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

by Bruce Darnall
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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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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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Brewers Hitting Coach Says God’s Timing is Always Perfect

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Everyone’s timing to complete or achieve a task or goal varies from person to person. For Darnell Coles, hitting coach for the Milwaukee Brewers, God’s timing for him to share his testimony is perfect. “I truly believe the good Lord put me on this earth for a reason,” states Darnell, “and that is to uplift […]

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Pirates’ Sean Rodriguez Relies on God as his Solid Foundation

by Bruce Darnall
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The personal relationship Sean Rodriguez, utility infielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates, has with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, is his foundation for living his daily life. As Scripture speaks of building a house on sand or rock (Matthew 7:24-27) when the storms of life come, the house built on the rock withstands those storms. […]

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Brewers Outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis Keeps Things in Perspective

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There are times when we face trials and uncertainty in our day to day living. Kirk Nieuwenhuis, outfielder for the Milwaukee Brewers, experienced the kind of highs and lows last season that tested his faith and trust in the Lord Jesus Christ. Nieuwenhuis started the 2015 season on the New York Mets active roster. On […]

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Yankee Reliever Adam Warren Commits to Jesus at a Concert

by Bruce Darnall
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Life can be a roller coaster, at times, in the baseball world. Adam Warren, relief pitcher for the New York Yankees, was traded December, 2015, to the Chicago Cubs. Then recently, here in July ,2016, Warren was traded back to the Yankees, and that does not even count the number of times going up and […]

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Milwaukee Brewer Chase Anderson Finds Lessons to Live by in Grandmother’s Bible

by Bruce Darnall

Death of a parent is a life-changing experience. However, through our grief, we often have a closer encounter with our Lord Jesus Christ. Chase Anderson, a starting pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers, had one such spiritual experience. Chase grew up in Wichita Falls, Texas. His father went to the United Methodist Church growing up; and […]

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Yankee Manager Joe Girardi Thought of Quitting Baseball After His Mother’s Death

by Bruce Darnall

Joe Girardi, manager of the New York Yankees, wrote an essay in third grade about his dream to play baseball for the Chicago Cubs; but after the death of his mother, he almost quit baseball altogether. That is when Girardi took a leap of faith instead. Girardi grew up in a Catholic household in East […]

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