of Mark and considers what they mean for Christian athletes and coaches today.
Dec
21
2020
In this podcast episode, FSI graduate assistant Josh Ehambe discusses the narratives that shape athletes and offers advice for life after one’s playing days are over.
Dec
7
2020
FSI staff member Elizabeth Bounds spoke with her alma mater about how to handle grief and loss in sports.
Nov
15
2020
All Truett Seminary students receive opportunities for hands-on ministry experience. Graduate students in FSI’s Sports Ministry Program are no exception. This article for The Cord magazines includes a look at two sports ministry students who were able to serve with Baylor Athletics.
Nov
15
2020
Get to know FSI’s Postdoctoral Fellow Brian Gamel with this interview in Truett Seminary's The Cord magazine.
Nov
13
2020
In this article for Slate, FSI’s Assistant Director Paul Putz writes about the legacy and lessons we should learn from the first Black football player to compete for the University of Nebraska.
Sep
9
2020
In this article, Sports Ministry Program graduate Dani Price discusses her life and career, including her time spent at Truett Seminary.

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