ISBN-13: 9780310872559 UPC: 025986872557 Availability: In Stock Ages: 8-12
Sports Spectrum's Dave Branon hits a home run when he brings together the worlds of faith and sports to create this unique devotional designed just for young sports fanatics. Heads Up! uses stories of athletes and sporting events to inspire faith and achievement in kids, ages 8 and up. Each day's devotions includes: A 'game plan'---verse for the day and a 'playbook assignment'---a short Scripture passage. 'On the chalkboard'---final thoughts In addition to great devotions, you'll also find scattered throughout birthdays of some well-known athletes, sports tips, and rare facts& figures. With all the challenges that kids face today, Heads Up! is a great inspirational book for the young all-star kid.
'Using sports to glorify God' became Dave Branon's mission when his college basketball team traveled to the Far East for basketball evangelism. A former high school teacher and coach, Dave Branon later served as managing editor of Sports Spectrum magazine for 18 years. He currently writes for the Our Daily Bread devotional guide and works as an editor for Discovery House Publishers. Dave has written fifteen books, including Beyond the Valley, which reflects on the death of his 17-year-old daughter, Melissa. Dave and his wife Sue live in Grand Rapids, Michigan.