Articles by Wally Buono
By Peter Stockland with Wally Buono
July 31, 2017
Wally Buono defines success in the Canadian Football League. He is the winningest head coach in league history. He has won five Grey Cups as a coach, two more as a player. But the current head coach, general manager and vice-president of football operations for the B.C. Lions is also a devout Christian who says true success is God changing your heart.
I wasn't a church goer at that time, and then through certain things that occurred I started to look at the relationship with Christ slightly different and I started to see it as a more personal relationship C: The heart of the Christian faith is the recognition that human beings are capable of nailing God to a tree C: Off the field, outside of the stadium, navigating ordinary life, do you find the world we live in is amenable to being a person of faith? Or do you find yourself constantly coming up against this, that, or the other aspect of real life, whether in political or social situations, where you have to bite your tongue about your faith? If so, how do you manage that? WB: In a world of confusion, each one of us can only be right with God personally C: How would you respond if a player did come to you and want to speak to you about matters of faith, want to get direction, counselling, a sense of what comes next in coming to the faith? I'm sure you must have sought that out when you were a young man as well? Until you become right with God, and I think the Bible is clear on what makes us right with God, life is going to be confusing