They Called Me White Jesus : I Was a Legend... Now I'm Something More

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2009-03-26
  • Publisher: Moody Publishers
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There was no way Rieser wasn't going to make it in the NBA--and that's why they called him White Jesus. After his career derailed, he was destined to be just another washed-up playground legend--until he encountered Jesus Christ.

Author Biography

A former New York streetball legend, Bill Rieser now serves as director of recovery ministries at Heartland Community Church outside Chicago.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments Foreword Prologue 1. Half Breed To understand who I am, you have to understand where I'm from. 2. Vertical Leap This is what I became. 3. White Jesus I didn't want to know God, but He knew me and had given me a gift. 4. Death of a Dream My life headed toward disaster. 5. Caught I learned that no matter how fast you are, you can't outrun God. 6. Satisfied Customer Not everything changed overnight, but I learned that prayer was amazing. 7. A New Peace I learned so much about forgiveness. 8. A New Identity My life was transformed. 9 Nothing Held Back There are no limits on what God can do. 10. The Word I loved the Bible because it was all about God. 11. Promptings The Holy Spirit became my guide. 12. Waiting The best things come when we obey God by standing still. 13. Front-Row Seats The key to pleasing God is faith. 14. Family Matters I found out that my ultimate Father lives in heaven. 15. Plenty of Good News Whether we say anything or not, we're always telling others about Jesus. 16. Troubles I learned God is faithful and good even when things don't go as planned. 17. Timing God does things his way...perfectly! 18. Always Talking to God For me, prayer is life. 19. When All Is Said and Done The Cross is what matters. Epilogue

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