Testimonies

 

CherylDoss Lonnie – Relapse
Lonnie’s downward spiral was intensified by drug, pill and alcohol addictions. He became
verbally and physically abusive to his mother. Life seemed to turn around after he entered a treatment center. Then, the clutches of addiction returned after Lonnie hurt his back. Lonnie shares his story of how God transformed his life from the streets to a stable home and job.

Gary Krause Gerardo – Psychoactive Drugs
Gerardo started using when he was quite young. His addictions intensified to where he used for five years without missing a single day. A stint in the military didn’t help, he was an addict that couldn’t stop. Today, things are different. Gerado shares the key to his recovery from drugs and alcohol.

Nathan L Krause Kerri – Family Impact
Kerri had it all—a great life, two beautiful children, a wonderful Christian husband. Then, the secrets of addiction crept into her home. She has watched her family self-destruct right before her eyes. These experiences have tested her faith and love in family…and in God. Kerri explains how addiction does not have to end a relationship.

CherylDoss Adrianna – Workaholism
Adrianna is a recovery counselor. She watched her patients improve but found herself slipping. She poured herself into work, just to avoid facing her own problems at home. Finally, she admitted that she needed to deal with guilt, self-blame and old traumas. Today, Adrianna doesn’t work to hide her issues, she works to share the hope she’s discovered through treatment and a personal relationship with God.

Gary Krause Karen Journey to Wholeness-A Christian 12 Steps Program
Karen started using marijuana and alcohol in high school. She was able to hide her addictions until she heard a former addict turned pastor share a church sermon. It was a turning point for her. Although slow, change had begun one step at a time. Karen shares how the 12 steps guided her return to God.

Nathan L Krause Rawly – Treatment Options
Rawly knows how difficult it can be for addict to get help. He was one. Rawly is a former addict turned treatment center administrator. Because of this experience, he understands that every addict needs unique treatment. Rawly explains how an addict’s dependence on God is the right step in ultimate healing.

CherylDoss Dwayne – Overeating
When times were tough, Dwayne turned to food for comfort. It medicated the physical and emotional pain. His breakthrough came through prayer. Dwayne shares how he doesn’t have to be a slave to his impulses. With God’s help, he is now in control.

Gary Krause Evie – Prescription Medication
Evie’s addiction to prescription medication began with her migraine headaches. She went from pills to alcohol to out-of-control. Angry about her life, Evie relied on her pills to help her through the day. Today, God has given her peace…and freedom from pills.

Nathan L Krause Keith The Life of an Addict
Keith just wanted to fit in at school. Peer pressure resulted in a cocaine addiction. It became so severe that he became psychotic. Going to work was out of the question, so Keith got help. Treatment and prayer gave him a second chance at life. He’s amazed that God has given him a second chance at life.

CherylDoss Dee – Tobacco
Smoking wasn’t a big deal for Dee. She grew up with smokers in her home. Yet she realized that she was puffing her life away. The habit isn’t gone but that hasn’t stopped her desire to quit. She’s relying on God and believes that He is working to take it away. This new relationship with Him is changing her whole life.

Gary Krause Lou – Adult Alcoholism
Alcohol and drugs took Lou to the edge of life and death. He had left a trail of ruin and hurt, so he considered suicide as this only option. In prison, he discovered a new chance at life. Lou explains who made the difference in his recovery.