Steve describes the tragedy of his mother dying while he was a baby, and his father’s alcoholism and inability to care for him and his siblings. As a young person, Steve developed an addiction to alcohol. His marriage failed and his life spun out of control. Steve remarried and he was invited to do a Bible study. The pastor explained the gospel in a way Steve could understand. Steve accepted Jesus’ work to make him right with God. Steve asked Jesus to take away his alcohol addiction, which Jesus did. Steve knows God can radically change a person with his power.
This story was produced by Lakeside Fellowship, Polk City, Iowa, USA.