Matt Forte Announced His Retirement from the NFL Today
By: The Increase
February 28, 2018
New York Jets running back Matt Forte just announced his retirement on Sports Spectrum. Take a look back at Matt’s Increase story. Last year he shared his eternal commitment and purpose in Christ:
“I had an identity crisis coming into the NFL,” New York Jets running back Matt Forte admits. “I didn’t know who I was in Christ, which is the most important thing…to know your purpose.”
Matt played the game hard, broke many records on the field, but still left the stadium feeling empty. He was searching for more.
Opening his Bible, Matt found something more in the passage of Mark 8:36.
“What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul?”
As Matt looked back on his success in the NFL, this something else suddenly became more important.
Watch Matt tell his story of finding eternal purpose for his life:
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