Blindsided by his parents' divorce, Nathan drowned his pain in alcohol. Drunk driving led to fatal accident, and Nathan's life took a dramatic change of course when the victim's family unexpectedly forgave him.
Tim Branson talks with Reggie "Fieldy" Arvizu about his former addictions, his new salvation and why he's staying with the band.
David was raised by an alcoholic, abusive father, and promised he'd never abuse his own children. But when his dependence on alcohol drove him into a DUI and a divorce, and he knew he needed a better father figure to look up ...
Maryann escaped a dysfunctional family through alcohol and joining the Air Force. She tried to find love in promiscuity, until she met a fighter pilot who refused her advances and changed her life instead.
I stopped paying my bills. All my money went to alcohol, smoking, and things that are not healthy. What I was going to do at night became more important than going to school. I almost dropped out of school. I lost my job.
"I had never heard anyone pray like that. I knew right then that he had something that I did not have."
Carrie prostituted herself for drugs. As a registered nurse, educated and articulate, she never expected to go so low.
"I was the girl on top of the bar with money being put on me, not remembering any of it the next morning."
"Suddenly I felt the real power and presence of God. It was like fire and electricity shooting through my body."
I began to fill it with my surroundings, which was women and alcohol. It wasn’t long until I found myself with a $70,000 a year cocaine addiction.