It took Zach Williams traveling to Europe, riding in a van, and hearing Big Daddy Weave to realize things needed to change.
“It’s a pretty incredible story, what God’s done in my life, throughout my life,” reflected Williams during a recent appearance on CBN’s “Faith vs. Culture,” where he talked about his forthcoming memoir, “Rescue Story: Faith, Freedom, and Finding My Way Home,” releasing Feb. 27.
In high school, Williams developed a penchant for drugs — addictive behaviors he carried into his twenties, when he joined a rock band, stepping into a world of decadence and indulgence.
“We started traveling and touring, which that just led me down an even darker path,” said Williams. “I thought, in order to play music, I needed to live a certain lifestyle. If I was gonna be in a rock band, that meant you did drugs and you use alcohol on a daily basis and you live this reckless lifestyle.”
For more than a decade, Williams was all in, trapped in a downward spiral.
“I went pretty hard,” he admitted. “I didn’t think about the next day; I just lived for the moment. And I carried it into a marriage, I carried
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