Full of Joy

Full of Joy

Since coming here, I have rededicated my life to Christ.  I have been completely delivered from my addiction.  God has taken me by the hand and is ministering to me daily.  He is repairing my brokenness.  Most of all, I have been forgiven.  I am a child of God and I...
A Different Outlook

A Different Outlook

I became a Christian at a very young age, and was raised in a “once saved always saved” church.  I thought that meant I could do whatever I wanted to do.  I began using drugs as a teenager because I did not know how to cope with life.  After a bad car accident, I...
A Vision for My Future

A Vision for My Future

10 months ago I walked through the doors of Adult and Teen Challenge of the Upper Cumberland. Before coming here, I did not believe in Jesus Christ. I lived my entire life believing what the world had to offer me was the only option. Growing up I never knew who my...
He Walks Before Me

He Walks Before Me

As a child I remember feeling unloved. I started looking for love in the wrong places and at the age of 15 I became pregnant. I was forced to terminate this pregnancy and this decision left me with shame and guilt. I started using pain pills to mask the pain and fill...
Equipping Me

Equipping Me

I struggled with anxiety, depression, and a severe drug addiction to meth and suboxone. Being under the influence led me to three failed attempts at a career as a licensed cosmetologist. I took a look at my life and realized I was desperate for someone or something to...
A Story of Hope

A Story of Hope

What is hope? Hope is defined as a confident expectation of what God has promised and its strength is in His faithfulness. When you are in addiction, there seems to be no hope. You are totally lost and broken. In the beginning, it may seem fun and exciting. Before...