“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast.”
“I play to glorify Him. I worship Him with the gifts I’ve been given. Through that, I just hope He can be glorified,” she said. “I try to keep that as my motivation when I step out on the field every day whether it’s practice or a game. It’s to work as hard as I can in thankfulness for what He’s given me and hopefully some of that can come back to Him.” She added.
Julie Beth Ertz
Faith revealed that her marriage is built on a strong foundation of the Word and leans on Jesus.
“When I laid my foundation in the right spot, my faith allowed me to perform better. I was able to see the big picture; I had a more positive thought process. My mind just switched.” Julie added.
“I feel like I’ve been given this platform as a professional athlete for a reason. It’s not just about fulfilling my childhood dreams, I can see the purpose—to make a difference in people’s lives and point them to the One who saved me: Christ, my Lord.”
Their goal isn’t just kicking a ball into a net; the goal is in heaven.