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Brian R.

KS

My name is Brian, I’m the director of Celebrate Recovery at Lenexa Baptist Church. God has used this program to bring me to a deeper and more intimate relationship with Him. The relationship I have with Him has given me a deeper and more personal rel...

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Hal L.

MO

I was raised in church, went off to college, went hog wild, got to the bottom of my barrel with alcohol and drugs and the party lifestyle and realized I’m not doing well in life… [watch video for full story]

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Abbi Z.

KS

Hey. I am Abbi and this is my story. I grew up in the church and my parents are both very strong in their faith. I accepted Christ at a young age and got baptized right away. Flash forward to middle school and I started getting bullied a lot and didn...

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Michael H.

MO

I was a mess. I went around and stole everything that wasn’t nailed to the floor…At one point I went into unorganized fighting to make a little money. I had a huge pride and ego that was covering what was really going on. I was born to a father y...

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Thomas G.

MO

I’ve been a Christian for the last six or seven years. About two years back, I lost my son. It was a hard loss. I almost lost my way with God. Got majorly lost in drugs and with the help of friends… [watch video] To learn how you can connect ...

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Kayla H.

MO

My parents did meth and sold it. They were young and so then I was put into foster care because I was in trauma. My parents now, before they adopted me they took us to church for the first time in my life. It was pretty cool because everyone was ni...

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Victor A.

MO

My mother was a prostitute. She was doing drugs and alcohol and involved with the street life. She gave me up after I was ten days old so that I could be adopted in foster care. I thank God because He had a plan, even in that. Like He says, even i...

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John P.

MO

I grew up a farm boy. At the age of ten my mother had a heartache and died. That left a lot of resentment in my heart about God and what his plan was for me. Somewhere along the line I got involved with drugs. Later I got married ... [watch video]...

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Nova N.

MO

I was smoking pot, doing pills, drinking. I was really lost in the world, trying to find my needs in other things and fill the void. One day I came up to a car wash...[watch full video]

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Carlos & Melissa A.

KS

We both come from impoverished families. I grew up in a very poor home, cockroach infested, mice jumping on my bed at night, a place that I stayed away from…I grew up in California and was in gangs too. I was running from the police, selling drugs,...

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Eric R.

KS

For as long as I can remember I lived a self-centered, self-seeking life. I had a "me first" mentality. Living that self-centered life still left me feeling empty and hopeless. On the outside I may have seemed happy but on the inside I was ...

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Bill C.

MO

I spent the first 39 years of my life chasing after money, power, and influence. In the process I have been locked up in ten different states, I have ridden over 2500 miles in handcuffs, leg irons, and waist chains. I have been in riots in prisons,...

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Tommy M.

MO

Growing up without a healthy father figure, giving in to a life of drugs, gangs, and the wrong role models, God intervened and transformed me and has given me a greater purpose in life.

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Jeff B.

IA

Before I accepted Christ, I was doing all the things that I thought would bring me enjoyment such as drinking, doing drugs, and hanging out with my friends in the bar. I had grown up in church but had drifted far away from my religious roots when I ...

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