From Gutter To Glory

by Setapart

This is the story of a woman's transformation from childhood abuse, drug addiction and prostitution, to a whole new life now helping others out of addiction. Kim shares her journey and insights into what led her into addiction and the lies that kept her there.

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Here are some more stories of transformation from Australia:

Kristian - He was a 23yr old Drug addict who had been taking drugs since he was 15. When Kristian came to us he had drug induced psychosis and was totally convinced that he, himself was Jesus Christ. Kristian has been healed of his psychosis and off drugs and alcohol for 5 years. Kristian has a full time job and is a supervisor in one of the five Transformation homes.

Daniel - Daniel was a 27yr old Drug addict and alcoholic that had reached a rock bottom and came through our doors absolutely broken. Just 4 years later and Dan lives with his wife and new born baby in Mackay where Dan works as an Air Conditioning Technician. These days Dan gets too much fulfillment by being a husband and dad to think about drugs.

Lucas - His life was centred around the obtaining, using and means to get more drugs. At 23years of age Lucas decided that there must be more to life than this. Through Transformation Ministries he has now been off drugs and alcohol for 4 years. Lucas is now married and serving in full time ministry.

Jacob - He was a 17 year old Drug addict who could not face life without using marijuana each day. Jacob has been healed from anxiety, paranoia and depression. He is now off drugs and alcohol and employed full time.

Russell - Russell was a young man that self medicated with alcohol and marijuana to escape his depression and anxiety. With a learning disability, he went through life being ridiculed and teased. Now, after finding love and acceptance in Transformation Ministries Russell has had no need for drugs and alcohol and has been set free. Russell has been living the free life for about 3 years now.

Darren - He was a 28 year old Alcoholic who had been drinking from the age of 16. He has now been set free from his alcoholism and has a full time job as well as doing volunteer work in the audio visual department of the Church.

Kent - Kent's story is an unusual one as he was a drug addict that used to have such a huge dependency on marijuana that he sold heroin to support his habit. Kent has now been clean and sober for a period of 4 years and has a lovely wife and full time job, working in the I.T. industry.

Alex - He was a 22 year old drug addict that had a habit that cost him his job, his family and his dignity. Alex came to the Gold Coast from Sydney to change his life and got much more than he bargained for. Alex now works a full time job as a chef and serves in youth ministry, giving back to the next generation. He has been off drugs and alcohol for three years and is also happily married.

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Loved the video!
by: Debbie Wicker

Wow this is a really well done and powerful video and does an such an excellent job describing the transformation that a person needs to experience in order to end their addiction. It also demonstrates why, no matter how severe their addiction is, that there is always hope.

I really encourage everyone to watch Kim's story, it will move you:

From Gutter to Glory - Kim Den Hertog

These transformations are possible if only we are willing to reach out to someone and help them.

Thanks for sharing this video with me,

Debbie Wicker

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