Fans, are you sick of hearing about the darker side of sports? Tired of the scandals, the arrest reports and the league controversies? Tune into Javelin with co-hosts Shawn Akers and Casey Stagg on the Charisma Podcast Network, where you’ll hear uplifting stories with a twist of morality on the lives of Christian athletes who boldly profess their faith. That’s Javelin—Sports the Charisma Way.
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Feb 6, 2016

Are you waiting for a dream to be fulfilled? Hear former NFL player Brian Kinchen share his story about how he became a Super Bowl Champion with the New England Patriots and his book "Before the Kick." You will be amazed how God had a hand in his life giving him a once in a lifetime opportunity. Kinchen will encourage you to never give up on God's plan for you life. Listen now.

Feb 3, 2016

Should betting on sports be legal? What influence does FanDuel have on a game? Vice President of Lifeway Research, Scott McConnell joins Javelin to discuss the impact of gambling in sports and how it is effecting the integrity of the game, especially in pro-sports. You may be surprised to find out who owns stock in gambling companies and how many Americans believe it should be legal.

Jan 27, 2016

Today, you will be encouraged to know you are destined to have a season of 41 after your 40th season. Hear from author Chuck E. Tate to be encouraged that God is with you. Then enjoy Tate's story about being a Chaplin for an arena football team.

Jan 16, 2016

You won't believe what is going on in the State of Wisconsin, the home of the Green Bay Packers. Hear how one school district has banned certain terms, actions and songs from school sporting events. Listen to how now after the College Football Championship Clemson is under fire for their coach's faith. Join Shawn and a special guest co-host, Atalie, discuss and debate the issues.

Jan 9, 2016

Playoffs are here leading to the Super Bowl. Casey and Shawn debate who will be in the winners. Will you agree? Also hear if Johnny Manziel is losing grace with the fans and if Shawn's love for Bama will beat Casey's pick, Clemson.

Jan 6, 2016

Fantasy sports expert Tony Cutillo joins Casey to discuss how marriages are effected by fantasy sports. Hear how it takes away from spending time, fights on finances, and how you can set priorities.

Dec 31, 2015

Legendary American football coach Bobby Bowden tells his story of how faith impacted his life and career. As the former football coach of the Florida State Seminoles, Bowden is known for his wins and leadership. Through his charismatic personality, wisdom and humor, you will be encouraged to stand on your faith and not give up.

Dec 25, 2015

Begin with extreme dreams to start your journey to extreme winning. Pat Williams, senior vice president of the Orlando Magic, joins Shawn in studio to discuss his new book "Extreme Winning."

Dec 17, 2015

Lifetime outdoor sportsman and former pastor, Jason Cruise, joins the show sharing about his faith and his new book "The Man Minute." Hear how a simple 60 second wisdom teaching is now impacting thousands of men.

Dec 12, 2015

Will the SEC team Alabama dominate taking how the College Conference Championship? Find out as Shawn and Casey debate who is going to win and the coveted Heisman trophy. Then see if you know the answers to the Javelin trivia questions.

Dec 9, 2015

Mike Rosas discusses being a chaplain for the Houston Rockets and shares how you can sow seeds of faith into the sports fans in your life. Listen now to be encouraged to break down walls.

Dec 3, 2015

Guest Charles "Peanut" Tillman, NFL cornerback for the Carolina Panthers joins us in studio by phone to talk football and how he is reaching today's youth with his new book "The Middle School Rules of Charles Tillman: "Peanut.""


Nov 27, 2015

4 Winds Christian Athletics President Steve McConkey shares how his ministry is standing up for today's Christian athletes and coaches while supporting their religious freedoms.

Nov 20, 2015

Find out what dudes think on marriage. Author and Chaplin of the St. Lois Cardinals Darrin Patrick, join the show to discuss sports and his new book "A Dudes Guide to Marriage." You will laugh and be encouraged.

Nov 13, 2015

Cathy Parker tells the story of how Barrow, Alaska started a high school football team in this remote town 300 miles north of the Arctic Circle. Now becoming a feature film, Cathy's braveness shows through helping this town's young men have a new purpose in life.

Nov 6, 2015

High School football coach, Joe Kennedy, made the news when was suspended for privately praying on the 50 yard line after every football game. Jeremy Dyce, senior lead counsel for Liberty Institute shares Joe's story and what actions they are taking to fight for Religious Freedoms.

Nov 5, 2015

New Orleans tight end Benjamin Watson tells his experiences with race and how to get free from fears and frustrations dividing us in his new book "Under Our Skin." Enjoy hearing him share stories of faith and football.

Oct 28, 2015

More and more women are starting to been seen on the sidelines and as anchors of not only women sports, but men's sports too. Dr. Bruce Kuiper, an associate professor of Communications at Dordt College, shares the impact women are having in sports broadcasting based on his article, "Women and Sportscasting, a Different Kind of Ballgame. Join the debate now.

Oct 21, 2015

Chad Hennings, three-time Superbowl Champion with the Dallas Cowboys, talks about his new book Forces of Character: Conversations About Building A Life Of Impact. Chad shares how his personal relationship with the Lord impacts his life.

Oct 18, 2015

Justin Wren shares his powerful and inspiring story of how he overcame addictions and stopped fighting for himself and began fighting for others. Hear Justin tell our host Shawn Akers and Casey Stagg how he is working with the Mbuti Pygmy people of the Congo and about his new book "Fight for the Forgotten."

Oct 13, 2015

What does the new extra point mean in the NFL and how it effects the game? Casey and Shawn debate the issue. Then enjoy story time with Casey and the hosts will pick their MLB teams to win the playoffs.

Oct 7, 2015

Hear the story of Dorothy Newton, ex-wife of former Superbowl Champion Nate Newton. She talks about her new book "Silent Cry: The True Story of Abuse and Betrayal of an NFL Wife." Dorothy's life is an example of forgiveness and gives hope to people who are suffer from abuse.

Oct 3, 2015

Casey Sadler tells how faith impacts his life, helps him overcome struggles and discusses the opportunities he has been given playing with the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.

Sep 29, 2015

Do you want your child to be a champion? Hear how youth sports programs impact children and effects parents. Join Casey and Shawn as they interview author Bernie Schock, author of Raising Champions: Helping Your Child Grow Through Sports.

Sep 25, 2015

You can help over 1 million people receive a Bible. Join Steve Strang and Christian Life Missions campaign Give Away the Word. Listen to find out how now.

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