Jordy Mercer – Strength in the Midst of Change

    When you go through a series of change, it can be a lot to handle; even if those changes are good ones. For Jordy Mercer, 2012 was a great example.  As a kid growing up in Oklahoma, Mercer’s dream was to one day become a major league baseball player.  In 2008, he was … Continue reading Jordy Mercer – Strength in the Midst of Change

Jackie Robinson: Turning the Other Cheek

  Every year on April 15th Major League Baseball Celebrates Jackie Robinson Day.  Every player on the field wears the number 42, as they celebrate the day in which Jackie Robinson played his first major league baseball game for the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking the color barrier back in 1947.  Robinson’s story is well-known.  There is, … Continue reading Jackie Robinson: Turning the Other Cheek

Steven Souza Jr. – The Importance of Teammates

    It is not good for man to be alone. When God first created Adam in the garden, he was all alone.  No spouse.  No friends.  No family.  Our Triune God knew that we couldn’t live out our lives in His image if we had no one to love and care for.  So God … Continue reading Steven Souza Jr. – The Importance of Teammates

Matt Forte – The Workhouse Returns to His Stable

    Change can be terrifying. Running back, Matt Forte, is going through a major change in his life right now.  After 10 seasons in the NFL, Forte will be hanging up his cleats.  Forte played college football at Tulane, was drafted by the Bears in the 2nd round of the 2008 draft, and then … Continue reading Matt Forte – The Workhouse Returns to His Stable

Ben Revere – A Little Guy with Big Dreams

    5’9’’ Ben Revere never thought he would ever be able to play major league baseball - ever. His goal was simply to play college baseball.  During his senior year of high school, Division 1 colleges like University of Georgia, Florida, Florida State, and Miami showed interest in him.  It appeared that his dream … Continue reading Ben Revere – A Little Guy with Big Dreams

Carson Wentz: Strength on the Sideline

    On February 4, 2018, millions of people had their eyes fixed on U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, as the Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl LII.  As we watched Nick Foles lead the Eagles on the field, however, something amazing was also happening on the sidelines. Carson Wentz. Wentz … Continue reading Carson Wentz: Strength on the Sideline

Marcus Johnson; Baptized Into Christ

    The week of October 8, 2017, is one that Eagle’s receiver, Marcus Johnson, will never forget. It was the week he went viral for a reason he never expected. It was a week that nearly never happened. Like many young men, Marcus Johnson grew up in the church, but gradually drifted away from … Continue reading Marcus Johnson; Baptized Into Christ

The Nightmare Season for Chris Maragos

    Thursday, October 12, 2017 was a great day for the Philadelphia Eagles.  They defeated the Panthers in Charlotte on a nationally televised Thursday night game, bringing their record to 5-1.  The night before the game, something even better happened!  Eagles Wide Receiver Marcus Johnson became baptized into Christ!  It was a great day for … Continue reading The Nightmare Season for Chris Maragos

Stefen Wisniewski and the Grace of God

Old school football fans know the name “Wisniewski.” Steve Wisniewski was an 8-time Pro Bowler, playing all 13 of his seasons with the Los Angeles and Oakland Raiders.  Steve’s older brother, Leo Wisniewski, was drafted by the Baltimore Colts in 1982 and remained with them through their first season in Indianapolis in 1984. Leo is … Continue reading Stefen Wisniewski and the Grace of God