I lived a very dark and lonely life, always being abused and betrayed by the men I thought loved me. I would contemplate suicide and self-harm daily. I was a severe alcoholic and a heavy drug user. I was facing prison time for a crime I was not guilty of. … Continue reading
CORTNEY’S STORY I lived my life trying to fill the emptiness inside. Anything so I didn’t have to feel. I was homeless for a year. I was in a physically, emotionally, and mentally abusive relationship. I felt unworthy of love, rejected and never good enough. I was a hopeless failure, … Continue reading
ROBERT’S STORY I was living aimlessly and without hope. My mind was always filled with depression and self-pity. Due to my drug use, I lost my job and my residence. I had nowhere to turn, when my faithful parents suggested Life Challenge. They had heard about the program from someone … Continue reading
JAMES’ STORY Before I came to know Christ, I had lost my faculties of thinking and was not in my right mind. I had become a drunken and selfish person. I found myself in a storm and was shipwrecked and I asked the Lord to rescue me. I went into … Continue reading
My life was a mess. I was spending $300 a day on drugs and I was always mad at the world. I didn’t believe in God and I had never read the Bible. I didn’t have Jesus in my life. I needed a change in my life and a friend … Continue reading
I was a fugitive on the run living life to the extreme. The only thing I saw in my path were broken pieces created by 15 years of heroin. I created storms searching for answers I couldn’t find. I felt lost, helpless, living in darkness. Once again, I found myself … Continue reading
What was supposed to be the happiest time of life came to a crashing halt when the doctor informed me that the little girl I was pregnant with would never take her first breath. This left a gaping hole inside me that I tried to fill, and eventually led to … Continue reading
I always blamed God for the bad things that happened to me growing up. As an adult I developed an actual hatred for God after my son died in his sleep one night from SIDS. My anger and grief led me to drug addiction and a lifestyle of criminal activity … Continue reading
I was the worst of all sinners, consumed by the desire to please my flesh. My gods were drugs, lust, greed, anger and pride. Rebelling against God, I glorified a party lifestyle and enticed many to join my debauchery.
I was very depressed from my childhood, so to ease the pain I used drugs every day for 16 years. I didn’t care about anyone but myself. I joined the military and moved away but nothing helped. I tried to commit suicide five times.