Alice Cooper: “Instead of Serving Me I Began to Serve Christ” (Gospel Light Minute #228) He is a rock singer, songwriter, and actor whose entertainment career has spanned well over 50 years. Known as “the Godfather of Shock Rock,” his stage performances feature everything from guillotines to baby dolls. His band which developed in the 1960s released its first album in 1969 and went on to become an international... Continue Reading →


Adam Wainwright Found True Faith in Christ Outside of the Church (Gospel Light Minute #227) He is the starting pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals. He was selected in the first round during the 2000 draft by the Atlanta Braves. As a sharp player in the minor leagues, the Braves thought him to be one of their top pitching prospects. Although in 2003, they traded him to the Cardinals,... Continue Reading →

Hey, Mister “Preacher,” I Can Tell You Where God Is (Gospel Light Minute X #282) Meet Jesse Custer. A man who cuts all ties to his life of crime and returns to dusty Annville, Texas, to take over his father’s church. His goal is to “save this town.” Played by Dominic Cooper, he is the main character of AMC’s “Preacher”, the comic book-based show, also starring Ruth Negga and... Continue Reading →

NHL Player Mike Rupp: “I Gave My Life Over to the Lord” (Gospel Light Minute #226) He is a retired NHL ice hockey player. After being drafted in 1998, he played professionally for the New Jersey Devils, the Phoenix Coyotes, the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Pittsburgh Penguins, the New York Rangers and the Minnesota Wild from 2000 to 2014. In 2003, he scored the game winning goal and earned his... Continue Reading →

NFL Player Stefen Wisniewski: “Grace Is What God Offers Us for Eternity” (Gospel Light Minute #225) He is an NFL football player and plays guard and center position for the Philadelphia Eagles. After playing college football at Penn State, he was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in 2011 and also played for the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2015. In college, he became the first football student-athlete at the school to be... Continue Reading →

NFL Cornerback Scott Starks: “I Got Down on My Knees and Asked God to Be the Lord of My Life” (Gospel Light Minute #224) He is a former NFL cornerback for the Jacksonville Jaguars. He played college football at the University of Wisconsin–Madison where he was also a track star. He played for the Jaguars from 2005 to 2010 and recorded 71 tackles. He is currently director of marketing at Kinetic Home Health in Jacksonville. When he was... Continue Reading →

NBA Player and Olympic Gold-medalist Michael Redd: I Want People to Say, ‘He Loved God and Represented Christ Well’ (Gospel Light Minute #223) He is a retired professional basketball player. In 2000, he was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks and in 2002 set a then-NBA record after making eight three-point field goals in the fourth quarter. He was named to both the NBA All-Star and All-NBA Third Team in 2004. In 2011, he signed with the Phoenix... Continue Reading →

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