Life stories topic: Drug abuse

Mez (Ireland)

Meet Mez Mez' had an extremely traumatic childhood and he spent his early adult life behind bars. God sent a faithful Christian into Mez's life to love him and share the gospel with him. Mez turned to Christ and now he's passionate about pursuing marginalized people in society with the love…

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Paul (Scotland)

Meet Paul Paul, from an economically deprived area of Scotland, shares how he went from being a "hopeless" drug and alcohol addict to a lover of Jesus and trainee church planter. Paul grew up in a housing scheme with many social problems. At the time of high-school he started dabbling in…

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Jeff (USA)

Meet Jeff Jeff grew up in Japan and had an outstanding career in martial arts. Yet he did not feel satisfied. He became a very hard drug user and sacrificed home life with his wife and newborn. On one occasion Jeff found he had overdosed on ecstasy. He called out to…

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Gordon (South Africa)

Meet Gordon Gordon put on a front while feeling empty and having very low self-esteem. His life spiraled into drug and alcohol addiction, as well as pornography use and sex. Nothing gave satisfaction. Gordon reached a very low point and was about to take drugs again after completing rehab. But Jesus…

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