Another Special Life in Christ
These testimony lives are not stories of "role models". Jesus is the
These are lives wonderfully touched & changed by Jesus!
Nicky Cruz and Mau Mau president Israel Narvaez
roamed the streets of Brooklyn, terrorizing, fighting -- full of hate and violence! From 1956
to 1958, the Mau Maus were one of the most feared of all New York City gangs -- making
Today Nicky Cruz and Israel Narvaez are both
ministers. Both have written tremendous books, telling of the miracle that happened to
"I [David Wilkerson] was a country preacher at the
time, and both Nicky and Israel heard me preach on a street corner in Brooklyn. I simply told
them how Jesus Christ could take the hate out of them and make something out of their messed
up lives. They were tired of the killing and violence, and their gang members were getting
hooked on heroin.
"I asked them to surrender their lives to Christ;
and with a simple, honest prayer, they invited Him to become their Lord and
Nicky Cruz has become a legend,
preaching to multitudes -- as many as 50,000 at one time. He went from gang leader to
evangelist in just four years.
Israel Narvaez now lives in Everett, Washington;
and he travels extensively, preaching the Gospel of Christ also. The Mau Mau gang called the
conversion of both of their leaders "a real miracle!" Read more in Second Chance: the
Israel Narvaez Story by Darla Milne, 1980.
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You have just read a very brief example of the
powerful, supernatural transformation of a person's life which is possible through the
acceptance of Jesus as your savior. Are you tired of life as it now is for you? He will
accept you just as you are right this second! Consider accepting Jesus now