#142: What I Learned about Perseverance and Trust from Case Keenum


How many of us struggle with trust? I know I do. Sometimes you just have to persevere. But it can still be hard to believe what you cannot see. Trust is something I have to work on daily. I am always up for a conversation that is going to inspire me to trust and persevere even when I don’t know the outcome. That is why I was excited to have this discussion with NFL quarterback Case Keenum.

On today’s show, we will hear from Case about what it means to trust and how important it is to know who to put our trust in. We will be discussing it all, including his new book – Playing for More: Trust Beyond What You Can See.

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Discussion Recap

“Playing football is my passion, but it’s not who I am. I’m playing for my King. I’m playing for more.” – Case Keenum

Throughout his story, Case will explain how being a Christian helped him navigate the windy path to success. No matter what obstacle has been placed in front of him, Case believes God has a plan for him. That’s why he plays football and that’s why he’s writing this book: To glorify God and to help others who face adversity in their everyday life.

“Am I a football player who happens to be a Christian?” Case writes, “No, I’m a Christian who happens to be a football player. That’s my calling. That’s my defining characteristic. Once I realized that everything else fell into place. I became a better football player and, more importantly, a better person.”

Episode Resources

Book Website: Playingformore.com 

Follow Case on Twitter: @casekeenum7
Follow Case on Instagram—@casekeenum7

About Case Keenum

NFL quarterback Case Keenum shares stories from every stage of his life, starting out as a ball boy for his father’s college team in West Texas, going on to win a state title in high school, and rewriting the NCAA record book at the University of Houston and what makes him part of NFL history.

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