Last night, Saints quarterback Drew Brees became the NFL’s all-time passing yardage leader, surpassing Peyton Manning for the record.

After breaking the record, in a touching moment, Brees ran to the sidelines and embraced his wife and young children. Following the game, Brees was asked about what he told them: “It’s probably what I tell them every night before they go to bed, which is , you can accomplish anything in life if you’re willing to work for it. Nothing is given. Everything is earned. God has equipped us for great works. I tell them that every night.”

 

Brees has been vocal about this Christian faith, encouraging other believers to make sure their actions match their words, describing how living out his faith changed his life: