Addictions

Weapon of Choice

Sam Childers is no ordinary man. Instead of robbing "stores or just ordinary people", he chose to rob drug dealers. Sam relied heavily upon the crutches of drugs and the thrill of armed robbery. What did it take for him to take a step back and realize that living on the edge and being constantly in danger really is not really "living"? Video...

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Born into a Mess
Born into a Mess

Most people are born into families. Not me. I was born into a mess. I was unplanned and because I was on the way, my parents were forced into marriage by my father’s mom. They married a few months before I was born and separated shortly after my sister’s birth 22 months later. I grew up with my mom and had little contact with my biological father....

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Just The Way You Are
Just The Way You Are

In 1979 the heroin epidemic swept through our community, the inner city of Dublin, and all the young people were hooked on it. I had two brothers that became addicts and after seeing the devastation it brought into our home and into their lives, I made a vow that I would never be addicted to anything. When I was 18, however, I started hanging...

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Demands of a Youth
Demands of a Youth

This is the story of a changed life, as told to Power to Change Ministries I was rescued from a horrible life of drugs, alcoholism, and crime at the age of 7. I’m sure that that is the direction my life would have headed were it not for my parents and grandmother who told me about Jesus. I know this, because through my teen years I was very...

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Nothing Compares to God
Nothing Compares to God

In highschool, I was a rebellious teenager and a heavy drug user. One night, I overdosed on drugs. Afraid I was going to die, I realized I didn’t know where I would go. I asked my friends to take me to the hospital, but instead they took me to a party and pumped more drugs into me. I was so scared I ran out of the house and sat alone in a car crying....

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From Making Money to Giving it Away
From Making Money to Giving it Away

Profile on: Bobby Dobson, Tax Lawyer Born and raised in Greenville, South Carolina - a town named by Entrepreneur magazine as one of the 30 best cities for small business in America - Bobby Dobson seemed destined for business success. Sure enough, he eventually rose to the top of his game as a tax lawyer. But Bobby’s achievements came at tremendous...

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In Search of an Abundant Life
In Search of an Abundant Life

Profile on: Norm Miller, Chairman, Interstate Battery System of America, Inc. 200,000 Dealers Nationwide “College! Hell, I just hope I can keep him out of jail and get him out of high school!” Not exactly a prophecy for success, but those were the words uttered by Norm Miller’s mother when Norm, owner of Interstate Batteries, was in...

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The Christian Hosoi story
The Christian Hosoi story

Profile of: Christian Hosoi, the “Michael Jordan of skateboarding” At a time in the 1980’s when skateboarding was exploding, two young athletes led the pack – Tony Hawk and Christian Hosoi. As the sport of “vert” skating was evolving, Hawk and Hosoi were pushing the limits, soaring higher, farther and faster. Competitions generally...

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