Born Again Christian Darryl Strawberry Delivers Inspirational Speech at Springfield Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies

SPRINGFIELD, IL — Former MLB All-Star and pastor, Darryl Strawberry, was the guest speaker at the 2014 Springfield Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremonies 24th annual banquet. The event was held on March 24 at the Crowne Plaza located at 3000 South Dirksen Pkwy in Springfield, Ill. Strawberry, who has struggled with addiction, said that its his current work with the Strawberry Ministries that has given him the most satisfaction.

Photo shows former MLB All-Star and born-again Christian, Darryl Strawberry, speaking in 2009 about how Jesus changed his life. Today Strawberry is a pastor and founder of Strawberry Ministries.

“I feel like we were all meant to walk in purpose, not in careers, but in purpose and find a true meaning of living and a grace and understanding of all things. I’ve been able to find it,” Strawberry said. “For the past 11 years, I’ve been very busy in building and helping people. That’s what it’s really all about.”

Watch Darryl Strawberry speaking in 2013 about how Jesus has changed his life.

During his 17-year career, Strawberry helped lead the New York Mets to a World Series championship in 1986 and the New York Yankees to three World Series championships in 1996, 1998 and 1999. Today Strawberry is a pastor and the founder of Strawberry Ministries, which now has several recovery centers and programs around the country to help others struggling with addiction. If you would like to book Darryl Strawberry for a speaking engagement or appearance, contact Darryl Strawberry’s booking agent at Christian Speakers 360.

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