Empowered Manhood

Where to Find the Strength to "Do It Afraid," with Steelers' Chaplain, Kent Chevalier

December 15, 2021 Mike Hatch Season 1 Episode 15
Empowered Manhood
Where to Find the Strength to "Do It Afraid," with Steelers' Chaplain, Kent Chevalier
Show Notes

If you're struggling to find motivation to answer God's call on your life, you are in for some encouragement from today's interview with Kent Chevalier, Chaplain of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

In his usual, passionate communication style, Kent shares the inspiring story of how God called he and his wife to be missionaries. He also reveals amazing, biblical insight into where men find the strength to "do it afraid." You'll be moved by Kent's vulnerability and reminded of God's faithfulness.

After serving for 22 years as a pastor in the local church, Pastor Kent (PK) stepped out in 2019 to become the Chaplain of the Pittsburgh Steelers through the ministry of Athletes in Action. He is a Pittsburgh native, a graduate of Geneva College and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Kent also partners with Lionshare as a national speaker and Vice President of their board. He loves serving and encouraging individuals, businesses and ministries with Erica as a part of this new ministry adventure, Team Chevalier. He values most being a husband to Erica and a dad to their three daughters.


  • 00:3:17 -  Kent's Background.
  • 00:5:40 - What does an NFL Chaplain do?
  • 00:8:40 - The Chevalier's call to be missionaries.
  • 00:15:04 - Where God initiates He permeates.
  • 00:16:12 - Kent's introduction to Mike Tomlin.
  • 00:17:24 - Waiting on God - Questioning your identity.
  • 00:21:21 - How God finally spoke to Kent.
  • 00:23:22 - Discovering where your identity lies through adversity.
  • 00:25:53 - The significance of fasting in determining God's will.
  • 00:29:24 - God's provision to "do it afraid."
  • 00:41:15 - God's call to Gideon to "do it afraid."
  • 00:44:39 - God's strength made perfect through our weakness.
  • 00:47:48 - God shows up & shows off.
  • 00:50:49 - What's the difference between being a pastor and a chaplain?
  • 00:54:52 - What has changed in you since becoming the Steelers' chaplain?
  • 01:03:18 - How can we pray for the Steelers'?