CALLING FOR CHRIST & CHRISTIAN UMPIRES

MLB Umpire Ted Barrett, MLB Umpire, talks faith and strikeouts in the next episode “Answering the Call.”  Listen to the genesis of Calling for Christ which is a ministry of umpires trying to reach, teach, and disciple professional umpires for Jesus. Ted is ordained as a minister in March 2007…co-founder of Calling For Christ (callingforchrist.com), a professional umpire ministry, along with Rob Drake…received a master’s degree in Biblical Studies at Trinity University and so much more… plans to make a trip to Israel one day…does work on behalf of the charitable organization Umps Care (www.umpscare.com) throughout the year…hobbies include coaching youth sports, participating in church activities, boxing, weight lifting and riding Harley-Davidson motorcycles…after years of work, Ted and his father built a custom motorcycle designed in honor of his late brother Jerry. Also, Rob and the cast discuss what it means to answering God’s call.

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Listen Now to Episode 74: "Answering the Call"

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ABOUT TED...


Reverend Doctor Ted Barrett...born in July 1965 in Washington state and grew up in North Tonawanda, NY...resides in Arizona...married Tina Marie...has three children: Andrew James, Amanda Marie and Adam Thomas...Andrew, who is currently a Minor League Baseball umpire, served in the Air Force while Adam is now in the U.S. Army...recently completed his doctorate in theology...was the captain of the football team at Cal State Hayward, from which he graduated with a degree in Kinesiology in 1988...was the recipient of the 2015 Distinguished Alumnus Award from his alma mater, which is now known as Cal State East Bay...also attended Foothill Junior College, where he played football and basketball...1983 graduate of Los Altos High School where he was a three-sport athlete...competed as an amateur boxer...played semi-pro baseball in the San Jose area...ordained as a minister in March 2007...co-founder of Calling For Christ (callingforchrist.com), a professional umpire ministry, along with Rob Drake...received a master's degree in Biblical Studies at Trinity University...plans to make a trip to Israel one day...does work on behalf of the charitable organization Umps Care (www.umpscare.com) throughout the year...hobbies include coaching youth sports, participating in church activities, boxing, weight lifting and riding Harley-Davidson motorcycles...after years of work, Ted and his father built a custom motorcycle designed in honor of his late brother Jerry.  Learn more about Calling for Christ.


 

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