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#122 The Purpose Behind Our Trials, From Drug Dealing To Family Man – Jon Lugo Part 2

Dino continues his conversation with Jon Lugo.  What is the purpose behind our trials?  This answer is beyond us.  We only need to know that there is a purpose.  We call this knowledge faith.  In this episode  Jon Lugo discusses:

  1. Coming clean about his drug dealing.
  2. Seeing God for the first time in his parents forgiveness
  3. Being Unprepared to Surrender to God.
  4. Telling the truth to 110 fraternity brothers
  5. Safely removing himself from the drug dealing organization.
  6. Working through his fear.
  7. God reveals himself amidst massive withdrawal symptoms.
  8. Becoming a prayer leader at church.
  9. Reconnecting with his ex-girlfriend, breaking up with her, becoming friends with her and marrying her.
  10. Allowing God to guide his life.

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Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds,  because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.” – Jame 1 Verse 2&3

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#121 The Purpose Behind Our Trials, From Drug Dealing To Family Man – Jon Lugo Part 1

What is the purpose behind our trials?  This answer is beyond us.  We only need to know that there is a purpose.  We call this knowledge faith.  In this episode Dino talks with Jon Lugo about his faith as well as:

1. The Power of Sharing Your Christianity

2. The Pain of Denying Jesus.

3. Drugs and Alcohol.

4. Selling drugs at church.

5. Fighting with a pipe, arrested & sent to court.

6. Unleashing his drug addiction in college.

7. Selling drugs on a large scale.

8. Being attracted to evil.

9. The power of guilt.

jondlugo@gmail.com

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds,  because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.” – Jame 1 Verse 2&3

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#120 How Addiction, Prison, and Homelessness Led One Man to God – David Kamashian

Anger is the thorn that drives our guest David Kamashin to his cross. After a life filled with addiction, prison, theft and homelessness David has been delivered and sees the Gospel in everything.  In this episode, Dino and David discuss:

1. Alcohol, drug and sexual addiction

2. Sex offense 

3. Prison

4. Fatherhood

5. The power of meth amphetameme

6. Adultery

7. Theft

8. 12 years of homelessness

9. Dealing drugs

10. Radical Recovery Ministries

11. Fuel Ministries

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“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles.” – Hebrews 12:1-2

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#117 Pursued By The Lord: Faith, Humility and Surrender Brings Peace – Justin McIntee

When you believe you can are in control and can walk without the Lord is when you fall.  Faith requires true humility and surrender to God.  In this episode Dino and guest Associate Vice President of development and campaign management of Vanguard University, Justin McIntee, discuss being the son of a drug dealer and the power of humility as well as:

1. Battling Selfish Thoughts.

2. Fully Surrendering to the Lord.

3. Praying for Others to Find Faith.

4. Being the Son of the Largest Drug Dealer in Orange County.

5. Falling Into Drugs and Alcohol.

6. The Nature of Addiction and How to Walk Away.

7. Hiding From the Lord in Shame.

Recommended Book:

Purpose

A Purpose Driven Life – Rick Warren

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“Humble Yourself Before The Lord and He Will Lift You Up” – James 4:10