REFORMED GANGSTER SPEAKS TO STUDENTS
This former East End Enforcer turned evangelist visits students to tell of his remarkable conversion.
John Pridmore, who nearly killed a man who failed to pay a debt, speaks to students at Schools across the world. Now a high profile Christian speaker, the 52-year-old travels the globe talking about how he changed his life. He tells pupils about his heavy involvement in organised crime and long stretches in prison.
The reformed Gangster,who nearly killed a man outside a London nightclub only to impress an underworld boss who was there . That was 20 years ago and he decided to use his experiences to help young people by showing them an alternative path to violence and drugs and using there gifts to help other.
After his conversion in 1992 he made his way to the Bronx in New York to join the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, a small group of men who live as monks in some of the seediest urban districts, to help them in their outreach work.
while in the Bronx he meet Saint Mother Theresa who helped him to love again and to use his story to help others.