Thursday, April 16, 2009

Leroy Butler speaks to Christian Faith Fellowship Church Men’s Christian Fraternity

Upper Photo: Leroy Bulter, former Green Bay Packer strong safety, signs autographs for young people at Perkins Restaurant.

LeRoy ("L'ROY") Butler, III, 41, a former American football strong safety who played his entire career with the Green Bay Packers (1990-2001).
Recently at Perkins Restaurant he told fathers how he spent his childhood in Jacksonville, Florida, challenged by physical problems that forced him to wear leg braces and use a wheelchair at times while undergoing therapy.
Bulter, who attends Christian Faith Fellowship Church shared many of his struggles and life experiences with the church’s Men’s Christian Fraternity.
Butler who had a long career in Greenbay, was selected by the Packers in the second round of the 1990 NFL draft. He played in 181 games, earned a Super Bowl ring, for Super Bowl XXXI, following the 1996 season, was selected as an All-Pro five times and was selected to the Pro Bowl four times (1993, 1996, 1997, and 1998). He was named to the 1990s NFL All Decade Team, by the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and was later inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, in 2007.
CFFC holds services at Gilmore Middle School, on Sunday at 10:00 am and Wednesday at 6:30. For additional information about the church call 631-0196. Rev. Willie Scott is pastor CFFC-Racine.

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