Category Archives: Guest Stories

Kevin’s Story

Born more than 2 months early with a debilitating heart condition and cataracts in both eyes, which made him near blind, Kevin wasn’t “set up” for success. Everything was a challenge, from school to work, yet he seemed to excel, eventually owning a business at the age of 19. Drinking and drugs were a problem…
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Jeff’s Story

Most five-year old boys are out riding their bikes or playing with hot wheels, but not Jeff. Jeff was smoking. That’s where his story starts. After his dad left when he was only five years old, his mother was forced to work multiple low-paying jobs, leaving his older siblings responsible for his care. After seeing…
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Bobby Gene King’s Story

Bobby woke up one day and looked around at his surroundings.  Here he was living with drug dealers in Tulsa.  This is not the life he was meant to live.  For several years he had been using “Ice” (a more potent form of crystal methamphetamine).  Over that time he had lost his home and all…
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Deena’s Story

Strong Start Deena had a fabulous childhood.  Her memories of family and friends are filled with laughter and positive experiences.  In the eighth grade she had accepted Christ and her future looked bright.  She could not imagine how a few small, choices would lead to such a different life than she had imagined. The Stumble…
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