Addict to World-Changer, Tom Tiemens

2019-01-02T09:43:00+00:00

Addict to World-Changer, Tom Tiemens In 1968 Teen Challenge of Southern California was in its 5th year. Tom was in his 22nd. He was 6’1” tall but weighed just 135 pounds. Drugs were killing him. When he got arrested again his probation officer offered two choices: prison or Teen Challenge. “I didn’t want [...]

Addict to World-Changer, Tom Tiemens 2019-01-02T09:43:00+00:00

Jason

2018-11-20T08:11:55+00:00

Jason Graduated from Teen Challenge in 2005.  Jason graduated from Teen Challenge in 2005 and was hired as an accounting clerk. Today, 13 years later, he is the Controller for Teen Challenge of Southern California. Since joining the staff he has earned several promotions, moving into positions of increased responsibility. The value he and his [...]

Jason 2018-11-20T08:11:55+00:00

Wise Family

2018-07-27T13:34:32+00:00

Don and Luz sensed there was a problem with their son, David. David was born in Latin America, lived there for the first 13 years of his life, and was having trouble adjusting to life in America. He disliked school and began isolating himself from others. When David was in middle school, [...]

Wise Family 2018-07-27T13:34:32+00:00

Radical Miracles and Life Transformation: Greg and Cheryl’s Story

2017-10-24T14:10:51+00:00

Radical Miracles and Life Transformation: Greg and Cheryl's Story Greg just wanted peace. But instead of turning to the Savior he met when he was 15, he leaned on alcohol to deal with life’s stress. Eventually, that cost him his career and personal and professional relationships. In short, Greg became a broken soul [...]

Radical Miracles and Life Transformation: Greg and Cheryl’s Story 2017-10-24T14:10:51+00:00

A Life Restored – Michael’s Story

2017-10-24T16:46:44+00:00

A Life Restored - Michael's Story Nearly every day we encounter the story of someone whose life was changed because of the ministry of Teen Challenge. However, sometimes the story doesn’t go the way we expect it should. Today I want to tell you about Michael. He has just such a story. When only [...]

A Life Restored – Michael’s Story 2017-10-24T16:46:44+00:00

Michelle’s Journey: From Homeless Addict to Missionary

2017-08-08T20:00:06+00:00

Michelle grew up in a stable Christian home, an independent, bright young woman—until she started drinking and smoking marijuana. Even though she had grown up in church, she went the opposite direction and immersed herself in a lifestyle of parties and drugs. Michelle eventually became so difficult to live with that her parents finally asked [...]

Michelle’s Journey: From Homeless Addict to Missionary 2017-08-08T20:00:06+00:00

Lost in Gangs and Drug Addiction, but God Intervened – Melissa’s Story

2017-10-13T14:55:28+00:00

Lost in Gangs and Drug Addiction, but God Intervened - Melissa's Story While deep in gangs and drug addiction, Melissa was betrayed by friends and her life threatened—but God miraculously intervened and saved her. “God showed me that I was his daughter and that he still had a plan and a calling for me.” [...]

Lost in Gangs and Drug Addiction, but God Intervened – Melissa’s Story 2017-10-13T14:55:28+00:00

Rejected by Family, Faced with Prison: Christina Found Hope at Teen Challenge

2017-10-13T15:05:45+00:00

Rejected by Family, Faced with Prison: Christina Found Hope at Teen Challenge Born and raised in the Philippines, Christina was molested and then rejected by her family when just a young girl. Though she tried again and again to win their acceptance through good behavior, academic awards and even a nursing license, she was [...]

Rejected by Family, Faced with Prison: Christina Found Hope at Teen Challenge 2017-10-13T15:05:45+00:00