For years the Toronto Raptors swingman Landry Fields publicly professed his Christian faith, but it wasn't until consecutive injuries kept him off of the basketball court that he realized the NBA had become his god.
"I've lived a lot of my life as a person who believes in God, but lives as if he doesn't exist. I already had a 'gospel' of my own — the promise that love and wealth are the world's to give to the popular and gifted," Fields wrote in an article on theologan John Piper's website, Desiring God. I didn't need to trust God, because I already trusted another god: the NBA."
In the article titled "Injury Interrupted My Idolatry," Fields, 27, went on to talk about how suffering through injuries that kept him away from his passion brought him closer to God. He cited scriptures 2 Corinthians 7:10 and Matthew 11:30 to demonstrate how God can use painful situations to bring renewed joy into people's lives. more >>
We often forget to take into account that our present actions will affect us down the line. Many of us eat a lot and take on bad habits, ones that we are unsure of how it will affect us in the future.
The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada put this commercial together to send a message, and remind everyone that the lifestyle you're living now will eventually affect the quality of your life. The release date for this commercial is 2013, but it's still relevant for today. We should all start to live a healthier lifestyle, and help those around us live a healthier lifestyle.
Check out this commercial below: more >>
Rumors have been surfacing about the BlackBerry Venice, the brand's first Android smartphone's specs, release date and price.
Back in August, several leaked images of the BlackBerry Venice, the Canadian smartphone manufacturer's first Android device, circulated online, featuring the handset's physical QWERTY slider keyboard, considered a rarity on an Android smartphone.
The BlackBerry Venice's keyboard's slider also works to keep it out of the way for users who prefer to operate its touchscreen display instead. more >>
Ubisoft has just announced "Assassin's Creed Syndicate" will soon be getting a Season Pass to include a DLC, featuring a Jack the Ripper campaign.
"Assassin's Creed Syndicate," Ubisoft's upcoming historical action adventure video game, is up for a Season Pass that will include post-launch content in a downloadable Jack the Ripper campaign pack.
The Quebec-based developer revealed the news during a PlayStation press conference at Sony's Tokyo Games Show Tuesday, accompanied by the release of the DLC trailer featuring the notorious 19th century London serial killer. more >>
Terry Fox was a successful athlete who excelled in basketball and distance running. But at the the age of 18, he was diagnosed with cancer, and following an operation was left with one leg. An amputee, Terry decided to take action and started running cross-country in Canada to raise money for cancer research. For 35 years, his legacy has sparked a worldwide fundraiser known as the Marathon of Hope, which will be held on Sunday.
Today, Terry's memorialized in many different ways: statues, documentaries and most of all, the Terry Fox Run for cancer research. This charitable run was founded in 1981 and is now supported in over 60 countries, making it the largest one-day fundraiser for cancer research.
Will you be participating in the international Terry Fox Run on Sunday? more >>
A Christian bus driver from Calgary, Canada, has been fired from his job after he refused to drive a rainbow colored bus promoting the city's gay pride event. Calgary Transit has claimed, however, that the Christian was fired for making false statements to the media, and not because of his refusal to drive the bus.
Jesse Rau said back in August that driving the gay-pride bus goes against his religious beliefs, and on Friday revealed that he had been fired from his job.