Rock star Alice Cooper has opened up about how his faith helped him overcome his alcohol addiction.
Alice Cooper makes surprise stop at church, sharing testimony
Rock star Alice Cooper made a surprise stop at a church in Ohio and shared how he became a follower of Jesus Christ.
Pastor Alistair Begg from Parkside Church in Cleveland invited the 71-year-old to the stage to deliver his testimony.
The Welcome to My Nightmare rocker told worshippers that Christianity "got a hold of my life and turned me upside down, which was really to turn me the right way up".
Cooper decided it was time to change his rock-star lifestyle nearly 40 years ago, when he found himself throwing up blood, which he says saved him from alcoholism
“I went as far away as I could," Cooper said from the pulpit, standing beside his wife of 40 years, Cheryl.
"And of course I became an alcoholic, I became a drug addict. Cheryl lived through that with me.
“It doesn’t matter how many drugs I take, I’m not fulfilled. This isn’t satisfying.
“There’s a spiritual hunger going on. Everybody feels it. If you don’t feel it now, you will. Trust me. You will...Drinking beer is easy. Trashing your hotel room is easy. But being a Christian, that’s a tough call. That’s the real rebellion."
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