Football player brings Guatemala mindset back to UWA

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Griffin Ricketson said that when Chris Mills came to First Baptist Church, Livingston, and did a presentation on summer missions opportunities, Ricketson didn’t know what he was doing for the summer yet.

And then Mills, Alabama’s student missions strategist, mentioned the Guatemala trip.

“It’s like God smacked me in the face with it,” said Ricketson, a student and football player at the University of West Alabama. “It sounded like me. I knew God was calling me to it.” (continued…)

Read the full story from The Alabama Baptist newspaper – http://www.thealabamabaptist.org/football-player-brings-guatemala-mindset-back-to-uwa/

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