A couple of years ago I was at Martinsville during the driver meeting, and after that was over Raceway Ministries hosted a chapel service as they do before every NASCAR event.
Longtime driver Morgan Shepherd introduced the speaker for the chapel service, and afterwards, I caught up with him and asked him a few questions.
RRO: I really respect what you do driving your Nationwide car with “JESUS” on the hood, that’s a great testimony. How are you able to share your story and relationship with Jesus with driver and others surrounding the sport?
Shepherd: “We just listened to Steve Post here talk about things he’s gone through in his life. And that’s kinda what happened to me when I was 33 years old. I had a problem with drinking, not just once a month or sometimes every week, it had no set barrier, but when I’d drink I’d party and I was pretty much a waste. You know, if Jesus is not in your heart, you kind of limit what you can do for yourself. And in racing, I’ve been racing since I w...