Just as athletes retire or their careers end, I’ll never write another column for The Collegian. Ever. As my college career comes to a close, I look back and remember some of my favorite athletic experiences: organized sports with my twin brother, Chris.
As Christians, we can see the danger of putting athletes on pedestals because we understand man’s sinful condition. Instead of making athletes into role models based on the success of their careers or their popularity, we should appreciate athletes who lead upstanding lives — especially Christian athletes with an unashamed testimony for Christ.
On a sun-soaked Alumni Stadium field, the Bruin women kicked off BJU’s return to intercollegiate athletics Friday evening against Truett-McConnell College. Although succumbing to a 2-0 defeat, the Bruins displayed great fight and resolve throughout the contest.