7/15/2009 6:13 AM
Okay...This time I drove from Nashville to Haslett, Michigan (546 miles) to pick up 21 year-old John who has been struggling with alcohol and drug use for some time. Then from Haslett to Chicago, Illinois to the Teen Challenge center. (232 miles) John's condition was brought to me about a year ago and when I talked to his mother then, she was reaching her bottom with the problems and issues her son was having.
I told her to be patient with me, her son and with God and the day would come when I would take him into the arms of God and out of his course of addiction...well, that day finally came.
Listen, addiction is not a "Victimless Vice". Everyday we read about, hear about or know about someone who is a victim of someone either under the infuence alcohol/drugs or seeking alcohol/drugs. Truth is, at various levels, we have all been frequently exposed to the "Environmental Effects" of addiction. "Supply and Demand?"...when it comes to addiction, the war has to be fought on the "Demand" side. We seek God and stop users from using and believe me, the supply end will crumble because people aren't in it for FREE.
Thanks for your support and your prayers, but the work is far from done...call me to speak and share in your community and let's fight together!!