The Philadelphia Eagles landed All-Pro cornerback Asante Samuel at the start of Free Agency. The former Patriot was signed to a 6 year, $57 million dollar contract (with $20 million dollars in guarantees) . Very exciting times in Eagle territory.
In the midst of glee, one sobering thought: Samuel gets $20 mil without even playing a down. Man, I wish they had contract guarantees like this in youth ministry. Instead the guarantees look like this: “Low pay, long hours, under appreciation, All-Nighters, church politics, and rewards in Heaven.” And to think, I do it for the All-Nighters!