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Reaching Your Addicted Loved One$16.99Add to cart
As a teenager, Victor Torres was a gang warlord and heroin addict on New York City’s violent streets. Through the ministry of David Wilkerson and Nicky Cruz, Victor had a life-changing encounter with Jesus Christ and came to realize that God had a purpose for his life. Victor has spent the last forty-five years helping tens of thousands of young men and women find freedom from drug addiction and gang life. Now, he answers your toughest questions about your addicted loved one. Without pulling punches or promising easy answers, Victor provides wisdom and expertise that can lead you toward success.
Some of the questions Victor addresses are…
-How can I know if my loved one has a substance abuse problem?
-How can I tell the difference between helping and enabling?
-What if my loved one refuses to get help?
-When should I call the police?
-What should we look for in a treatment program?
-What can I expect when my loved one comes out of treatment?
-How do I prepare for relapse?
God did not create your loved one to be an addict or a loser. On the contrary, God created him or her for a better life. Although, for the moment, it may seem like you are losing your loved one, they still have a God-given destiny and a purpose. No matter how bad the picture may look now, there is always hope.
Victor – (Spanish)$15.99Add to cart
A los fanaticos de La Cruz y el Pual les encantara la historia Victor. Victor Torres y su familia se mudaron a Brooklyn, Nueva York desde su natal Puerto Rico, en busca de una mejor vida. El sueo americano se desvanece rapidamente en una pesadilla cuando Victor, siendo aun un nio, es introducido a la vida de las pandillas. En su adolescencia, Victor se embarca en un lucrativo negocio de trafico de drogas en un intento de ayudar a su familia, que enfrenta dificultades economicas. Victor es rapidamente esclavizado por el uso de drogas, y sus padres, Manuel y Lila, buscan desesperadamente una manera de ayudar a su hijo. A traves de la oracion persistente de la madre de Victor y el Ministerio de David Wilkerson, sus padres se dan cuenta que el programa de rehabilitacion basada en la fe es su ultima oportunidad para rescatar a su hijo. Despues de una serie de tragedias personales, Victor tiene un encuentro personal con el Seor, que quien lo cambia todo. En el libro Victor, el propio autor le lleva a traves de su viaje de la tragedia al triunfo, y al poder de libertad redentora encontrado solamente en Cristo.
Fans of The Cross and the Switchblade will love the story Victor. Victor Torres and his family moved to Brooklyn, New York from their native Puerto Rico in search of a better life. The American dream quickly fades into a nightmare as a young boy Victor is introduced to gang life. Teenage Victor embarks on a lucrative new drug-trafficking business in an attempt to help his struggling family financially. Victor is quickly enslaved by drug use, and his parents, Manuel and Lila, desperately search to find a way to help their son. Through the persistent prayers of Victor’s mother and the ministry of David Wilkerson, Victor’s parents realize that the faith-based rehabilitation program is their last chance to rescue their son. After a series of personal tragedies, Victor has a life-altering encounter with the Lord that changes everything. In the book Victor, the author himself takes you through his journey from tragedy to triumph and the power of redemptive freedom found only in Christ.
Victor : The True Story That Inspired The Award Winning Film$16.99Add to cart
Fans of The Cross and the Switchblade will love Victor. It is the true story of Victor Torres, who moved with his family from their native Puerto Rico to Brooklyn, New York, in search of a better life. Their American dream, however, quickly faded into a nightmare when young Victor was introduced to gang life on the New York streets. Within a few years, teenage Victor had set up a lucrative drug-trafficking business in an attempt to help his financially struggling family. But Victor quickly became enslaved by his own drug addiction, as his parents, Manuel and Lila, desperately searched to find a way to help their son. Through the persistent prayers of Victor’s mother and the ministry of David Wilkerson, Victor’s parents realized that a faith-based rehabilitation program was their last chance to rescue their son. After a series of personal tragedies, Victor experienced a life-altering encounter with the Lord that changed everything. In this companion book to the award-winning movie of the same name, Victor Torres himself takes you through his journey, from tragedy to triumph, a living example of the power of redemptive freedom found only in Christ.