Drug-Addicted Gay Adult Film Star Encounters the Miraculous

Jonathan Hacker, left, when he came home on Christmas Day 2012. And again, right, last Christmas.
Jonathan Hacker, left, when he came home on Christmas Day 2012. And again, right, last Christmas. (Jonathan Hacker)

His life wasn't supposed to turn out like this.

It was Christmas 2012. Jonathan Hacker, a pastor's son, was at a bus stop. He was 115 pounds with no teeth.

After 13 years of meth addiction, homosexuality and even a stint in the gay adult film industry, the prodigal was ready to come home.

"I looked like I was 80 years old," Hacker says.

When he showed up to his parents' doorstep on Christmas Day, "They never asked me why it took so long for me to come back."

Hacker thought his life was over, but God was just getting started.

"What the devil tried to kill me with, God used it for my good," Hacker says.

Six years ago, he says he didn't think anyone would want him. Now, Hacker is happily married to a Spirit-filled Brazilian woman, and the couple has two bouncing boys.

Once he recommitted his life to the Lord, the miracles started pouring in.

Listen to the podcast to hear how a 23-time convicted felon landed at one of the nation's most prestigious cooking schools and turned his life around.

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