Joe Jackson to speak at Living WatersJoe Jackson, a former Minnesota Viking, will speak at Living Waters Church in Alexandria on Sunday, October 4 at 5 p.m.
Joe Jackson, a former Minnesota Viking, will speak at Living Waters Church in Alexandria on Sunday, October 4 at 5 p.m.
Jackson grew up a Christian in Cincinatti, Ohio. During his youth he struggled with a lack of self-confidence and low self-esteem. Poor choices and peer pressure led him to juvenile detention with reform school on the horizon. Jackson began to see his dream to play in the National Football League slip away. He needed a change – God.
Jackson gave his heart to Jesus during his freshman year at New Mexico State University. Through the ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ, The Navigators and The Fellowship of Christian Athletes, his life was changed.
He played with the Minnesota Vikings famed Purple People Eaters – Carl Eller, Alan Page and Jim Marshall.
Today, Jackson travels the world as an evangelist. He is pro director of Athletes International Ministries, an outreach to professional athletes and coaches. He also serves as church evangelist at Phoenix First Assembly of God Church.
Living Waters is located at 1310 North Nokomis Northeast. For information, call (320) 763-5224.