News Articles about Champions for Christ

A bibliograpy compiled by William Mackenstadt



Abernethy, Bob. "Champions for Christ: The NFL and Religion" Religion and Ethics Newsweekly, Episode no. 201, Sep. 4, 1998.

Archdeacon, Tom. "Commentary; Enis Says He's on the Right Track: [CITY Edition]." Dayton Daily News [Dayton] 27 Sep. 1998, 1D.

Archdeacon, Tom. Sports Feature Columnist. "Sports; Enis' Life Takes Unexpected Turns: [CITY Edition]." Dayton Daily News [Dayton, Ohio] Aug. 7, 1998, 1A.

Austin American Statesman. "UT is Prestigious." Austin American Statesman [Austin] 10 Aug. 1998, A6.

Austin American Statesman. "Enis' agent blames Bears for lack of contract progress." Austin American Statesman [Austin] 5 Aug. 1998,C7.

Austin American Statesman. "Enis, Bears at stalemate. " Austin American Statesman [Austin] 16 Aug. 1998,C8.

Barreiro, Dan. "Separation of church and football is suggested" Star Tribune [Minneapolis Metro Edition] Aug. 5, 1998.

Bayless, Skip. "Thou Shalt Honor Thy New Agent: [NORTH SPORTS FINAL Edition]." Chicago Tribune [Chicago, Ill.] 30 Jul. 1998, 1.

Dart, John. "`Jocks for Jesus' Evangelicals Score Points in Pro Sports :[Home Edition]. " The Los Angeles Times [Los Angeles, Calif.] 17 Sep. 1988, 1.

Ducibella, Jim. Staff Writer. "God Squad, or Scheme to Skim Player's Pay? Some See Champions For Christ as a Positive Force. Others Say It's Tithe Fleeces the Gullible:[FINAL Edition]. " Virginian-Pilot [Norfolk, Va.] 14 Aug. 1998,C1.

Freeman, Mike. "Team Seeks Inquiry Into Religious Group." New York Times, Aug. 2, 1998.

Isaacson, Melissa. "Religion in the Workplace: Conversion of Enus Puts New Onus on Christian Athletes" Chicago Tribune July 29, 1998.

Mariotti, Jay. "Enis disputes latest charges // Calls magazine tales `totally untrue' :[5XS Edition]. " Chicago Sun - Times [Chicago] 21 Aug. 1998, 128.

Mason, Margie. Times-Union staff writer. "An agent for the Lord Advisor says he's doing his job for God - not money :[CITY Edition]. " Florida Times Union [Jacksonville] 13 Sep. 1998, F-1.

Mason, Margie. Times-Union staff writer. "Charismatic church builds a faith through athletes: [CITY Edition]. " Florida Times Union [Jacksonville] 13 Sep. 1998, F-1.

Mason, Margie. Times-Union staff writer. "Is Champions for Christ, the sports ministry that caters to Jacksonville Jaguars and other athletes, a marketing tool or merely misunderstood? Florida Times Union

Making money, serving God :[FINAL Edition]. " Florida Times Union [Jacksonville] 9 Aug. 1998, A-1.

Matthews, Wallace. "No Zealots Need Apply: NFL Clubs Worry Religious Group Will Cause Schism" New York Post Aug. 23, 1998.

McClain, John. "NFL becoming new place for old argument :[2 STAR Edition]. " Houston Chronicle [Houston, Tex.] 9 Aug. 1998,16.

McCulley, Carolyn. "Champions for Christ pulled into NFL convert controversy. " Christianity Today, Oct. 5, 1998:34-35.

Morrissey, Rick; Becker, Robert. Knight-Ridder News Service. "Christian Firm Raises Agents' Eyebrows/ Some NFL Representatives Believe Champions For Christ is Using Players For Their Money: [ALL Edition]." Greensboro News Record [Greensboro, N.C.] 4 Aug. 1998,C1.

Morrissey, Rick; Becker, Robert. Tribune Staff Writers.. "Enis' Agent Says He Goes by The Book - The Bible: [CHICAGOLAND FINAL Edition]. " Chicago Tribune [Chicago, Ill.] 9 Aug. 1998,1.

Morrissey, Rick; Becker, Robert. Tribune Staff Writers.. "Of God, Money and Football: [CHICAGOLAND FINAL Edition]. " Chicago Tribune [Chicago, Ill.] 2 Aug. 1998,1.

