Invitation to a Prodigal
In his early years, Josh Colwell got into all sorts of trouble, from drugs and alcohol, to gang and criminal activity. Eventually, the whole thing was bound to catch up to him, and he ended in prison. His life started to turn around in 2018, when he was released. He joined a community organization which supports people like him. Eventually, Josh’s life turned to a more spiritual one, making him an evangelical preacher to people who had similar experiences in their lives.
- During his developmental years in Rochester, New Hampshire, Josh Colwell fell into alcoholism, crystal methamphetamine addiction, and gang life.
- Colwell became a part of the SOS Recovery Community Organization in Dover, New Hampshire. There he interacted with Michelle R. Gagne, who began working at the facility in February 2019.
- Colwell became evangelistic in telling others the good news that he received. He began inviting other residents of the sober house to church.
“Federal authorities arrested him and he went to jail for dealing. When released in the fall of 2018, officials warned him to avoid drugs and alcohol, unless he wanted to end up behind bars again.”