Oakland Raiders Derek Carr Got Personal in Epic Sermon – (VIDEO) “I used to smoke weed, party, have sex with whoever I wanted,” said the highest paid QB
Derek Carr spoke at length to a large crowd of over 1,000 Oakland Raiders fans, who lined up and came in droves in 100 degree weather to see the NFL’s highest paid QB speak about his life and his love for Jesus. Though Derek Carr declined to sign autographs or pose for photos, eventgoers looked engaged and inspired while Derek Carr spoke. Watch the video above to see Derek Carr say “I used to smoke weed, party, and have sex with whoever I wanted,” as he spoke of the spiritual changes he underwent, and how everyone could have the same opportunity with Jesus. Before the event, Derek Carr said “I have a very strong faith in God. He is the reason I play football. He has given me this special talent and I want to use it to glorify Him. I am grateful for the opportunity to further His kingdom by sharing my faith on and off the football field. At any moment, any second, my football career could be taken away, but my faith and relationship with God will never be taken from me.”
In the video, you’ll see a drone capturing the event, and you’ll see a brief medical emergency arise and how Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr responds.
The event was a celebration of Upper Room in Bakersfield. Here is their mission statement:
Upper Room is a young adult ministry that gathers every Sunday night.
We love you no matter what. Regardless of where you’ve been or what you’ve done, God’s grace is for you! Our goal in Upper Room is for you to experience God in a deep and genuine way. It doesn’t matter where you are from or the life you’ve lived – you’re here now, and God has a purpose and plan for your life. We desire to help you understand who you are as a child of God.