Grant Braaten

Staff writers for The Lion cover a wide range of issues facing American families and culture, especially related to the education of children and youth.

Top-ranked golfer Scottie Scheffler finds his identity in Christ, not golf

Scottie Scheffler, the top-ranked golfer and betting favorite to win the 2024 Masters this weekend, would rather be defined by his faith than his fame. With all eyes on Scheffler… Read More

April 12, 2024
Coach Deion Sanders issues stern warning to his athletes about academic responsibility

In response to a wake-up call from a University of Colorado professor, football coach Deion Sanders issued a stern warning to his players regarding academic responsibility before the upcoming season. Read More

April 11, 2024
UConn Coach Dan Hurley puts devotion to Christ over demands of the day

Known for building one of the best programs in men’s college basketball, Connecticut Huskies coach Dan Hurley has built his life on the solid foundation of Jesus Christ. While UConn… Read More

April 4, 2024
Jack Gohlke’s development at small Christian college paved way for March Madness legend

The feel-good story of this year’s NCAA Division I men’s tournament so far is Jack Gohlke, an ice-in-the-veins 3-point shooter who got his start at Michigan’s Hillsdale College. Gohlke, a 6-3… Read More

March 26, 2024
‘Men need to stand for truth’: 3-time Super Bowl champ says society needs strong fathers, men who lead courageously

Society is reversing the roles of men and women to its detriment.   So says three-time Super Bowl Champion Harrison Butker, who recently offered up a treasure trove of countercultural… Read More

March 19, 2024