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This is the story of Allen Langham, a former professional rugby league player with a promising future, who threw it all away on the path of drinks, drugs and organized crime. Struggling with the legacy of a broken family, a troubled past, Allen soon fell into the arms of addiction, playing out his frustrations and anger in an arena of violence.
In and out of prison, something had to change, and in 2013 Allen has a dramatic encounter with Jesus Christ and became Born Again.
This is the true story of the journey from darkness into light, a testament to the power of God to change us and send us out as his servants and bring the Good News and the story of hope to those who need it the most.
"One thing seems abundantly clear: the gospel truly is the only answer to the challenges that life brings. As career criminal Allen Langham found, anything and everything in life can drag you down, but only one thing could release him and lift him back up." - Peter Wreford, editor-in-chief at New Life Publishing
"This is a story of transformation. Allen was addicted to violence and drugs, and spent years in prison. By God's grace he has found a path to freedom, peace, purpose and hope. His well-told story grabs the attention from the first page. If you want evidence of the power of Christ to change, heal and redirect a man's life, you will find it here." - Tony Collins, editor and author
"In what seems like an impossible struggle, we are reminded in Allen's story that nothing is impossible with God. Allen's journey challenged me, encouraged me and gave me a renewed zeal to live for Christ in my own walk with God. We often live in a structured, legalistic world, but Allen's story - as in scripture - reminds us that God uses those who are born-again in Christ in the most unfathomable and wonderful ways." - Jamie Jones-Buchanan, professional rugby player for the Leeds Rhinos