19 October 2018

Addiction to alcohol and dagga turned me into a disobedient teenager

Obert's addiction to alcohol and dagga turned him into a disobedient teenager and almost ruined his life.

"I started drinking at the age of 16 when I was doing grade 10. I went to parties with my friends on weekends and I did not take my studies seriously. We sometimes bunked classes and drank alcohol at school. My teachers complained about my bad behaviour, but that did not bother me. I eventually failed grade 10," said Obert.

A friend who knew of Obert’s battle with addiction invited him to the Universal Church in 2011.

"I attended the services with him because I wanted to change and live a better life. I took part in the chains of prayer on Fridays for my deliverance from alcohol. I surrendered my life to God and asked Him to give me courage to quit alcohol. That same month I was completely delivered from my addiction to alcohol and dagga. Last year, I started my own construction company and I hired nine people. God blessed me at the right time when I was sober minded to manage my business and finances," said Obert.

Universal Church


Quick Links

  Book Shop
  Soul Precious

Contact us

25 Plein Street
Next to Park Station
Johannesburg, 2001
Tel : +27 (0) 11 224 3400
Fax : +27 (0) 86 243 3846

Universal Church