Outrun the Bear: Reflections on the Intersection of Sports and God

December 21, 2018|
Outrun the Bear: Reflections on the Intersection of Sports and God by Benno Kurvits
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<p>Sports are a microcosm of life. They provide goals to be achieved and obstacles to be
overcome, they yield their share of joy and pain, and they’re a stage upon which the best and
worst of humanity is displayed. They are also a gift of God, one that can be either treasured
or abused.</p>

<p>In this book, you will:</p>
<p><ul>
<li>Learn how to fit your sports pursuits into the larger context of life in a healthy
way.</li>
<li>Be encouraged to reflect on the presence and blessing of God in your sports
endeavours.</li>
<li>Be challenged to participate in sports in such a way as to bring glory to God.</li>
<li>Learn how to change to become more of the athlete and person you want to become.</li>
</ul></p>
<p>Drawing from a lifetime in sports and over a decade as a pastor, Benno Kurvits shares his
wealth of experience in <i>Outrun the Bear</i>, showing that there is a way for us to enjoy
sports, and to seek to excel at them, while honouring both God and our fellow man in the
process.</p>

<p>"<i>Outrun the Bear</i> makes a strong statement of the power of faith to shape and
strengthen athletes, coaches, and everyone else in the sport experiences of life.”<br>
—Dave Mantel<br>
Athletic Director, Redeemer University College</p>

Benno Kurvits graduated with a degree in Physical Education from the University of Ottawa and he holds a Certificate of Theological Studies from Winnipeg Theological Seminary. He recently completed seven successful seasons as head coach of the Redeemer University College varsity badminton team, a career which he capped with a national ...
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Title:Outrun the Bear: Reflections on the Intersection of Sports and God
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:178 pages, 9 X 6 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:178 pages, 9 X 6 X 0 in
Published:December 21, 2018
Publisher:Word Alive Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781486617586

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