Pastor Andrew Palau tells his prodigal story of a squandered youth spent on alcohol abuse, vandalism, and a disdain for Christianity - and what his parents did that led to his salvation in his mid-twenties.
For more than 24 years, Andrew Palau has played a key role in the day-to-day ministry of the Luis Palau Association. He has been instrumental in building the LPA model for citywide outreach as an evangelist, director, and team leader. Andrew has guided campaigns, led church relations efforts, trained thousands of believers in friendship evangelism, and proclaimed the Gospel to countless people around the world. His weekly radio broadcasts are heard on thousands of radio outlets in dozens of countries. Andrew has authored several books including Secret Life of a Fool and What is Christmas?, and has served as a regular contributor to national publications on issues of faith. Andrew and his wife, Wendy, have three children and reside in Portland, Ore. Learn more about Andrew at the Luis Palau Association website.