FSI in the News
Christianity Today: Bill Glass, Football Star Who Changed Evangelical Approach to Sports and Prisons
FSI Assistant Director Paul Putz co-authored this reflection on the life and legacy of Baylor All-American Bill Glass, who pioneered new forms of sports ministry.
This article for The Cord magazine looks at a few of the ways athletes, coaches, ministers, and scholars have engaged with the Faith & Sports Institute and found a unique hub of resources and opportunities at the intersection of faith and sports.
On November 5, 2021, the Baylor University Board of Regents announced the approval of three new degree programs at George W. Truett Theological Seminary: the Master of Arts in Theology and Sports Studies, the Master of Arts in Contextual Witness and Innovation, and the Master of Arts in Theology, Ecology, and Food Justice.
FSI Postdoctoral Fellow Brian Gamel discussed the Olympics and the Bible's athletic metaphors on Christianity Today's "Quick to Listen" podcast.
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.
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.
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.
Joshua Ehambe speaks on Life and Faith after Football with the Wolf-Kuhn Ethics Institute at Saint Francis University
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.
FSI staff member Elizabeth Bounds spoke with her alma mater about how to handle grief and loss in sports.