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JACKSON

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:

WILL

Our prayer for every young man that comes into our home is that he will come to know Christ before he leaves. Will is proof that God is faithful and that He always keeps His promises. He may have begun his time with us as a staunch atheist, but on »

TAIT

At one point, Tait had decided that he had no need for an education. At PAYH he realized that not only did he need to finish school, but he desperately needed Jesus Christ in his life.  In May 2019 Tait accepted Christ and was baptized in the campus pool. Now, »

CALEB

In Caleb’s own words, he never went an hour without thinking about leaving PAYH. In fact, it was only recently that he decided to leave the right way (by graduating). Hear Caleb’s story in his own words below.

RIDLEY

Ridley didn’t want to listen to authority, whether it came from his parents, his teachers, law enforcement, or judges. Eventually, he found himself in a predicament that only God could help him through…

TRAVIS

When his mother passed away when he was in 7th grade, Travis became angry with God. He drifted away from his faith, began to act out, and found himself in trouble in short order. At PAYH, he found the help he needed and got his life on track.

STEARNE

Stearne, one of our young men, graduated the program April 1st. While will certainly miss him, we are excited about what the future holds for him. During his time in the program, Stearne learned the value of hard work, honesty, and integrity, and was able to participate in a wide »

JONATHAN

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 »

JUSTIN

Growing up in foster care, Justin had a hard time learning to adjust when his parents adopted him. Using drugs eventually turned into selling drugs, which led to incarceration. At first, Justin thought the PAYH program would be easy, and while that didn’t turn out to be the case, he »

JAMES

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.

JONATHAN

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!

ISAIAH

According to Isaiah, he cared about 2 things before he came to PAYH – music and getting high. Over time, the Lord began to work on his heart and earlier this year, accepted Christ and was baptized. Now, having graduated the program, he is back on track with school and »

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