17year Old Son
“I came across your 21-day Fast program and was blown away as the words you spoke, along with the story of Rahab and her son resonated with me. So, I fasted and prayed, and in those 21 days, scripture after scripture full of promises of restoration were revealed.”
At the beginning of the year, I desperately prayed for my then 17year old son who suffers with depression and was on a slippery slope to self-destruction by self-medicating with alcohol and experimenting with recreational drugs. I came across your 21-day Fast program and was blown away as the words you spoke, along with the story of Rahab and her son resonated with me. So, I fasted and prayed, and in those 21 days, scripture after scripture full of promises of restoration were revealed. I held onto those verses in my times of despair, especially when my son attempted to take his life. I cried out many a time to God, asking why he hadn’t rescued my son as he promised. It was around June when he was to connect with a social worker for support that things changed! He refused to meet with her, but he was then assigned another social worker as the first one fell ill. When I spoke with this new contract, she informed me that she would attempt to contact him one last time before she would close his file. I broke down in tears and apologized that I was not able to convince him to return the calls and all I could do was to trust God. At this, she told me that she was a believer and that there was hope for his salvation. She somehow managed to connect with our son who liked her enough to meet with her every week. She was able to secure a place for him at a Christian rehabilitation center where he can live and be supported by other Christian counsellors and church family. It was an absolute miracle! They are funded by their charitable work. Our son was very willing and excited to go! He deferred music college for a year and has been there for 3 months now and intends to live there for a year minimum before returning home healed and restored. He serves the community, attends worship meetings and church sermons on Sundays. We are seeing God’s grace and mercy in our son’s healing. It’s a miracle! His name is Solomon and I know God has great plans for him!