Morrissey, Rick; Becker, Robert. "AUSTIN, Texas - Champions for Christ shares a three-story red. " The Charleston Gazette [Charleston] 3 Aug. 1998,4B.

Morrissey, Rick; Becker, Robert. "A spiritual investment // The mixing of money and religion in the sports world is making some uncomfortable with the situation: [FINAL Edition]." The Patriot-News [Harrisburg, Pa.] 11 Aug. 1998,C01.

Morrissey, Rick; Becker, Robert. "To some agents, Champions for Christ is a holy terror" Chicago Tribune Aug. 3, 1998

Mulligan, Mike. "Pray ball: Bears, Jaguars ready for Sunday services :[5XS Edition]. " Chicago Sun - Times [Chicago] 3 Sep. 1998,110.

Pierson, Don. "Brunell: CFC Friend Enis `Headed in Right Direction': Chicago Tribune, Sep. 1, 1998,1.

Pierson, Don. Don Pierson covers the National Football League for the Tribune.. "Broncos Take Off-Season Seriously: [CHICAGOLAND FINAL Edition]. " Chicago Tribune [Chicago, Ill.] 6 Sep. 1998, 11.

Pierson, Don. Chicago Tribune. "Brunell Gives Champions For Christ Approval" St. Louis Post-Dispatch Sep. 5 1998,2.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "Curtis Enigma - What Seemed Like a Simple Success Story Has Taken A Bizarre Turn For Former Penn State Star Enis: [TWO STAR Edition]. " Pittsburgh Post-Gazette [Pittsburgh, Pa.] 23 Aug. 1998, D-3

Pocono Record. "Report: NFL Investigating Religious Group" Pocono Record, Aug. 2, 1998.

Prisco, Pete. Times-Union sports writer. "Jags deny religious rift // Coughlin refutes claim of locker room division :[FINAL Edition]. " Florida Times Union [Jacksonville] 4 Aug. 1998,D-1.

Rosner, Mark. "'We want to reach athletes with the gospel'; Two teams ask league to look into whether players give too much money to Champions for Christ. " Austin American Statesman [Austin] 4 Aug. 1998,C1.

Shapiro, Leonard. "Brunell a Huge Success in Uniting Jacksonville :[Bulldog Edition]. " The Los Angeles Times [Los Angeles, Calif.] 25 Oct. 1998, Record edition: 4. Los Angeles Times

Shapiro, Leonard. "In Uniting the Jaguars, Brunell Takes the Lead; QB's Development Mirrors Franchise's :[FINAL Edition]. " The Washington Post [Washington, D.C.] 23 Oct. 1998,D01.

Silver, Michael; Yaeger, Don. Sports Illustrated. "Religion, sex,... and NFL. " El Norte [Monterrey] 22 Aug. 1998,2.

Silver, Michael; Yaeger, Don. "Leap of faith. " Sports Illustrated 24 Aug. 1998: 34-38.

Silver, Michael; Yaeger, Don. "Religion, sexo... y futbol americano. " Reforma [Mexico City] 23 Aug. 1998,7. ProQuest Newsstand.

Sports Illustrated. "Letters." Sports Illustrated 21 Sep. 1998: 24-24.

Starr, Mark; Rhodes, Steve. "NFL scrutinizes Champions for Christ ministry :[Indiana - Michigan - Mishawaka - Tribune Edition]. " South Bend Tribune [South Bend, Ind.] 14 Aug. 1998,D1.

Starr, Mark; Rhodes, Steve. "God on the 50 Yard Line: Two NFL teams worry about a Texas ministry". (Champions for Christ being investigated for its influence on football players) Newsweek Aug. 17, 1998:56.

The Morning Call. "Choosing Major League Umpires; Curtis Enis: [FIRST Edition]. " Morning Call [Allentown] 16 Aug. 1998,C10.

The Patriot News. "With son holding out, Mr. and Mrs. Enis stay put // Plans to move to Chicago on hold :[FINAL Edition]. " The Patriot - News [Harrisburg, Pa.] 8 Aug. 1998,C01.


Glazer, Jay. "Enis Distances Himself From God Squad; Bears RB Dumps Religious Agent" New York Post June 13, 1999.


Maraghy, Mary. "Jacksonville Jaguars Champions for Christ church connections" The Times-Union Feb. 27, 2002.


Myers, Jim. "Football Star Scores in Washington: Darrell Green wins national acclaim and $3 million in congressional earmarks for his youth foundation, but its services don't match the fanfare." Special Report, Youth Today July/Aug 2003.

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