drug addiction Archives - HEART Christian newspaper
Meet the former heroin addict feeding dozens of hungry families and addicts on his old council estate
Yvonne sat miserably in the courtroom, clutching a carrier bag.
She’d been arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer who had come to arrest her son – and was so sure she’d be in prison by the end of the day that she’d packed her belongings in advance.
Drug addict radically changed into a cross-carrying preacher
On Valentine’s Day 2012, drug addict Simon Swift saw a man walk past his block of flats carrying a huge cross. It sparked a chain of events that led to Simon being dramatically set free from drugs after 33 years, and he now takes a cross round the streets himself to share his story with others
When a street preacher walked into his council estate carrying a 12-foot cross, little did hopeless drug addict Simon know that it would change his life.