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Happy on the bench? | The CVM Blog – Christian Article

I was sitting watching the football on the TV during a very rare night off and as the camera panned round to the dugout, there sat members of the coaching staff, management, medical team and substitute players. The commentator singled out one of the players (whose name is irrelevant to this story), and said, “Surely he’s not happy just sitting on the bench”. This took me back to my football playing days…yes, I can remember back that far…when at the age…

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When My Life Suffered a Dream-Crushing Blow – Christian Article

By Chris Norton Editor’s Note: On October 16, 2010, Chris Norton suffered a crushing spinal injury playing college football. The injury was so severe, he needed to be airlifted by helicopter to Mayo Clinic. Taken from the new book The Seven Longest Yards written by Chris and his wife Emily, this post picks up the story mid-helicopter ride through his subsequent surgery and initial prognosis. I sought the Lord, and he answered me;he delivered me from all my fears. —…

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