Football Season - and its Stories of Faith - Draw Nigh
Shawn McEvoyShawn McEvoy is the Managing Editor of Crosswalk.com. He is a graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University and Virginia Commonwealth University. Shawn is married with two children. In addition to writing for the leading online evangelical publication, he has also written for fantasy sports and pop culture websites.
- 2009 Aug 11
It's one of my favorite times of year - not only does football draw tantalizingly near, but so do the cool stories about the faith of players from the professional and collegiate ranks.
I'm far from a Florida Gator fan, but I can't get enough of the stories about their Heisman trophy-winning quarterback Tim Tebow. Last year ESPN was doing features about his missionary work in the Philippines. This year, Sports Illustrated is featuring him, in a story picked up by Baptist Press:
Before the hope of Gator Nation was born...