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Keep scrolling to read the latest blog posts from our Executive Director, our resource blog, and resident testimonies.

Recent Challenger Posts

Dr. Jeff Bonzelaar

Canaries in the Cave: The Growing Mental Health Epidemic

I am deeply troubled by the “mental health” crisis rocking our nation. It has become…
Dr. Jeff Bonzelaar

What the Christmas Cast Members Say (without using words)

Death and life are in the power of the tongue. They are also in the…
Dr. Jeff Bonzelaar

Medicine, Gratitude & Addiction

I have suffered with an illness for most of my life. It causes excessive fidgeting…
Dr. Jeff Bonzelaar

Alcoholism & the Sacredness of Sin

Words have tremendous power. They define and describe. Illumine and awaken. Point, challenge, suggest. Words…

Resource Blog


Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorder: Schizophrenia

Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorder: Schizophrenia By DeAnza Bonzelaar Substance use disorder and mental health disorder…

What Is Fentanyl?

What Is Fentanyl? By: DeAnza Bonzelaar According to the National Center for Drug Abuse Statistics,…

Signs and Symptoms of Drug Abuse and Addiction

Signs and Symptoms of Drug Abuse and Addiction By DeAnza Bonzelaar Adapted from Common…

Why Don’t People Seek Help?

Why Don't People Seek Help? By DeAnza Bonzelaar In 2018, 15.1 million adults aged 26…

Resident Testimonies


Jared’s Story

My journey starts out in the small village of Holly, Michigan, a town where everyone…

Dylan’s Story

I had it all--money, a fiance, travelling, respect, friends. But I lacked purpose. So I…

Bret’s Story

I did not know my purpose.  My life and thinking were centered around getting and…

Joshua’s Story

Before I came to Life Challenge, I was living week to week, self-medicating in order…