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“Nothing is Impossible with God! Don’t ever doubt Him.” -Monique

"Nothing is Impossible with God! Don't ever doubt Him." - Monique In the early 1990s, Monique found herself addicted to cocaine and her addiction created a series of tragedies, including being shot and losing her two-month-old son. Then dad convinced her to enter Teen Challenge in Philadelphia. She completed [...]

Greg’s Story

“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 [...]

ARISE Pledge Unity

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 [...]

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

“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 [...]

God’s Warrior on the Front Lines: Amanda’s Story

God’s Warrior on the Front Lines: Amanda’s Story At Teen Challenge, Amanda found her worth and a new identity. Because donors paid her way through Teen Challenge with their gifts, she is now helping to rescue others who need to find freedom from addiction. “God has hand-picked me,” [...]

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

“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 [...]

“When Jesus Delivered Me” – Michael’s Story

“When Jesus Delivered Me” – Michael’s Story Drinking, partying, and drugs just about cost Michael everything. He had entered college on a scholarship but left in disgrace and before long, found himself burning one bridge after another. Then the day came when his mom pulled him aside and told [...]

Yvonne’s Story

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, [...]

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