Jeremy Lin and Pastor Francis Chan led a crowd of 10,000 mostly Asian youths in a conference held at the Cow Palace in the San Francisco Bay area on Saturday.
The Unleashed Conference let Lin use his Linsanity popularity to share the gospel and speak about his life since his NBA fame began.
The Houston Rockets point guard spoke about how the world put all this pressure on his shoulders to be "Linsanity" that he lost focus of God's plan for him. It was not until he began to focus on God that his NBA second year struggles faded away. more >>
Jeremy Lin recently shared his testimony at the "Dream Big, Be Yourself" youth conference in Taipei, Taiwan where he ministered to over 20,000 youth.
Lin spoke about how his sudden success in New York led everyone to believe he would be the savior for the Houston Rockets as he signed a $25 million contract with them.
"I was ready to invigorate the entire city of Houston ... I was supposed to save Houston basketball," he said at the conference. "But I didn't play well at the start of the season and took a back seat to a newly-signed teammate, James Harden." more >>
The Houston Rockets can not make up their mind concerning Jeremy Lin, with the newest NBA rumors saying they are actively seeking to trade him despite their claims to be happy with him on the team.
"A source with direct knowledge of the situation confirms Rockets working hard to move Jeremy Lin ... very limited interest for teams," a tweet from Bill Ingram, a Rockets beat reporter, read.
Possible suitors for the popular point guard are the Charlotte Bobcats, Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks, and Boston Celtics. more >>
Jeremy Lin, point guard of the Houston Rockets, will be sharing a stage with Francis Chan to share his life testimony as an NBA player at a San Francisco evangelistic conference on Sept. 7, and will help answer the question, "What really matters in life?"
"Do you ever feel like you are just keeping up with various roles that society has labeled you with and are just going through the motions to keep up an image of an identity that isn't truly yours?" the organization, Identity Unleashed, writes on their site.
"We all have an identity, and now is time to unleash it," write the organizers, who are hoping the night can "empower and help participants to define the core of who they are and discover what their identity is in a positive light," according to The Gospel Herald. more >>
Jeremy Lin, the 24-year-old Christian Houston Rockets guard who rose to fame when he became a starter for the New York Knicks in 2012, recently took time to show his fans appreciation while explaining why Jesus Christ was so important to him.
Lin recently took to Facebook to answer questions from fans during what he called Fan Appreciation Week. One fan asked Lin what Jesus meant to him and the NBA player did not hesitate to answer.
"Everything...without Him I wouldn't have a purpose in life," Lin answered on Facebook. more >>
Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin launched his charitable foundation's first initiative, which aims at benefiting three Houston organizations that help underprivileged children. Lin hosted a gala Thursday evening heading into the NBA's All-Star Weekend for "The Making a Difference" project by his Jeremy Lin Foundation.
"I feel like this was always something that I wanted to do," said Lin, as reported by The Associated Press. "I didn't know I could do it at this level and be able to have a foundation and do an event like this."
"I've learned to understand what it means to have a platform and how to use that the right way," the outspoken Christian said. "I'm still learning what that means every day. I feel like this is a step forward in being able to use the attention that we (NBA players) are given from society to be able to bring it upon other people in need. more >>