Though there are many variations of the phrase, you have often heard it said; “Behind every successful man is a strong woman.” Whether it was a mother, a wife, or another caring, supportive woman, this phrase rings true to many. Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman, Michael Brokers, is no exception. Brockers is a 7-year NFL … Continue reading Faith Brockers – the Woman Behind the Lineman
At the time of this post, the Washington Nationals are in the 2016 Divisional Playoffs, one win away from advancing to the National League Championship Series. It's a glorious time to be a Washington National. But for National's outfielder Chris Heisey, life hasn't always been glorious. He has a different word he uses to describe … Continue reading Chris Heisey – Philippians 2:3-4
Chris Coghlan’s life was an ugly mess. It hadn’t started that way. Chris was born in 1985, in Rockville, Maryland, to loving parents Tim and Heather Coghlan. His dad was a police officer. His mother was a teacher. They were both hard workers. Chris had good relationship with his brother, Kevin, and his sisters Katie … Continue reading Chris Coghlan – Ephesians 2:8
Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, New York, Nevada, Arizona, Oklahoma, Colorado, Texas, Venezuela. 10 States. 2 Countries. Packing and moving 19 different times. Collin McHugh’s situation wasn’t exactly what you would call stable. McHugh was drafted by the New York Mets in the 18th round of the 2008 amateur draft. With that, the whirlwind began. He spent … Continue reading Collin McHugh – Jeremiah 29:12-15
No one is perfect. On August 16, 2012, Jason Motte was far from it. Motte - currently a relief pitcher for the Colorado Rockies, was then serving as the closer for the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cardinals were playing the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks, and were leading 1-0 in the ninth. Cardinals manager Mike Mattheny called … Continue reading Jason Motte – John 3:16
"Not as much as I should." It was August 1st, 2013. The Pittsburgh Pirates were holding what would become their first annual Faith Night; providing players the opportunity to share their Christian Faith with their fans. A little boy named Dylan stood before Andrew McCutchen and asked a profound question; "How many times have you … Continue reading Andrew McCutchen – Romans 8:28
Detroit Tiger’s pitcher Daniel Norris is not exactly your typical baseball player. He doesn't play for the money but instead strives to keep his life simple. He was described by ESPN in an article called Man in the Van as a quirky soul who lives by his own code and as a “hippie who … Continue reading Daniel Norris – 2 Peter 3:18
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