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"When we pray these words, we are acknowledging that He is in control of us, and we are not in control of each other. It is offering our own will in exchange for God’s will."

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Eagles QB Nick Foles Talks Quitting the NFL, Becoming a Pastor, & How Prayer Kept Him on Track

“In that moment, I decided to go back into the game of football, and it was the greatest decision I ever made.”

After waiting since 1960 for a championship, not a single diehard Eagles fan could disagree.

But while that may have been the greatest decision Foles has made to this point, it certainly doesn’t define his big-picture plans for the future.

“I want to be a pastor in a high school,” he said on Thursday. “It’s on my heart. I took a leap of faith last year and signed up to take classes at seminary. I wanted to continue to learn and challenge my faith. It’s a challenge because you are writing papers that are biblically correct. You want to impact people’s hearts.”

As part of an NFL team that’s as deeply ingrained in the Christian faith as they are football, this dream comes as no surprise. Stefen Wisniewski, left guard for the Eagles, plans to be a pastor as well once his career ends.

“Guys like Nick and Wis can spit out scripture all day and it’s awesome to take in that knowledge,” commented teammate Kamu Grugier-Hill.

Foles has a passion for using his life experiences (both good and bad) to encourage students through the Word of God.

“When I speak to [students], that’s such a time of young men and young women’s lives that there’s a lot of things that are thrown at them,” said Foles. “So much temptation in this world, so much going on with social media and the internet that you want to talk to them and address it and share all the weaknesses I have because I’ve fallen many times.”

“It’s something I want to do; I can’t play football forever,” he added. “I’ve been blessed with an amazing platform and it’s just a door God has opened, but I still have a lot of school left and a long journey.”

Amidst a nation that worships at the altar of football and Super Bowl rings, all the praise to this quarterback-turned-preacher for using his platform to make the name of Jesus famous.

The Philadelphia Eagles: A Band of Bible-Believing Brothers Whose Faith is Inspiring Millions

Kelsey Straeter
Kelsey Straeter
Kelsey is an editor at Outreach. She’s passionate about fear fighting, freedom writing, and the pursuit of excellence in the name of crucifying perfectionism. Glitter is her favorite color, 2nd only to pink, and 3rd only to pink glitter.

The Simple Marriage Prayer That Will Put Your Focus On God

"When we pray these words, we are acknowledging that He is in control of us, and we are not in control of each other. It is offering our own will in exchange for God’s will."

Dear ‘Good Parents’: This Is How You Miss the Signs of Sexual Abuse in Your Child

How do good parents miss child sexual abuse? It is simple.

Twins Found Floating Face Down in Backyard Pool. 6-Yr-Old Who Can’t Swim Dives in After Them in Bold Rescue.

“They were completely gone, there was no life left in them. They were blue. They were limp. There was no heartbeat. There was nothing."