Roping Religion: Finding comfort in hard times
Last updated 11/13/2020 at 8:59am
Many of the ideas and scriptures for this article are from the devotional "God Wants You To Win!" by world champion calf roper Jeff Copenhaver.
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 "Rejoice always, 17pray continually, 18give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus."
Jeff often preaches at Cowboy Church. He once told the story of Herbert Theriot, the 1994 World Champion Calf Roper. In the early '90s, Herbert was trying to qualify for the NFR and his flight to a large competition was canceled. Shortly after that his horse died. Herbert kept asking God, "Why?" God spok...