After 19 months, Jackson finished the PAYH program. He began as an atheist, but in November of 2018 he had a personal encounter with Christ, who saved his soul and made Jackson a child of God. Hear his testimony in his own words below:
Growing up, Jonathan had a great childhood and all the ingredients for success. He had a loving family that was moderately wealthy. They attended church together every Sunday and Wednesday. They lived in a nice neighborhood. Jonathan was sent to private schools to protect him from the dangers of the »
James started experimenting with drugs in the 6th grade, and quickly developed a resentment toward his parents and their authority. Eventually his issues caught up with him and he found himself arrested and sent to PAYH. Here he developed a new appreciation for hard work and a desire to serve God.
Like many of the young men that come to PAYH, Jonathan resented his parents’ authority and began to experiment with drugs. Over time, his addiction issues grew, but God had already provided a way out. At PAYH, he accepted Christ, finished high-school, and already has a job lined up!