Stories of Hope

Rocco’s Story, Part One: A Parent’s Fight against Addiction and Trafficking

“I do love telling a story, because it’s all about Christ, and what the Lord has done is just absolutely amazing in ten years of …

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Whitney Teeler, Reflections on Her Redeemed Faith, Family and New Beginnings

In November of 2016, Whitney Teeler wrote a Facebook post, recognizing “life is taking me down the rockiest road I’ve ever been on. I’ve lost …

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Alia’s Story: the Pursuit of God and Telling His Story

“When I left Refuge, I thought, ‘I’ll do anything, Lord, the only thing I don’t want to do is tell my story.’… and especially not …

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Deanna’s Story: The Next Chapter of Living Freely in the Promises

Though the highs and lows of the sex industry are often the most highlighted chapters of victims’ stories, the persisting untold story is that of …

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Hannah’s Story: Radical Transformation and Redemption Through the Family of God

Hannah Tyner was 16 years old when her struggle with addiction began. Despite a stable upbringing, she found herself in a relationship with an older …

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Taryn’s Story: Running for a Reason Outside Herself

“People want to do something. They hear these stories, they read the testimonies on the blog and in the email, and it’s like, ‘okay, I …

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T’s Story: Finding Redemption, Finding a Home

T was sitting in jail, not for the first time, when Celebrate Recovery came in. “They played the song, ‘Oceans,’ and I had this funny …

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A’s Story: The Game-Changing Empowerment of Survivor Made

A (name withheld) wasn’t much of a drinker, nor did she hold a wild lifestyle, when she went out one night with a friend and …

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Jessica’s Story: the Redemption of the Prodigal Daughter

“I was huge into changing the world, even… as I was becoming a young adult,” Jessica Joy outlined her faithful upbringing, coupled with her fiery …

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