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It's a blessing to update new stories of lives that are being changed at Adult & Teen Challenge in Virginia.  We hope you enjoy Adam's story and we pray his story encourages you in someway. Adam's Story 1.What’s your first name? Adam 2.How long have you been in the...

To the addict, From Jesus… “A Letter From Jesus” To my beautiful child, I know you don’t think I know how you feel being an addict.  I know you think I don’t understand the pain you are going through, the emotions you feel and the thoughts that run...

Faith-Based One Year Program Vs. Secular 30-Day Program “10 Reasons” 1.It didn’t take you a month to become an addict and it won’t take you a month to get totally recovered from your addiction. It took me awhile to become a full blown addict and it took me over a...

Accountability can help you recognize things in yourself that you wouldn’t be able to see on your own, good or bad. My sisters in Christ always show me things I need to work on and tells me what areas I’m growing in, which helps me understand...

Attacks Will Come… *on good days *on bad days *on sunny and warm days *on cloudy and cold days *at home, at work and at school *during old age and in your childhood *they come in big storms and in misty rain showers No matter when or where the attacks come, what will...

To the addict: Do you see any potential in yourself when you look in the mirror?  Do you think others see any potential when they look at you?  Do you truly believe that you don’t have anything to offer the world? Well, let me tell you something...

Forbidden Love *Forbidden love… Loving someone or something you can’t have… Craving what you can’t have… As recovered addicts, even when we get clean and sober, it’s very hard to let go of certain intimate relationships from our past.  We still crave that relationship we were in during our...

God Has Your Family Let me start off this blog by telling you some things that I’ve seen from being in my addiction and then coming into the Teen Challenge program, living with other students who struggle with being away from their family. In our addiction: We...

Out of the Heart: The Recovering Heart “But the things that come out of the mouth come from the heart, and these things defile a man. For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false testimony, and slander.” Matthew 15:18-19 Sobriety is more...