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Shacked up at 14, but now we lead marriage classes.

Rachel

"I was raised in the church. But through my teenage years, I got a little wild and did things I shouldn’t have done."

Prostituted myself for drugs.

Carrie

Carrie prostituted herself for drugs. As a registered nurse, educated and articulate, she never expected to go so low.

As wild as I could be.

Becky

"I was the girl on top of the bar with money being put on me, not remembering any of it the next morning."

The 666 woman put a curse on my stomach.

John M.

I didn’t tell very many people about this for a long time. I didn’t want them to think I was crazy. I know I ran up on some wicked stuff that day.

I was the watchman for athlete-cheerleader trysts.

T-Ran

I was supposed to be the watcher, “the watchman” to make sure that no one comes in so they wouldn’t get in trouble.

My debauchery destroyed my marriage.

Sean

I started asking questions of some friends of mine that I knew were in church, like; “Really what’s the point of existence? What’s the meaning of life?”

Before turning to God, I got on my knees and asked Satan to grant all my sexual desires.

Leslie

I tried to live for the Lord and the Devil at the same time. I was straddling the fence, so to speak. It doesn’t work. I thought, “I can’t live it.”

An abused boy must prove his sexual manhood.

Joe R.

I had gotten so far down I was eating out of a garbage can. A pastor came to the campsite where I was living and said, ‘Would you like to go to church today?’ I said, “Well, not particularly, not really.” When he said, “We're...

How could someone like me marry a virgin?

Brandy

I’ve never in my life felt so wanted and so and so needed and so desirable.

It started with painkillers for my back but it didn't end there.

Sarah

"I was taking ecstasy, cocaine, pain killers or whatever it took just to feel numb."