You may not have heard of a recent baseball phenom, Bryce Harper, who plays for the Washington Nationals baseball organization in the Major Leagues being called up to use his baseball services for the benefit of the Washington Nationals against the Los Angeles Dodgers. But everyone will soon. Now what’s the big deal? Harper is a baseball player and guys get [...]
Articles By: jasonheppner
I am the Director of Student Ministries at First Presbyterian Church of Upland in Upland, CA. I have been serving and leading in Student Ministries for over 10 years, I got my Masters of Divinity, with an emphasis in Youth, Family, and Culture from Fuller Theological Seminary, and I coach baseball at Upland High School. I enjoy having eye-connected conversations, building and developing leaders and leadership teams, building and developing relationships with students and families, and informing students and families of the love and hope of Christ.
Recently in the world of sports, namely, Baylor University Basketball Program(s), an interesting chain of events happened, which included: losing scholarships for players, coaches of the Baylor Women’s Basketball team won’t be allowed to contact potential recruits for the future of their program for 5 months, the Baylor Men’s Basketball team was penalized one scholarship, coaches are suspended, so on [...]
I’m a sports fan, mainly a baseball fan (Go Dodgers!), but I enjoy pro football, college football (Go Dawgs!), watching soccer (World Cup can’t come sooner), basketball, and so forth, but I’ve been playing sports since I was a kid, so I guess you could say I know a thing or two. I’m not sure if you’ve been keeping up [...]
In an age of insanely awesome technological breakthroughs, advanced software systems, social media networking, the newest and latest technological “toy” in the market, and so on and so forth, it begs the questions, “What do we do with all of this technology?” Or, maybe you’re asking more intellectual and cognitive questions, such as, “How will technology shift how we communicate [...]