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On the Road to Forever
February 28, 2011 | 1,756 views | Post a comment

I tend to rejoice when the silent majority champions a spokesperson no matter where they might show up. A humbly excited 20-year-plus 1-day young man won the Daytona 5oo this year. Trevor Bayne, a total unknown to the NASCAR Cup winners circle, won in his second start at the top level of American auto racing.

In the winners circle, on live national and world-wide television, he immediately gave God the glory, then his sponsors and then his car owners and crew. I have to admit, not a very unusual thing toc happen, until I heard further interviews and more background stories about this young man. I have since discovered that his total lifestyle is truly rooted in a deep sincere devotion to his faith in God. In one interview Trevor was asked what he liked to do in his spare time. I can't quote him,
but Trevor let it be known he was a devoted person of faith and enjoyed have
Bible studies with some other young drivers, and he named a few, because it
helped keep them grounded in the truth while surrounded in fame.

On Feb. 23 AP Sports Writer, Chris Jenkins, wrote: "After Trevor Bayne
shocked the NASCAR world by winning the Daytona 500, his celebration was
decidedly PG-rated. He rode a skateboard and shot some hoops with his
buddies. In a quiet moment he wrote himself a note. According to Bayne's
father, Rocky, it said, "How do I stay grounded in my faith, when I am so
high on winning this race?"

Bayne's note might have been personal, but the religious sentiment it contained is something Bayne is driven to share. Since rocketing to the spotlight with his big 20-year-old Bayne has made it clear that he intends to use success in racing
as a platform to talk about his faith. Recently, Bayne sat down with his
father and business advisers to figure out his long term goals. While
winning was on the list, it wasn't at the top. "I told them that the goal
was not to be the best race car driver or the most marketable or most
popular", Bayne said. "It is none of those things. It is to build a platform
and let God use us on the platform that He is building - which might require
me to become the best race car driver or be the most marketable or most
popular or whatever it is. I just want to stand on the platform that He is
putting under me."

Post-race, Darrell Waltrip commented, he wanted to speak with Trevor about
the race during the parade lap before the green flag but had to wait for the
radio to open up. Trevor was leading his crew in prayer over the radio just
before the start. Darrell said, "Kid's; are you looking for a roll model?
Check this boy out. He's pretty cool."

[Romans 12: 1-2] "Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world,
but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to
test and approve what God's will is - His good, pleasing and perfect will."
I can't avoid the old clichť, "A breathe of fresh air", when I witness a
lifestyle like that of Trevor Bayne and other young top professionals who
are building a reputation on the will of God, being model Christians. Will
this race car driver have fun and suffer set-backs? You bet he will. Will he
ever amount to anything other than the winner of the Daytona 500? Who knows?
During an interview Trevor said, "Now that I look back over the past few
months of preparation I can see God already knew I won." We are all racing
down the road to forever looking for the prize at the end. When standing on
the platforms of accomplishment of life are we boasting of self or giving
the glory to God and his will?

You can read and share more articles of my columns at http://ontheroadtoforever.blogspot.com
 
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