The National Christian College Athletic Association is a nonprofit that promotes intercollegiate sports among Christian schools and Christian athletes. It covers 100 Christian colleges and universities, 13,000 student-athletes and 850 coaches. It is based in Greenville, S.C., and Dan Wood is executive director.
The Way is a Christian ministry to youth via sports camps in Europe. It is based in Fort Gibson, Okla.
Hugh Poland is the author of two Christian devotionals on baseball, including Intentional Walk. He is a writer and music minister in Houston.
Charles Honey is a religion and education reporter and columnist for the Grand Rapids Press in Grand Rapids, Mich. He is the author of “Faith on First: Thoughts on God, Nature and Sacrifice Bunts.”
The Third Coast Sports Foundation is a sports ministry that works with major and minor league baseball teams to provide Christian acts for “Faith Nights” or “Faith Days” at ballparks. The foundation is based in Nashville, Tenn. Brent High is president.
Baseball Chapel is a Christian ministry to baseball players that provides chapel leaders to all 210 major league and minor league baseball teams and estimates 3,000 players participate. The site maintains a list of active and retired players who endorse it. It’s based in Springfield, Pa., and Vince Nauss is president.
Michael L. Butterworth is director of the School of Communication Studies at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. He is the author of Baseball and Rhetorics of Purity: The National Pastime and American Identity During the War on Terror. He has studied Major League Baseball’s “Faith Nights” and written about them.