Filling the Void

Filling the Void

Before coming to Adult and Teen Challenge, I was homeless. I had lost all of my self-worth, my hope, and all of my joy. My life was chaos, and I knew no other way to live. As a young child, my parents got divorced. This caused a lot of dysfunction. I can remember...
I Have Been Made New

I Have Been Made New

Before coming to Adult and Teen Challenge of the Upper Cumberland, my life was chaotic, and I was so broken and lost.  I never really felt like I was good enough for this world.  I felt as though I could never do anything right, and I had absolutely no self worth.  I...
My True Identity

My True Identity

Before coming to Adult and Teen Challenge of the Upper Cumberland, I sought happiness in all the wrong places.  I have always had a wonderful family that loves me very much, but I continued to surround myself with the wrong group of people.  I had no idea who I really...
A Little R & R

A Little R & R

My name is Tammy Beaty, and I attend the Carthage Hope for Life group sponsored by Adult and Teen Challenge of the Upper Cumberland.  When you first hear of Teen Challenge, you automatically think of drug and alcohol addiction.  I have never had a drug or alcohol...
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...
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...