Articles by Kyle Ferguson
January 30, 2019
As millions of NFL fans prepare to watch the New England Patriots take on the Los Angeles Rams this Sunday for their historic sixth Super Bowl win, Kyle Ferguson writes that sport is a spiritual matter far beyond the mere score sheet.
Instead, meaning and its relation to one’s sporting activity should be an essential grounding point for athletes, especially given the increasing challenges in sport of the “win at all cost” mentality, the corporatization of sport, and the pressures athletes face to break records and to entertain the public Why is this so? For one thing, physiological development, while essential for athletic progress, does not equip athletes to address such existential questions as: why am I pursuing this activity, does it bear any meaning in my life? Training regimes, nutritional programs and sports psychology are provided in spades, yet the question of meaning is often not addressed If athletes become primarily motivated by power, pleasure or money, the person becomes disposed to what Dr Yet to reduce athletes, the human person, to machine-like operation, without reference to their spiritual dimension, reduces or ignores the very components of the person which is needed to face adversity
July 1, 2012
While the streets of Montreal were full of protesters and shattered glass this spring, Kyle Ferguson joined a procession that cut through the heart of the city, boldly proclaiming love, joy, and faithful witness.
The question for us today is: are we still embodying these inspirational characteristics of boldness, solidarity and sacrifice in presenting the Gospel of Christ to our modern audience? Are we able, as the recent protest movements have aptly demonstrated, to stand together as a faith community and b...