John Edwards spent 20 years of his life as a drug addict and alcoholic in Dublin Ireland. At times he was homeless, suicidal, abused, admitted to psychiatric hospitals. He's suffered from cancer twice, and has had a liver transplant.
During that time he witnessed many of his friends and loved ones dying.
He then experienced an incredible encounter with God and although was still addicted for 3 years after his conversion to Christ he has now been sober for over 23 years.
John has set up several Christian rehabilitation centers, homeless outreach and feeding centers.
He is married, a step father and grandfather who's ministry includes everyone from millionaires, business people and street folk.