Do You Remember When??????

Do you remember in April of 2008 when Jen and Trish planned "Nick Nischan Day?"4-5-2008 6-57-37 AM_0047_resize

Several hundred people joined us at church for a special night of worship, Nick received a key to the city from our mayor,  4-5-2008 7-15-49 AM_0070_resize

And NFL Player, Mike Furrey, flew from Detroit to Lexington and then rented a car so that he could drive another hour and a half to surprise Nick at the event???4-5-2008 8-45-38 AM_0073_resize Nick loved Mike Furrey, and Mike Furrey loved Nick.  They shared a passion for football but most of all they shared the same favorite Scripture verse, Joshua 1:9.

Mike shared with the crowd that Nick was his hero and that Nick had changed his life.....

transforming him from a football player that happened to be a Christian into a Christian who happened to play football.4-5-2008 8-19-32 AM_0075_resizeWell, our small town of Grayson and our small college where my husband teaches have had quite an exciting week!!  december 026

Mike Furrey, who was injured this summer while training with the Washington Redskins, has been named the Head Football Coach at Kentucky Christian University!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

We are happy beyond words!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I just had to share this news.

The press conference is today.  I will take lots of pictures!!!

I just love how God never stops working!

Oh, how I'd love to see the grin on Nick's face!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Blogger Beckypdj said...

That is so cool :)

Blogger natalie said...


I just got goosebumps reading your blog post today! Isn't our God amazing!!!

Have a good weekend,


Blogger Trish said...

This is so exciting! He made that evening so special for Nick, and it shows just how genuine he is. Nick would be absolutely thrilled that he's here!

Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is awesome news!!!!!! Love you!

Blogger Molli said...

That is amazing and great news for KCU too! It is SO COOL to see how God's plan comes together!

Blogger Cheri said...

OMG!!! God is so awesome!

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Seeing the smile on Nick's face in these pics made me smile remembering how much that visit from Mike met to him, and oh how much bigger that smile would be if was at the press conference!! :) Love you! Carla

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