Pittsburgh Pirates’ Jordy Mercer on Amazing Walk (with the Lord)

by Bruce Darnall
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Jordy Mercer, shortstop for the Pittsburgh Pirates, experienced “encounters” with the Lord growing up. He was always active and involved in Sunday School classes, worship services, and vacation Bible school, each helping him experience the Lord in His Word and understanding what it means to be a Christian. Mercer remembers being baptized at age 12. […]

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Milwaukee Brewers Erik Kratz Humbled by the Cross

by Bruce Darnall

“I am an imperfect sinner,” comments Milwaukee Brewers catcher, Erik Kratz, “however salvation was made possible when Jesus died on the cross many years ago. The thought of Jesus on the cross is very humbling. Eternal life with the Lord cannot be earned, but it is a gift given by the grace of God through […]

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Brewers Catcher Stephen Vogt Takes Faith Seriously

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“The most important things to focus on when you think of your Christianity (faith) or your relationship with Christ,” states Stephen Vogt, catcher for the Milwaukee Brewers, “are the two commandments in the New Testament: you are to love God with all your heart, soul, strength, and mind and to love your neighbor as yourself.*** […]

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Milwaukee Brewers’ Brent Suter Sharing Love and Joy

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“The biggest influence in Christ shaping my life is the sacrifice He made for all of us,” shares Brent Suter, starting pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers, “and the amount of gratitude that comes from my heart when I realize all the pain and suffering He went through. He lived a perfect life, yet we still […]

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Teammates Impact Relief Pitcher Neil Ramirez

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“I was walking in darkness away from the Lord in high school,” shares Neil Ramirez, relief pitcher for the Cleveland Indians, “but in 2010 while playing in low level minor league in Hickory, North Carolina, a new teammate helped me take the first step to a changed life.” Neil Ramirez grew up in Virginia Beach, […]

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Brewers’ Corey Knebel Recalls First Public Testimony

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On June 15, 2017, the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 with Travis Shaw hitting his 20th home run to secure the victory as closer, Corey Knebel, put the final nails in the coffin for his 16th save. It was a great game, and the Faith Night concert after the game was very special […]

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Jays’ Biagini Experienced Wholesome Change in his Perspective

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Joe Biagini, pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays, apologized for being late for his interview because of his much-needed work out. With tongue-in-cheek Joe smiled and emphasized, “God would want me to give my best effort into my game.” Biagini, a 2011 26th round draft pick for the San Francisco Giants, struggled the first couple […]

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Matt Carpenter’s Tattoo Took on Deeper Meaning

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Matt Carpenter, first baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals, has a tattoo on the inside of his right arm that says, “Matthew 19:26,” his ultimate favorite Scripture verse. The verse reads, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” Carpenter shares, “There is a story behind this verse. When I first […]

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Death Sent Brewer’s Coach Deeper Into God’s Word

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Everyone experiences a loss by death differently. For Milwaukee Brewers’ first base coach, Carlos Subero, the death of his father at the young age of 46 in 1995, sent him searching deeper into God’s Word. “I was blessed to be born into a Christian family,” states Carlos. “My mom and dad were role models for […]

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Lions’ Jared Abbrederis: God Spoke Through a Verse and a Key Chain

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Jared Abbrederis was undecided on the Bible verse to use for the upcoming high school state football game (2008). He was thinking of going to his “go to” verse and the one he writes under his signature now as a professional football wide receiver for the Detroit Lions. “My buddy, Garrett Bickford, and I always […]

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