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Beacons of Hope, Doug & Anthony’s Story

2024-05-17T10:26:31-07:00

Beacons of Hope, Doug & Anthony's Story At the heart of Fresno’s correctional system, Doug Ghan’s ministry has served as a beacon of hope for over two decades. For 26 years, Doug has been driving to and from the juvenile hall and county jails, bringing Jesus’ message of redemption to those who [...]

Beacons of Hope, Doug & Anthony’s Story2024-05-17T10:26:31-07:00

The Restored Family Man, Ernie’s Story

2024-04-10T16:14:09-07:00

The Restored Family Man, Ernie's Story Ernie's descent into addiction was quick. His appetite grew for any substance that promised an escape from reality. By his early teens, he was ensnared in the grip of alcohol and petty crime — a trajectory that culminated in his first arrest at just 14 years [...]

The Restored Family Man, Ernie’s Story2024-04-10T16:14:09-07:00

Greg’s Story

2021-10-01T16:28:38-07:00

“I started using drugs to mask the pain...” Greg Greg’s story is so inspiring, but it’s even more powerful when you know “the rest of the story.”Here it is, briefly summarized, in his own words: I started using drugs to mask the pain that I felt from being exposed to sexual abuse when [...]

Greg’s Story2021-10-01T16:28:38-07:00

ARISE Pledge Unity

2021-10-08T08:48:51-07:00

Thank you for joining the most important movement of our lifetime. As followers of Christ, we're called to share the good news of the Gospel. Some of Jesus' last words on earth were, "Go and make disciples of all nations." Sharing our faith isn't a suggestion, it's a command. [...]

ARISE Pledge Unity2021-10-08T08:48:51-07:00

“I don’t ever have to feel lonely again.” Merina

2021-07-28T16:22:38-07:00

“I don’t ever have to feel lonely again.” Merina Merina tried to fill the God-sized hole in her heart with men, drugs, and friends. But no matter what she tried, it was never enough and she continued to feel empty inside. But at Teen Challenge, Merina found a new path. See her amazing story [...]

“I don’t ever have to feel lonely again.” Merina2021-07-28T16:22:38-07:00

“I thought I’d never be free.” Quinn’s Story

2021-06-21T09:24:08-07:00

“I thought I’d never be free.” -Quinn's Story That’s what Quinn thought, but God had other plans. Because generous people like you provided a place for Quinn, he could come to Teen Challenge and find a better way. Here, he learned that God could heal him and restore the broken relationships with [...]

“I thought I’d never be free.” Quinn’s Story2021-06-21T09:24:08-07:00

Yvonne’s Story

2021-05-03T10:27:43-07:00

Inside I was Calling for Jesus | Yvonne's Story “My addiction started with my mom back when I was just out of high school.” That’s when Yvonne’s mom offered her a pipe with rock cocaine. That led to an on-again, off-again affair with drugs that lasted several years, where she would go from [...]

Yvonne’s Story2021-05-03T10:27:43-07:00

Michael’s Story

2021-04-08T14:55:21-07:00

Overwhelmed by feelings of abandonment and loneliness, he had fled from family and headed to the streets where he dove headfirst into addiction. From Homelessness to Freedom, Michael’s Story Overwhelmed by feelings of abandonment and loneliness, he had fled from family and headed to the streets where [...]

Michael’s Story2021-04-08T14:55:21-07:00

Paulina’s Story

2021-01-31T21:49:58-08:00

Paulina's Story Paulina’s Story Started with a Childhood SecretToday Paulina can say, “I’m a child of God. I’m an overcomer!”

Paulina’s Story2021-01-31T21:49:58-08:00

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