"I just walked away from God." Michael blamed God for the misfortunes in his life. The abuse he suffered at the hands of his stepfather. The trouble that sent him to a "boys' prison" until the age of 16. His broken marriages and the estrangement of his...

"My daughter was scared and worried about me when I should have been worried about her." Poor choices including drug abuse plunged Lisa into homelessness. Losing custody of her young daughter, Jade, drove her even deeper into addiction. "I was living in a friend's garage, bathing...

Hope Ministries has made me a better person Tim had always been a loner. His addiction to alcohol contributed to his isolation by eroding his family's trust and destroying his relationship with those he loved most. Eventually he became homeless, camping by the river. When the...

"I've never felt that anyone loved me." When Alyse’s meth addiction finally drove her to our doors, she was broken and wanted to die. She started using drugs as a teenager – she needed them to numb the pain of sexual abuse and other tragedies no child...