Thousands of People Struggle With the Temptation to Gamble. This Youth Pastor’s Story Will Help You Overcome.

A night of poker with the friends, a scratch ticket here, a raffle there – all these are innocuous enough. But for one youth pastor, adding up the probability at losing it all never outweighed the possibility of winning big. As he lost his own paychecks, his wife’s paychecks and mounted credit card debt, no one knew – no one could know. How did he escape? When at last the mounting debts and emotional toll could be hidden no longer, he surrendered everything to Jesus – the Christ he served. And in return, he received new life with his wife, his church, his friends and his Savior. See his story in the video below!

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Michael Harrell is a former staff member and current volunteer at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Federal Way, Washington. A blogger by hobby and social media manager by trade, he continues to teach the faith to ninth graders when he's not busy watching movies or theatre. He loves the Seattle Mariners, and his wife wants you to know he's married. You can follow him on Twitter.
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