Star Athlete

No one is more idolized in modern society than star athletes. They are held up high on a pedestal and enjoy the most and best of what life has to offer, though many come from humble backgrounds. The temptation is to swallowed up by the fame, the money and everything professional sports has to offer. There is something more satisfying, more important than all of that. Here is the testimony of superstar Albert Pujols.



The world thinks that star athletes have it all, but they are human, they have their own struggles. They have their own nightmares and demons. R.A. Dickey is the only knuckleballer to win a Cy Young Award. He also has quite a story – one that has been touched by God.



Sometimes it does not take any tragic or low circumstance to bring someone to the realization that he needs God. Jordan Burroughs is an Olympic Athlete, arguably the greatest wrestler in the world (2012-2015) Sometimes, a person who gets to the top of the mountain only to realize that the top of the mountain is lonely and empty without God. This is his story.



Scott Hamilton, another Olympic gold medalist, has known the heights of acclaim and success and the lows of ill health and difficulty.



WWE star, Shawn Michaels, talks about his career and how Jesus saved him from himself.



Baseball was Frank Pastore’s god. Baseball defined him, and he becamse the youngest player in the national league when he made is first appearance in relief of his idol, Tom Seaver, at the age of 21. He was trying to rich and famous, but things changed when his dreams were shattered.


 


Shawn Johnson was a gold medal winner, but she fell short of her expectations and dreams. She should have been on top of the world, but felt crushed for getting three silver medals and one gold, instead of four gold medals that she was expected to receive.  In later years, people criticized her performance, her weight and other things. She was exhausted and drained. She tried to comeback for another try at Olympic gold. She was losing hair. not able to sleep; she was depressed. And then, her life changed.



Mike Fisher wanted to be a professional hockey player. He left home at 17 and made it to the NHL at age 19. Hockey was all he wanted, and he arrived, but not everything was great. He was drinking and making bad decisions, and he knew that something wasn’t right. He was running from God until one day he read Jesus’ words, “What does it profit a man to gain the whole world and lose his soul?” And that is when he made a decision to stop running.


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