Stories

Nathan's Story I came to Teen Challenge a broken, beaten down, spiritually dead, physical disaster that was so depressed that at times I wanted to no longer be living. In those moments, the pain and shame, guilt and regret were so utterly and completely overwhelming that...

Brad's Story My name is Brad.  I’m 20 years old and from Warrenton, VA.  Prior to coming to Teen Challenge I always thought that I could do what I was supposed to do and do what I wanted to do at the sam time and still...

Amos's Story My name is Amos and I am a 37 year old “addict” working towards a better life through the Lord Jesus Christ. I am always hoping and praying for that better future, but I seem to catch myself being stuck in the darkness a...

Ben's Story My name is Ben. I am 37 years old and from Pembroke, VA. I have 3 beautiful daughters: Jaiden (12), Jasmine (10) and Serenity (15 months). I grew up in a Christian home and was raised in Church. My grandfather was a pastor and...

Lindsey's Story My name is Lindsey Gorsuch.  I’m 22 years old from Waynesboro, VA.  I’ve been struggling with substance abuse since I was around 15 years old.  It started out small, like drinking occasionally and smoking weed, but then I started experimenting with pills when I...

Kailah’s Story  We encourage you to read Kailah's Story of transformation and how God is doing miracles in Kailah's life. Hello!  My name is Kailah and I’m 23 years old.  I have been in the program for 3 months now.  From the time I was 2 until...

We are honored to post our newest story of life transformation here at Shenandoah Valley Adult & Teen Challenge in Virginia.  We hope you enjoy Phillip's story on how God changed his life! Phillip's Story What is your first name? Phillip How long have you been in the program? I...

Amanda's Story We hope you enjoy our most recent testimony of transformation at our Shenandoah Valley Adult & Teen Challenge in Virginia.  Amanda is about to graduate our induction phase program and move into our 2nd phase women's home. 1.What’s your first name? Amanda 2.How long have you been...

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...

Amanda's Story My name is Amanda and this is my story.  I’m 20 years old and from Charleston, South Carolina.  I grew up in a wonderful family.  We always went to church but I never had a relationship with God.  I was a good kid in...