The Goal and the Glory
America's Athletes Speak Their Faith

     Edited by Ted Simonson

1. Athletes — United States  2. Devotional literature

796.092 || GV706.S56 || LC: 62-10732 || OCLC: 1305545 || 128p.

Table of Contents

Introduction by Branch Rickey     5

I  "Suiting Up"     Becoming a Christian

1. BOBBY RICHARDSON     Commitment      15

2. BILL KRISHER     A Purpose for Life      19

3. BILL GLASS     God's Gift      22

4. BROOKS ROBINSON     Sin      26

5. FELIPE ALOU     Finding Christ      29

6. RAYMOND BERRY     The Changed Life      33

7. BILL WADE     Quarterback for Christ     37

II  Training      Spiritual Discipline

8. PAUL DIETZEL     Jesus the Man      41

9. OTTO GRAHAM     A Disciplined Faith       44

10. RAFER JOHNSON     Training to Win       48

11. C.L. "Biggie" MUNN     Prayer      52

12. CLENDON THOMAS       Bible Reading      56

13. ROE JOHNSTON     Reconciliation      59

14. VERNON LAW     Witnessing     63

15. DAVE FERRIS     The Inner Conversation      67

16. GIL DODDS     Patience      71 

17. ALVIN DARK     Stewardship     75

18. WILMA RUDOLPH     Guidance      78

III  Playing the Game      Living for Christ

19. DONN MOOMAW     Jesus the Christ      83

20. BUDDY DIAL     Desire      87

21. DAN TOWLER     Acknowledging Him      91

22. JIM RAY SMITH     Pride      95

23. CARL ERSKINE     Dangers of Success      98

24. FRANCIS TARKENTON     Complete Dedication      102

25. BOB PETTIT     The Church      106

26.  FRANK BROYLES     Vocation      109

27. JOHN "Bubba" PHILLIPS     The Uncomplicated Life      113

28. DON DEMETER     Growing in Grace       117

29. JACK PARR     Peace       121

30. JERRY KINDALL     All for God      125

To LOUIS H. EVANS

Founding Father and Honorary Trustee of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes

The Goal and the Glory is held by 148 libraries including Whittier College and Brigham Young University.

© 1990  Ted Simonson. Used by permission. Published 1962 / 1966  Fleming H. Revell: Westwood, New Jersey.  All rights reserved worldwide. No portion of this online edition of The Goal and the Glory may be reproduced in any form or by any means, except for brief and properly attributed citations in the course of review, comment, or scholarship, without written permission from the copyright holder.

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