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Winning an NBA ring with Dr. J was not my greatest moment.

Pat

Everything was going beautifully, but there was an emptiness in my life and I was frustrated. I kept thinking, “There has to be more.”

From corporate jets to food stamps.

Scot B

We lost our house and moved into an apartment complex where the police department was there every night and there were gun shots and squirrels literally in the cupboards.

Angels protected as the drug lord tried to kill me.

Anthony

I would take guys into restaurants and everybody knew to take off their hats. One of the guys, who I still talk to, asked me, “Why do you pray? You know what we do here, right? We sell drugs. Why do you pray? Our business is ...

Gambled away me and my husband's paychecks.

Catherine

I would put on my clothes and I would tip [toe] out in the middle of the night to go gamble. In a week he would get paid. He would give me money to go buy the groceries. I’d go gamble every bit of it.

What if God knows more than the doctors?

Tim Timmons

Twelve years ago, I was given five years to live. They said; “Tim, you have an incurable cancer and we will see you on Monday.” That was the most sobering time of my life.

NFL role model living a double life.

Herman

I was out in the bars getting drunk on Friday and Saturday. I was hoping the people in church didn’t see me in the bars. I was hoping the people in the bars didn’t see me in church

Lost my right arm just before the NFL draft.

Inky Johnson

They said; “Son you can never play the game of football again.”

Chattanooga's major cocaine dealer thanks police.

Jose

By the time I got to the jail I was already ready to hear the gospel. I didn’t know what it was. I didn’t know who. I didn’t know about this whole thing of being born again. I had heard about it, but I had never really inquir...

Traveled 360 miles a week for two years to fix my gambling addiction.

Ned

I did everything imaginable you can do and probably by the grace of God. A lot of people would have been in prison for some of the stuff I did.

Kleptomaniac.

Tisa

I never paid for gas. I never paid for my food; not even at convenience stores. I didn’t pay for the cokes I got. I would steal cases of beer at time, leather coats, my Prom dress.