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In this week’s meet-them-where-they-are story, Eagles wide receiver Marcus D. Johnson was baptized on the road. It happened in a hotel pool in Charlotte where the team traveled for a game against the North Carolina Panthers.

The NFL player shared the news on Twitter this week (October 12), noting he’s been “cleansed and reborn in Jesus’ name.”

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In the photo below, Johnson can be seen in the makeshift baptism pool surrounded by his Eagles teammates who are holding hands. “Corporate worship is a beautiful thing,” he wrote.

It really is beautiful. Congrats, Marcus D. Johnson! Keep putting God first.

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