"It was like he was preaching to only me and you know that day I felt God was talking to me through his preaching and everything he said felt right."
"I got down on my knees and was just praying to God to just release me from everything and my
"After you get saved, you know what you were doing is wrong, and something you don't want to do. I haven't gone back since, and I never will," declares Crystal.
Incredibly, Crystal went on to marry the pastor of her sisters Church, David. The couple soon had a son, Carter. "David is the kind of guy that thinks your past is your past. You can't keep looking back at it. It's done with," she said.
Crystal went on to train as both a paralegal and a pastor. Now, she and David have planted their own Church, New Beginnings Christian Life in Fulton, New York, and hope to use their story to inspire others to come and follow Jesus. "What I would like people to take away from us is that God can forgive you no matter what past you come from. I hope it encourages everybody else to do the same, to realise that money and fame isn't what it's about," said David.
Crystal believes that the grace of Jesus Christ has completely transformed her from the inside out. Now, she is ministering the good news of the gospel to others.
"My past made me who I am today and God has changed my life completely."
Watch Crystal talk about her astonishing journey below.