Nicky Cruz was a troubled young man who lead a violent gang in the streets of New York City. Along side his gang members, he was convicted of murder of a young 15 year old boy. To his unknown, God had a plan for him through a pastor named David Wilkerson. Watch the video to see a glimpse into how this story unfolds. He is now 80 years old and still serving the Lord.
You may also watch a movie based on the life events and conversion of Nicky Cruz called The Cross and the Switch Blade on YouTube.