Mike Jordan Laskey is the author of The Ministry of Peace and Justice (Liturgical Press) and lives with his family in New Jersey. 

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Trust the Process: the Philadelphia 76ers and a community of belief

Gospel of Sports: "Trust the process" is a 76ers rallying cry born out of a losing streak, a shout that is emblematic of the weird, nerdy, passionate community that has grown around the 76ers over the past five years.


Baseball as a road to God: Conversation with author John Sexton

The Gospel of Sports: In an interview, Sexton says, "Simply the exercise of playing or caring about baseball is an exercise in community. … I don't think there's any question that it can elevate us."


Holy Week with a toddler and a newborn

The most dramatic week of the church year is strikingly different when you have kids. 


You can't keep politics out of sports: That's a good thing

New series 'The Gospel of Sports': Politics and sports, both in the public realm, are bound to mingle. While we're watching political arguments play out in the sports world, the influence could run the other direction.