Author: Justin Franich

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// This is the second article in a 2 part blog post. In my last post I discussed how it’s going to take Hope to move us out of the place of brokenness. Jesus is the true giver of Hope and as we receive this Hope...

One Word: HOPE Hope- a feeling of expectation and desires for a certain thing to happen, goal, plan, wish, expectation, a feeling of trust One of the biggest struggles that we face in trying to move forward when dealing with a loved one in addiction is what...

I was sitting in church one day and right as the Pastor got up to speak I began to hear a really faint ringtone. It wasn’t your traditional phone ringing. Someone had put a long song as their ringtone. At first I thought that I...

We have survived, shew. Winter Storm Jonas hit the East Coast with all fanfare and force that was forecasted. Some areas reported as much as 42” inches of snow, placing this storm in the history books. I spent much of the weekend watching the storm out...

You suspected that there might be something happening for a while now. You've seen the signs. Late night arrivals home after everyone else is asleep. Inconsistencies in the stories of where their paycheck disappeared to. Bloodshot eyes and irrational behavior.  Then finally you get the...

The phone rings, you pick up and hear the voice on the other end announce that you've got a collect call coming in from the regional jail. As you reluctantly accept the call you brace yourself to hear what you have heard so many times...

I have become a huge fan of the Dave Ramsey show over the past few years. On my way to the office this morning the podcast from yesterday especially peaked my interest. I would encourage you to take a few minutes and listen to the...

I'll never forget the last few months of my addiction. They were without a doubt the worst few months of during the 5 years that I face the problem of Meth. Not just for me, but also for the family that had cared about me...

Discipleship can be defined as a follower or pupil of a teacher or leader. After years of working with those seeking recovery from the grip of addiction, I have come to an absolute conviction as to one of the key foundational elements essential to the...