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Pastor shares past troubles and path to redemption

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Michael Phillips says the death of his father when he was 12 “pushed me further away from the church” and he eventually started selling drugs. Facing 30 years in jail after the law caught up to him at 18, he was given a choice: prison or a special program that would send him to college instead. Speaking with TODAY’s Craig Melvin, Phillips talks about this second chance to discover who he truly is.

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