Wendell W.

I was a pastor in a small town, and over time I became discouraged and wandered away from the Christian life. I found myself in rebellion, ashamed, miserable, and wallowing in sins that were crippling me. My life had become a rollercoaster and I wanted off, wanted to get right … Continue reading

Casey K.

I had been depressed for years and lived very carelessly. I cared about other people, just never myself. I didn’t like myself at all. So I drank whenever I could and started using cocaine at a young age. I knew that God was real and was pursuing me, but from … Continue reading


I used to live purely for my own pleasure, not caring what the cost was or who I was hurting. Whether it drugs, alcohol or sex, I did whatever I wanted, thinking only of myself. I went from smoking weed in the living room to doing hardcore drugs with random … Continue reading


It all started when I was 19. First I began using drugs, then I moved on to making and selling drugs as well. Somehow, I thought that lifestyle made me more attractive, physically and socially. When I began using needles to shoot up, everything started falling apart. I knew if … Continue reading


I was living a dark, double life. I was a ministry leader and part of the worship band at my church. On the outside everything looked fine, but any real relationship with Christ was nonexistent. Secretly, I had sunk to the lowest of lows: suffering from depression, taking anxiety medications, … Continue reading


My life felt like a never-ending cycle of severe depression, fear, drug addiction and unhealthy relationships. I felt trapped and I thought I could never change. I lived recklessly because I didn’t care about anything or anyone, including myself. In January, 2014, I had a brain aneurysm caused by abusing … Continue reading


I was filled with anger and self-hatred because I had been sexually abused as a child. I wanted to escape from the horrible memories and my behavior was very self-destructive. I drank alcohol, used drugs, and even cut and burned myself. After years of reckless and hopeless living, I ended … Continue reading