Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

I grew up in a good home with good parents, but I was always seeking the approval of men. I used my appearance to find the love I was searching for. My mind was fixed on my looks, and how I would look better if I changed this or that about myself. I never felt good...
Annual Dessert Banquet

Annual Dessert Banquet

The Annual Adult and Teen Challenge of the Upper Cumberland Fundraising Dessert Banquet, 10 Years and Counting, is coming up Thursday, March 21, 6:30pm at the Leslie Town Centre. Adult and Teen Challenge of the Upper Cumberland is celebrating 10 years of ministry! The...
I Walked Away

I Walked Away

A few years ago, I walked away from my Lord. I am a mother of three wonderful, little girls. I tried to walk out my life in my own strength and be supermom. I became too prideful to ask for help. I tried to be a full-time mom, full-time employee, the softball mom, the...
My Future is Secure

My Future is Secure

Before I came to Adult and Teen Challenge of the Upper Cumberland, I was homeless, involved in prostitution, and completely addicted to any drug I could get my hands on to to help me escape life.  At the age of 14, I began jumping into relationships with men of all...
No Longer Afraid

No Longer Afraid

Prior to becoming a Christian four years ago, I had no experience with church, the Gospel, or “Christian upbringing”.  This left me searching for meaning in my life in all the wrong places.  I spent a lot of my life dealing with fear, rejection, and creating coping...
Count It All Joy

Count It All Joy

Before coming to Adult and Teen Challenge I was completely bound by alcohol and co-dependent relationships.  My parents divorced when I was a young girl and although I grew up happy, I still felt something was lacking.  I began clinging to men and always seeking to...