Blog 2017-10-13T15:12:30+00:00

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Heidi – “I’ve Been Redeemed”

Heidi - "I've Been Redeemed" Defiance is expressed in many ways. For parents of those choosing the destructive path of addiction, defiant words come with almost inexpressible pain. The parents of a young woman who was running away from the Biblical values of her formative years knew that [...]

Dawn Found Hope and Joy at Teen Challenge

Dawn Found Hope and Joy at Teen Challenge She began using drugs at 14 and continued for 22 years. She was abused. Her father left when she was one; she was five when her mother died. Imagine that life. Without hope, without joy. “I thought I was too far [...]

Once Unwanted, Now a Daughter of the King

Once Unwanted, Now a Daughter of the King Unloved. Unwanted. That was Amber Lynne’s childhood reality. “My sisters and I were always a burden to my parents,” she said. Drugs were more important to her parents than their children were. At age 14, Amber Lynne numbed her own pain [...]

Thomas Fire Update

Thomas Fire Update The story of how Teen Challenge of Southern California was impacted by the Thomas Fire in early December is a report of both loss and blessing. Near midnight on December 4, the ladies on our Ventura campus were alerted by the sheriff that the [...]

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! December 17, 2017 "For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, and The Prince of Peace." Isaiah 9:6 [...]

TCMI – 2017 Review

TCMI 2017 Review December, 2017 Thank you so much for your support this year! With your help we've been able to: Commission 47 graduates into Teen Challenge and local church ministry from Hawaii to Florida. Imagine, before these men and women were trapped in addiction [...]

End of Year Recap 2017

December 7, 2017 Thank you for giving to the Lord - End of Year Giving Opportunity 2017 Thank you for your generous donations throughout this year to Teen Challenge Southern California. Those who are hopeless and bound by addiction are daily finding freedom and deliverance at Teen Challenge by God's [...]

Mighty Man of God: Ron Strong

Mighty Man of God: Ron Strong For more than 20 years, Ron Strong was an addict and drug dealer, his life marked with violence and pain. In 1992, he overdosed six times, each time ending up in the hospital. But then someone told him about Teen Challenge and how [...]