Mike Singletary One-on-One: The Determination That Inspired Him to Give God His Very Best

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Football fans will remember the penetrating gaze of the eyes beneath the helmet of the Chicago Bears #55 throughout the 1980s and into the 1990s. NFL legend Mike Singletary's skills and determination as a linebacker were second to none. Now readers can meet the man of faith behind those amazing tackles. Together with best-selling author Jay Carty, Mike Singletary lets you in behind the scenes of a career in which the term "Christian football player" seems like an oxymoron. Prepare yourself to learn life lessons ...

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Overview

Football fans will remember the penetrating gaze of the eyes beneath the helmet of the Chicago Bears #55 throughout the 1980s and into the 1990s. NFL legend Mike Singletary's skills and determination as a linebacker were second to none. Now readers can meet the man of faith behind those amazing tackles. Together with best-selling author Jay Carty, Mike Singletary lets you in behind the scenes of a career in which the term "Christian football player" seems like an oxymoron. Prepare yourself to learn life lessons from an athlete and man who in the midst of a competitive contact sport gave his all to the glory of God. In these 60 heartfelt devotions, Mike and Jay will inspire and challenge you to draw nearer to God while giving your all, no matter where your "playing field" is.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780830737024
  • Publisher: Gospel Light Publications
  • Publication date: 8/28/2005
  • Series: One-on-One Adventure Gamebook Series
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

MIKE SINGLETARY is a college and NFL Hall of Fame member and a former All-Pro defensive captain of the Chicago Bears, from which he retired in 1992. Today he is a motivational speaker and corporate consultant, assistant head coach / linebackers for the San Francisco 49ers and devoted family man. His previous books include Singletary on Singletary, Calling the Shots and Daddy's Home at Last. Mike lives in Northern California with his wife, Kim, and seven children.

JAY CARTY has played for the Los Angeles Lakers, coached basketball at his alma mater, Oregon State, and been a part of John Wooden's UCLA coaching staff. After hanging up his basketball shoes, Carty entered ministry. He has been a traveling preacher and the author of many books, including Playing with Fire, and the coauthor of Coach Wooden One-on-One and Darrell Waltrip One-on-One. Jay and his wife, Mary, live in California.

 

 

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 12
Introduction 13
Special Introduction 16
Day 1 A Mother's Prayers
Day 2 Passion to Play
Day 3 New Shoes
Day 4 A Lighter Load
Day 5 The Right Time to Pray
Day 6 Knock, Knock
Day 7 Out of the Box
Day 8 The Extra Mile
Day 9 A Tight Rope
Day 10 Spies
Day 11 The Cutback
Day 12 Little Brother
Day 13 Blind to Compassion
Day 14 The Funniest Thing
Day 15 In the Fog
Day 16 Friends and Quarterbacks
Day 17 Shufflin' on Down
Day 18 The Cost of Compromise
Day 19 Two Kinds of Character
Day 20 The Fridge
Day 21 Buckle Up
Day 22 Glorious
Day 23 The Perfect Play
Day 24 Simon Says
Day 25 Samurai
Day 26 Destiny
Day 27 Wired
Day 28 High and Lonely
Day 29 The Art of Fumbles
Day 30 Cracking Helmets
Day 31 Cheap Shots
Day 32 Hit Like a Christian
Day 33 A Melting Pot
Day 34 Greater Is He
Day 35 Wounded Knee
Day 36 Wounded Ego
Day 37 Midnight
Day 38 Lights On
Day 39 A Miraculous Moment
Day 40 Called to Coach
Day 41 God's Moves
Day 42 God's Got My Back
Day 43 The Best Test
Day 44 A Messenger
Day 45 Hard to the Core
Day 46 Joy to the World
Day 47 Surprise
Day 48 Father and Son
Day 49 Goodbye, Mom
Day 50 A Real Man
Day 51 Back in the Game
Day 52 Eye to Eye
Day 53 The Team
Day 54 Little Gun, Big Run
Day 55 A Winning Strategy
Day 56 The Machine
Day 57 Chatter
Day 58 Rugged Cross
Day 59 God's Best
Day 60 Osmosis
A Final Thought: Balance 150
For the Record: Mike Singletary's Career Highlights 153
Endnotes 155
Glossary 163
About Jay Carty 168
Contact Information 171
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