|The 49ers Chaplain Went from San Quentin to the Super Bowl|
In a winning season, Earl Smith also saw the team grow in faith.
This year’s Super Bowl–bound San Francisco 49ers remind Earl Smith of the family-like unity the Golden State Warriors had when they won the NBA Finals in 2015.
And Smith would know. He serves as the chaplain for both teams.
From society’s perspective, Smith has ministered to the greatest and the least. His work as a chaplain started in California’s San Quentin State Prison, where he witnessed 12 executions and played chess with prisoners including Charles Manson. More recently, ...
Friday, January 31, 2020
49ers Chaplain Went from San Quentin to the Super Bowl