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.
A baby in Green Bay Packers merchandise and a cheesehead hat.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Double Birthday

She honored her late father by donating football gear to a baby born on his birthday.

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Troy Vincent Sr. works to end the cycle of domestic violence. Photo: Todd Plitt
Stories of Hope

Faith Inspired Him to Break the Cycle of Domestic Abuse

Former NFL player Troy Vincent, who grew up in a violent home, now devotes himself to confronting this all-too-prevalent issue.

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Gale Sayers (left) and Brian Piccolo
Friends

Guideposts Classics: Gale Sayers on the Power of Courage

In this story from October 1971, author and NFL legend Gale Sayers pays tribute to the courage and indomitable spirit of his dear friend and teammate, Brian Piccolo.

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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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