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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...

Problems Never Leave To start off this blog, let me give you a short testimony… My problems definitely haven't left.  I never had so many people die around me in my whole life than I have in my short couple years in Teen Challenge. Death has definitely...

A big part of my testimony deals with my mind-set, the way I thought before and after my addiction and my thinking pattern in my recovery.  My thinking pattern was the last thing to change with God’s help and His Word.  It’s still in the...

God-Sized Assignment *I am doing a Bible study on the book “Experiencing God” by Henry & Richard Blackaby and Claude King, and there was one devotion I did about God-sized assignments and God led me to a revelation about our addiction and recovery. *Does your recovery feel...

Sowing & Reaping “Life serves back in the coin you pay.” -Oswald Chambers Which coins are you throwing in while living a life of addiction? Which coins could you be throwing in living a life out of addiction? Think about that for a minute… Your life is going to give you...

Get a Move On! “God will not make me think like Jesus, I have to do it myself.” -Oswald Chambers In comparison to how God won’t make us think like Jesus, He doesn’t make you think like a drug addict either...

“Freedom is choosing what controls you.” -Pastor Justin In my addiction I had no freedom...