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"Certainly we cannot claim a magical cure for addiction. The devil which hides in the needle, the pills and the powder, is so deadly strong that any such claim would be foolish. All we can say is that we have found a power that captures a person more strongly than narcotics; but, He captures only to liberate."

-David Wilkerson • Founder of Teen Challenge • 1958

To read the full story out of this issue of Charisma Magazine and hear how Teen Challenge originally began...Click here.

An article from Christian Today magazine features Nicky Cruz remembering David Wilkerson and how Cruz is drawn to Psalm 116:15: "Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.' I think that he was very precious," Cruz said. "From my heart of hearts … I miss him." To read more, click here.

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