Christian Devotions Speak Up! is an outreach of Christian Devotions Ministry. Each week host, Scott McCausey, interviews Christian leaders, sports figures, authors, pastors, agents, missionaries and media personalities who are making a difference in the kingdom of God. Scott keeps Christian Devotions Speak Up! on top of and in touch with current issues that Christians face daily, making the show not only enjoyable but informative. It is a blog talk radio show that airs every Tuesday night at 6p.m.

Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves; ensure justice for those being crushed. Proverbs 31:8

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Tonight's Show ~ Samkon Gado

Christian Devotions SPEAK UP!
March 1, 2016
Former NFL Running Back
Samkon Gado

6:00 p.m. EST
Join us this week on Christian Devotions SPEAK UP! as Scott discusses overcoming trials with former NFL running back Samkon Gado.

Samkon Gado was born in Kufai, Taraba State, Nigeria. He moved to the United States with his family when he was nine years old. Samkon overcame many obstacles in his life—family turmoil, school bullying, and injuries—before football became the outlet in which he excelled.

The “Nigerian Nightmare” set high school records for rushing yards, prompting scholarship offers to attend Liberty College. He found his place on the team, amassing touchdowns which caught the eye of NFL scouts. Gado signed with the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent in 2005. Hampered by injuries and a full roster of players at his position, he was cut and quickly picked up by the Green Bay Packers. Samkon made the most of this opportunity and posted impressive statistics in his rookie campaign. But once again, the injury bug struck and he spent the next five years bouncing from team to team before retiring after the 2010 season.

Samkon went back to school at the Medical University of South Carolina where he works toward becoming an ENT (ear/nose/throat) specialist.

2016 Schedule

March 8 – Natasha Owens, Christian Musician

March 15 – Tammy Blackburn, Author

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