When Stearne was 15, he was mainly interested in living for himself. He partied hard, lived the “good life,” and made some choices that ultimately led him to be sent to the Paul Anderson Youth Home. Fortunately for Stearne, God had new plans for him on the PAYH »
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 »
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 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!
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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