Religion often makes an appearance in elite sports. But does it do any good? John Dickson speaks to Green Bay Packers star Mason Crosby, team chaplain Troy Murphy and long-time Packers trainer Pepper Burruss, to discover the surprising place of faith on the field.
I like to say God really doesn’t care who wins or loses… God tends to care what you’re doing with the talents that you’ve been given -- Pepper Burruss
Links related to this episode:
- Become a Green Bay Packers fan, just like John!
- Pepper Burruss retired this year after 42 years in the NFL. Read about his career here.
- During his time with Centre for Public Christianity, John interviewed Troy Murphy about his chaplaincy of the Packers. Watch that interview here.
- Find out more about Vincent Lombardi's legacy at the Green Bay Packers, and the imprint of faith he left on the team.
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Every week on Undeceptions we’ll explore some aspect of life, faith, history, culture, or ethics that is either much misunderstood or mostly forgotten. With the help of people who know what they’re talking about, we’ll be trying to ‘undeceive ourselves’ and let the truth ‘out’.