Former College of Alabama pitcher Spencer Turnbull and trend blogger Ashley TerKeurst have publicly declared their love for each other after Turnbull pitched a no-hitter for the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday evening.
That will shock lots of people in Alabama.
In 2016, Ashley married David Hodges, former faculty pastor at Alabama’s largest church, The Church of the Highlands, and one in every of 5 youngsters of founding Pastor Chris Hodges. Ashley moved to Birmingham.
David, Hodges’ center son, labored as youth minister at Hillsong Church in Los Angeles in 2017, however the couple later moved to Charlotte in 2019 and David began working as a private coach. David and Ashley have a son, Ryser, born in 2018.
AL.com has reached out to the Hodges and TerKeurst households for clarification on the present marital standing of David and Ashley, who appear to be separated. Lysa TerKeurst, Ashley’s mom, is the creator of “It’s Not Alleged to Be This Manner” and 20 different inspirational books. She ceaselessly speaks at church buildings and evangelical Christian girls’s conferences and has brazenly written about her husband’s infidelity and the renewal of their marriage ceremony vows.
Reached by telephone, she declined to touch upon her daughter’s marital standing.
Turnbull shared an Instagram picture of him embracing Ashley on the sphere after his no-hitter.
“It nonetheless appears like I’m residing a dream that I haven’t woken up from but,” Turnbull wrote Wednesday on his social media submit. “Final evening was by far the most effective evening of my life. And honestly there isn’t any one on this planet who I’d fairly be right here to witness it and have a good time with than the love of my life. I’m so grateful for you, and I like you greater than phrases can specific @ashleyterk! ⠀⠀⠀
“I can’t wait to share extra about all that God has been doing in my life not too long ago however for now I’m simply gonna take in each little bit of this surreal second and provides all of the glory to God. Soli Deo Gloria. Ephesians 3:20”
Ashley shared an Instagram picture of Turnbull kissing her on the sphere in celebration after the sport and made reference to beforehand maintaining their relationship below wraps.
“By no means how I believed this could come out … and positively not this quickly,” she wrote, “nevertheless it’s so evident it was God’s timing! God’s method! ⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I’m uninterested in feeling like I’ve to cover, or reside a lie to guard my picture… I’ve felt pressured to do it for too lengthy and this was the ultimate affirmation that it’s time I stroll boldly within the selections I do know God is main me in! I can’t wait to at some point share extra on the story of the miracle I’m residing in. However for now I’m going to have a good time essentially the most wonderful Man on the planet! ⠀⠀⠀⠀ “There isn’t a another deserving of this accomplishment than you @spencerturnbull 😭🙌🏼🤍 Thanks for all the pieces you’ve needed to stroll by to face by my aspect! I do know with no shadow of doubt this was God’s method of thanking you too! You’ve modified my life without end and helped me imagine God’s not finished with my story… He’s solely getting began! ⠀⠀⠀⠀ As scary as that is to submit publicly, it’s time I lastly stand in my fact: I like you a lot @spencerturnbull and I can’t wait to proceed to stroll this miracle out hand and hand with you 🤍 ⠀⠀⠀⠀ Congratulations on making Historical past babe!! 🎉⚾️