Violence, abuse, and addiction were all Rick Langlais knew until he met Jesus in adulthood through the loving intervention of Ralph Gliege, then pastor of West Portal (MB) Church. For the past two decades, Langlais has provided drop-in space, clothing, and food – and love – through Hands On Street Ministry in Saskatoon. Now he’s also become a sought-after speaker on Saskatchewan reserves and in adult-learning classrooms.
Dysfunctional: The Rick Langlais StoryAuthor: Andrew Fehr with Rick LanglaisDysfunctional is the non-fiction account of Rick Langlais’ life story. The reader follows the founder and president of Saskatoon’s Hands On Street Ministries through an early childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood filled with extreme violence, abuse, drugs, and alcohol.