Magic rookie invited teammates to his first sermon but none showed up
Magic rookie Jonathan Isaac gave a sermon on Sunday, although a few people he invited were not there to see it.
Isaac is a proud Christian who stepped out of his comfort zone this past weekend to preach at church. He was a guest at JUMP Ministries Global Church in Orlando, where he delivered a sermon and had a laugh at the expense of his teammates. Isaac joked that he invited his teammates to come, but none showed up.
You can hear that portion of Isaac’s sermon and more below.
Isaac later took to his Twitter account to describe the experience and thank those who encouraged him.
I took a huge step of faith and literally preached at church!! I give God all the glory for leading me sooo far outside my comfort zone and for giving me a word that ministered to the congregation!! Be blessed everyone @jumpministrieshttps://t.co/hLwiIvglm9
— Jonathan Isaac (@jisaac_01) January 15, 2018
Thank you all so much for the love and encouragement! The whole Time I was preparing to speak I was only thinking about how scary it would be..Completely missing the big picture of how me walking in faith could inspire people all around!! I will remember that! Be blessed
— Jonathan Isaac (@jisaac_01) January 16, 2018
On the basketball court, Isaac, the No. 6 overall pick in last year’s draft, is averaging 5.3 points, 3.7 rebounds, and one block per game in 15 games. And even if his teammates didn’t show up this time, perhaps they’ll make it up to him in the future.