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Uncomfortable: One Family’s Story of Reconciliation

Leslie never imagined her life would turn out that way. Addicted to drugs. Estranged from her family. Selling everything she had to eat and to use. She never imagined a day when the Department of Human Resources (DHR) would take her 3-year-old son, Garrett away from her. But it happened. A few weeks ago we discussed… Continue reading Uncomfortable: One Family’s Story of Reconciliation

addiction · Ministry to the Poor · Prison Ministry · The Link of Cullman County

How to Reduce Recidivism One Heart at a Time

When I was 26 years old I had an encounter with God like I had never experienced before.  In fact, up until that point, I wasn’t even sure He existed. At the time I was extremely depressed. Still trying to work through the pain and  guilt of a recent divorce and subsequent bad decisions. You… Continue reading How to Reduce Recidivism One Heart at a Time

addiction · Ministry to the Poor · The Link of Cullman County

9 Ways to Love an Addict Even When It Hurts

Trying to love someone in addiction feels about the same as picking a rose from a bush. You know there is beauty at the end of it, but your going to have to go through a whole lot of pain to get there.

addiction · Ministry to the Poor · The Link of Cullman County

Can Community be the Cure to Addiction?

During the last four years, I have spent most days learning how I can come alongside people who have found themselves addicted to drugs and/or alcohol. Although, I had my days of partying, and fairly hard at that, by the grace of God, when He set me free of that lifestyle, I never looked back.… Continue reading Can Community be the Cure to Addiction?