Football

Football games inspire us in many ways, from the joy of watching our team win to the inspiration of players who live by values we admire.
Members of the 139th Airlift Wing, Missouri Air National Guard pose with Patrick Mahomes on 08/14/19
Stories of Faith

Super Bowl Champ Builds Tiny Houses for Homeless Veterans

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is a superstar on and off the field.

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Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr
Stories of Hope

Bart Starr: The First Super Bowl MVP on the Importance of Confidence

In this story from January 1968, former Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr recalls how the legendary coach Vince Lombardi instilled confidence in Starr and his teammates.

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Author and motivational speaker Trent Shelton
Motivational Stories

Trent Shelton: How Failure Inspired Him to Find a New Purpose

When he didn't achieve his NFL dreams, he had to forge a new path to success and contentment—helping others in the process.

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Antoinette “Toni” Harris Wants to Be the First Female Player In The NFL
Sports

Antoinette “Toni” Harris Wants to Be the First Female Player In The NFL

The 22-year-old defensive back just made history as the first female player to receive a full football scholarship, and that's just the beginning. 

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Rashad carries the ball during a game against the Cleveland Browns in 2016.
Family Problems

How Former NFL Player Rashad Jennings Connected With His Dad

Longing for his father’s approval, the running back first had to understand his father’s dreams.

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ESPN broadcaster Maria Taylor
Stories of Faith

How Sports Broadcaster Maria Taylor's Faith Helps Her Stay Grounded

The groundbreaking sportscaster has seen ups and downs in her life and career, but her relationship with God helps keep her feet on the ground.

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Coach Keith Johnson gives his undivided attention to his young players.
People Helping People

A Football Coach Guides His Players to the Right Path

A football coach reaches out to at-risk youth and teaches them that winning isn't the priority, God is.

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Travis Rudolph lunches with his new friend, Bo Paske
Sports

Football Player Travis Rudolph's Gesture of Kindness Is Going Viral

The Florida State player made an autistic student's day when he joined the boy for lunch in a middle-school cafeteria.

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Ben and Karyn with their daughters, Katriel, Haven, Amy Joan and Elleora
Music

Ben Utecht on 'You Will Always Be My Girls'

Watch former NFL player Ben Utecht, who lives with memory loss from concussions, explain the inspiration behind his song and viral video. Read more about Ben in his Guideposts magazine cover story and in his new book, "Counting the Days While My Mind Slips Away."

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Ben and Karyn with their daughters, Katriel, Haven, Amy Joan and Elleora
Coping With Illness

Former NFL Star Ben Utecht on Dealing with Memory Loss

Football and family were the focus of Ben Utecht's life, but now the injuries he suffered while playing the game he loved threaten to take him away from the people he cares for most.

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