Detroit Lions’ Don Carey Talks Balancing Seminary, Leading Ministry Ahead of Playoffs

Making it to the big leagues is the dream of countless athletes, but for playoffs-bound Don Carey, being an NFL player does not fulfill his purpose. Carey, a safety for the Detroit Lions, manages to also find the time to pursue a masters degree at Moody Theological Seminary in Michigan while also being a family man to his new wife and soon-to-be newborn son. The Christian athlete joked that cutting out television has helped him balance his life as a professional athlete, student, ministry leader and husband. However, he credits his wife and the ability to prioritize for helping him pursue his calling to uplift the kingdom of God.

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