Athlete Testimonies:

Kyle Korver

God has a way of meeting His kids in the strangest places. He once met Kyle Elliot Korver on the floor of a Philadelphia shower. As an NBA rookie for the Philadelphia 76ers, Korver got sucked in by the fame, money, and garish, but often godless, lifestyle swirling about him. How'd it turn out, Kyle? "I woke up one morning, and I was just totally empty," he says with emphasis. "I was in the shower, and I just sat there on the floor. I was like, 'God, I don't want this anymore. These are not my desires. I want to glorify you.'"

Korver, who set the Sixers' single-season record for most three-pointers made (226), has been growing in his faith since that morning in the shower. He has led Bible studies, while also leading "Kyle's Coat Drive," which has collected over 2,200 new winter coats for low-income kids.

This is just some of the spiritual fruit beginning to manifest itself in Korver, and his corner of the world is at least a little better because of it. Maybe that's why the Lord will go to any length to fully get a hold of those He calls His own. Even if it means invading a Philadelphia shower.


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