Abstinence is possible…

…even for professional athletes. You’ve probably heard A.C. Green’s story, a former professional basketball player who played for the Lakers during the Showtime days.

But, there is a contemporary example who hails from the NFL. Shaun Alexander has spoken out on behalf of abstinence, and I’m glad he has. It is simply amazing that these two men have held onto their commitments so strongly in the face of temptation that most of us couldn’t comes close to relating to.

I thought this might be of help as a sermon/lesson illustration for some of you, especially if you have football fans in the audience.

Link here.

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