His parents thought it would be best for him to attend a Catholic school. He had a lot of questions. He asked questions like, " Why do I have to learn these ritualistic prayers?", or " Why do I have to pray to Mary, what did she do for me?". These questions got him into trouble, so he got angry at God and Jesus because all they seemed to do is get him in trouble. So he decided that he wanted nothing to do with religion and he chased what he though would give him pleasure and fulfillment. But it ends his life unexpectedly.
It's amazing how God can use the pain that the enemy meant to destroy someone, to help others. A former raging drug addict, is now using his life story to help others. He ended up with Aids and in prison, he demanded that the guards give him a Bible to read to help him distract his mind from all the horrifying screaming. He read the Gospel of John and realized how God loved him. This started his journey to a new life in Christ, one with healing and relapses.
He was raised attending a church. But what happened? How did he end up addicted to heroin, and a thief to pay for his addiction. His friends did drugs, so he did drugs. What is the real life behind the "party scene"? Where does this path of "pleasure" end? Almost dying from his addiction, he lost hope and thought that this was how he would die as an addict. But one day, he cried out to Jesus Christ and repented of his sins. Now he has a new Life in Him.
After Jesus Christ saved him from a pit of drugs, he now preaches across the nation. Teaching others how to tell the story of Jesus to others.
Her parents divorced when she was young, and she found herself alone. She was a child of an affair, and she felt that she wasn't good enough for her mom or dad. So she found a family that told her that she was ok, but that family also introduced her to drugs at age 11. She was addicted at such a young age, and for most of her life she had nothing. While living in a friend's basement with a bare concrete floor and just a mattress, a former drug friend told her about the love of Jesus and how He had changed his life.
Living a life of drugs and using prostitutes, he ended up with HIV and in prison. In desperation to drown out the screaming, he asked the officers for a Bible. When he read the Gospel of John, he realized what God did for him. But his rage turned to God and he yelled at Him.
She started stripping to try to get ahead of the bills. But she ended up abused, raped, and pimped out. She cried out to Jesus and her eyes were opened. Now she helps those who find themselves enslaved in this industry.