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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.”

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.

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.

VP for CBS Records, buds with Michael Jackson, but still empty.

Bernie Miller

One morning I woke up, and I turned on the TV, and the night prior to that I was watching an x-rated movie channel. When I woke up and turned on the TV it was on the 700 Club!

Very rich and very addicted.

Lewie

I couldn’t find enough drugs to make me happy. I couldn’t find enough alcohol to make me happy. I couldn’t find enough women to make me happy. I had all the money I wanted. I just couldn’t find happiness.

From riches to rags to trust.

Bernie Miller

Because of back taxes they took all the money I had in the bank. So I didn’t have anything except for a name and royalties that were also tied up. So I was really having to trust God.

Rich and macho on the outside.

Tony

"I was poor when I was young so I did everything to become rich now. I was unloved when I was young so I wanted to have as many friends as I could. I bought. I paid. I went. I did. I gave. It wasn’t generosity. It was need."

Put $15,000 on Dad’s credit card.

Robby

I’m driving home from work, and an eighteen-wheeler comes across two lanes of traffic and it rear-ends me; slams my car into the guardrail. My seat actually broke off the hinges. The seat belt locked, and my back torqued. I s...