The Dallas Cowboys are currently 6-6 and fighting for the playoff lives as they prepare for a battle against the New York Giants on Sunday.
On Tuesday December 5, linebacker Anthony Hitchens made a decision to do something bigger than any play he’ll ever make on the field, or any game he’ll ever win; he publicly expressed his faith in Christ by being baptized.
It was an honor to baptize 3 Dallas Cowboys who identify themselves as Christ followers first! #IdentityInChrist #CowboyNation
Posted by Jonathan Evans on Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Cowboys team chaplain Jonathan Evans shared the video on his Facebook page and Hitchens confirmed it on his twitter page.
Got baptized this morning 🙌🏾
— Anthony Hitchens (@AnthonyHitchens) December 5, 2017
Hitchens, a fourth-round selection in the 2014 NFL Draft, is third on the team in tackles in 2017 with 58, including a season-high 15 tackles in the Cowboys 38-14 win over the Redskins last week.
He was injured in preseason and missed the team’s first 4 games before making his debut against Green Bay on October 8.
Two other Dallas Cowboys participated in the baptism on Tuesday including defensive back Kavon Frazier and linebacker Justin March-Lillard.
Join us in rejoicing with these players on their public declaration of faith in Christ.
“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.” – 2 Corinthians 5:17