Skip to comments.Detroit Lions' Don Carey Talks Balancing Seminary, Leading Ministry Ahead of Playoffs
Posted on 01/02/2015 4:25:46 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
Making it to the big leagues is the dream of countless athletes, but for playoffs-bound Don Carey, being an NFL player does not fulfill his purpose.
Carey, the 27-year-old Lions safety, has had to endure the same grueling practice and game schedules as the rest of his peers in the NFL. However, he manages to find the time to pursue a masters degree at Moody Theological Seminary in Plymouth Township, Michigan, while being a family man to his new wife and soon-to-be newborn son....
"Tomorrow is not promised to any of us," Carey told The Christian Post. "I am more than able to pursue my masters and be successful in the NFL so I see no reason why I should wait."
(Excerpt) Read more at m.christianpost.com ...
GOD has blessed him to be a blessing to his team mates and a role model in the old style. You’re right, they DO need more of JESUS, as do we all.
(Nevertheless, I’m rooting for the Cowboyz.)
Sounds like this guy counterbalances Suh, who is the reason iwhy 99% of the country will be rooting against the Lions.
This is someone i would be pleased to call reverend or pastor. Unlike The Reverend Al Charlatan, who got his degree out of a box of cracker jacks.
P.S. the name “cracker jacks” be raciss’
Good - Detroit Lions need a lot of prayers to beat Dallas.
Talk about ministering in a “den of thieves”.
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