(RNS) — The booing of Christian soccer player Jaelene Hinkle for following her conscience shows that we need to turn down the temperature in the culture wars.
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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (RNS) — Teams of Christians — Baptists, Mormons, Jehovah's Witnesses and more — aim to save souls at the Winter Games.
(RNS) — For Team USA skier David Wise, the tough road from Sochi to Pyeongchang has required him to lean heavily on his faith and family.
(RNS) — 'I kind of envision me skiing and God is kind of like an eagle right next to me screeching in my ear that everything is going to be all good,' the freestyler said.
(RNS) — Despite three Olympics without a medal and frustration over the Russian doping scandal, Uhlaender says, 'Quitting is never an option, so why would I quit on God?'
(RNS) — Biney already has made history as the first black woman to qualify for a U.S. Olympic speedskating team.
(RNS) — After overcoming a life-threatening illness two years ago, Olympic pairs figure skater Alexa Scimeca Knierim lost much faith in herself, but her faith in God grew.
(RNS) — Pads, helmets, goggles and gloves are secondary equipment for Gigi Marvin.
(RNS) — The Rev. Andrew Roza, a former Olympic curling hopeful turned vocations director for the Archdiocese of Omaha, will be praying for Team USA as it competes in one of the more unusual Winter Olympics sports.
(RNS) — The five-time Olympian didn't get a medal, but the snowboarder says her true sense of self-worth comes from her faith.
(RNS) — Adam Rippon criticized the vice president, who is leading the U.S. delegation to the Winter Games, for his support for gay conversion therapy.
(RNS) — The Olympics have deep religious and spiritual roots -- which, some scholars say, are in jeopardy.
(RNS) — I hope Vice President Pence has some private conversations with the high-level North Korean government officials who are accompanying their athletes.
(RNS) The new product, developed with help from hijab-wearing Olympians in the UAE, will be commercially available in spring 2018.
(RNS) Athletes and officials have lied, scalped, and disgraced themselves. But amid the mendacity there have been fine displays of the 'Olympic spirit.'