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Kevin Washington is developing athletes to know and love God. As the Director of Player Development for the football program at the University of Texas at Austin, he's helping others understand the intersection of where faith and fitness collide. In this episode, gain a healthier understanding of what it means to care for your body while also caring for your soul.
Kevin Washington's background
Kevin Washington has been involved with sports all his life. He played football at the University of Notre Dame and graduated with degrees in Sociology and Film & Television. After graduation, he continued his playing career at Abilene Christian University while earning a Masters degree in Communications. He then began working as a chaplain through the Fellowship of Christian Athletes organization. He and his wife, Jordan, have served as chaplains at the University of Houston, during which he finished a Masters degree in Biblical Counseling from Master’s University. Kevin and Jordan have been married five years and currently reside in Austin, Texas where Kevin now serves as the director of player development for the football team at the University of Texas. They attend High Pointe Baptist Church.
Links to things mentioned in the episode
- 7:59 - Doing Sports God's Way and Doing Sports God's Way II from FCA
- 8:05 - Here's a list of sample content from Robbie Trent
- 13:39 - 1 Corinthians 10:31
- 13:44 - Colossians 3:23
- 18:59 - This interview on How I Built This with Zumba's founders will blow your mind.
- 20:33 - Yup, most people don't have access to this.
- 21:56 - 1 Timothy 4:7-8
- 23:29 - Romans 6:15-23
- 24:33 - Juan Sanchez
- 24:35 - Voddie Baucham
- 24:36 - John Piper
- 24:37 - John Macarthur
- 24:41 - Art Azurdia
- 25:08 - Kevin's Weight Room Worship playlist on Spotify
- 31:08 - What's Best Next by Matt Perman
Connect with Kevin
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