Matthew 11:29 says,

Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

If God’s burden is light, why does it seem so heavy and hard to bear at times? That’s a question one of our listeners asked recently in a letter, and she is graciously allowing us to share her note – we’ll do that a little later.

Cleveland Browns Chaplain Robert Brooks, his wife April, and their five children

Cleveland Browns Chaplain Robert Brooks, his wife April, and their five children

But first, we want to introduce you to Robert Brooks, the Chaplain for the Cleveland Browns football team. Robert’s passion for people and sports is the avenue that God has used to call him and his wife April to serve Him through the ministry of Athletes in Action; the sports ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ (CRU).  He and April have five children, all under the age of 14. (Full bio here.)

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