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Zach Williams Says Jesus Rescued Him from Drugs, Alcohol

March 07, 2024
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When Zach Williams reads the Parable of the Prodigal Son, he sees himself in the story.

Like that wayward son in the biblical story, Williams walked away from his family as a young adult, rejecting the faith and values that had been taught to him from birth. He got hooked on marijuana. He became a heavy drinker. He formed a Southern Rock band and toured the world. And then he realized he had a hole in his soul that only Jesus could fill.

In this episode, Michael and Zach talk faith, addiction and Zach's collaboration with Dolly Parton.

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Michael Foust has covered the intersection of faith and culture for more than two decades. His stories have appeared in the Knoxville News Sentinel, Christianity Today, Toronto Star and Baptist Press.

Michael enjoys popcorn, college football, history, hiking, growing tomatoes, and watching his children play sports. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, husband to his amazing wife, Julie, and the father of four super kids.
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