The book, From a Drunkard to a Pastor, describes how a life riddled with failures, and drowning in in a sea of despair, with no hope, was rescued from such depravity--after Jesus became a part of the author’s life.
The book, From a Drunkard to a Pastor, describes how a life riddled with failures, and drowning in in a sea of despair, with no hope, was rescued from such depravity–after Jesus became a part of the author’s life.
In the pages of his book, Jim shares his life’s journey from the years of physical and verbal abuse. To when he became immersed in drug and alcohol addiction; to broken marriages, and shattered relationships. He was living a life full of overwhelming fear, pain, brokenness, sorrow, addiction, and shattered relationships, until the night he cried out to Jesus for help.
From a Drunkard to a Pastor is the story about how Jesus Christ can take a lost soul drowning in alcohol and drugs and transform that person into a vessel worthy to be used by God to reach the lost for Christ. This book also describes areas in the Christians life where a Christian needs to work toward completeness in Christ (spiritual maturity).
The author describes in detail the struggles he went through trying to find answers to the question, “how in the world did I get so far from God?” He writes of God’s love for mankind and the extremes God went through to restore mankind to fellowship with him. The author speaks of his depravity in hope that it will convey the message to others that no matter how far you have fallen and no matter how hopeless life may seem that God is able to reach down from heaven and put you on a path to recovery and a new hope.
The common theme throughout this book is the necessity to grow in your walk with Christ, and this is a how-to book to accomplish that based on the author’s own experience. The book gives practices and insights on what helped the author in his quest to be more like Jesus. Christians are called to be like Jesus, and that calling does not come easy. It takes hard work, commitment, love for Christ, and love for our fellow human beings. This book guides you on a path that will help you reach spiritual maturity.