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The Forty Year Plan: Buddy Anderson Reflects on the Past But Looks Toward the Future

Buddy Anderson still remembers the night his life’s path became clear to him.

It was Jan. 12, 1968, and he was sitting in his father’s old pickup that he had driven to play in a high school basketball game.

“It wasn’t completely overcast, but there were clouds,” he recalls, as if the date nearly 50 years ago were yesterday. “I had been struggling with something in my life. It was a moonlit night, but you could see clouds rolling above. And at that point, I felt God talking to me in my spirit and in my heart. He wanted me to be a Christian coach.” Continue reading

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