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From EDL to Jesus - Neil's story

A former EDL supporter and football hooligan from Preston has been sharing how he came to faith in Jesus ...

The latest testimony on the Evangelical Alliance Great Commission website features Neil, an ex-EDL supporter and football hooligan from Preston.

He explains how he was abused as a child by his step-dad, and got into criminal activity at an early age. He became embroiled in football hooliganism, and developed a hatred for other races and cultures after his brother died in a hit and run accident involving an Asian taxi driver.

But everything changed when he accepted an invitation to a church group his wife was already attending ...

Watch the video at the Great Commission website ...

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