Volume 1, Issue 1 (2010) Inaugural Issue of the Journal of the Christian Society for Kinesiology and Leisure Studies
Editors' WelcomeWe welcome readers to the inaugural issue of The Journal of the Christian Society for Kinesiology and Leisure Studies! The Journal of the Christian Society for Kinesiology and Leisure Studies is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to scholarly faith-integrated research in kinesiology, leisure studies, health and wellness, sport studies, recreation, physical education and related areas. The aim of the journal is to publish stimulating research that will promote intellectual dialogue and encourage conversation and collaboration among Christian and secular scholars and academicians. The Editors would like to thank the Christian Society for Kinesiology and Leisure Studies for promoting and publishing the journal, and for all who helped get this first issue online. We hope you enjoy this first edition! We welcome your comments and look forward to working with researchers and professionals in kinesiology and leisure studies. Interested parties are urged to submit manuscripts for consideration. We also seek individuals who would like to serve on future editorial boards. Valerie Gin (Valerie.Gin@gordon.edu ) and Dale Connally (Dale_Connally@baylor.edu)
Leisure Studies and Spirituality: A Christian Critique
Leisure in the Life of the 21st Century Black Church: Re-Thinking the Gift
Steven N. Waller Ph.D.