REF Conference in review

By Jonathan Hodgson Sport Officials Surrendered (S.O.S.) hosted the second annual Referees Embracing Faith “REF” Conference on August 17, in Mason, OH, a neighboring community of Cincinnati. Much like the inaugural event which took place in Dallas in 2018, the 2019 conference brought together an impressive gathering of individuals from sports officiating and ministry, to lead attendees in a day of Christ-centered teaching and fellowship. Veteran officials, NBA referee Pat Fr

Salvation Sundays: Evidence of faith

By Pat Fraher In preparation for our upcoming Referees Embracing Faith Conference, where this year's focus is 'Salvation: A gift and a call', I thought that we should begin doing some serious thinking about salvation. Over the next five Sundays, we will be discussing different aspects of salvation, and doing some critical, honest thinking about where each of us stand. In week one, we reflected on just how aware we really are of what God did for us by sending his only son Je

Pat Fraher - Define Eternity, pt 3

SOS advisor Pat Fraher concludes his series 'Define Eternity' with this entry, delving in to what it means to fully surrender your life to Christ. Watch this video to hear Pat explain his heart and vision for this blog series. --- In part 1, we defined eternity in the worst possible scenario... in Hell.  In part 2, we looked at eternity in the best possible light... in Heaven.  Hopefully by now, you have decided that you would prefer eternity in Heaven over Hell.  Good choice