Faces of Hope is proud to introduce you to Justin, at 25 he was an alcoholic and on the verge of suicide.
After TREK and his time at HopeQuest, Justin learned the tools to begin a life of transformation and recovery from alcoholism. Justin now uses his gifts and talents to share with others the hope found in relationship with Jesus Christ.
Justin: My childhood memories are rich and fond, surrounded by family. At a very early age I found I had [...]
An inspirational message to all our Friends and Partners in Hope,
“You [God] are good and what you do is good; teach me your decrees.” ~Psalm 119:68 (NIV)
Brooke shared her testimony earlier this month in our “Faces of Hope” email. Reflecting on her journey, it is often difficult to believe that the hard things in our lives can be good in God’s eyes. Whether the disappointments of daily life, the addictions resulting from brokenness, he consequences of sin, or unexplained tragedy, our human nature [...]
“I Believed in God, but I didn’t trust Him.”
“My name is Brooke. I am 29 years old and have struggled with drug addiction & addictions to many things – basically anything or anybody that made me numb, took away my pain, and enabled me to avoid my feelings. After my parents divorced when I was seven, a family member sexually abused me. Even though I had been raised in the church, I had a totally distorted view of God and who [...]
“In my anguish I cried to the LORD, and he answered by setting me free.” ~Psalm 118:5 (NIV 1984)
Often times in our anguish, trouble, crisis, or despair, we cry out to the Lord for an immediate answer to an immediate problem. We don’t want to look for destructive habits, assess weaknesses, or explore unhealed wounds; we simply want to be rescued from the moment!
But what God desires for us is much bigger – yet much smaller. It is much grander [...]
Caleb: “I went to TREK for an addiction to pornography that I had struggled with from the age of 13 which eventually led to Internet pornography. And the Internet pornography really grabbed hold of my heart. Brittany and I married right after college and neither one of us knew how to handle my addiction treatment. It brought a lot of turmoil into our relationship and we just tried to work through it the best way we knew how.”
Brittany: “It was [...]
There is hope…and His name is Jesus.
“It is because of the Lord’s mercy and loving-kindness that we are not consumed; because His [tender] compassions fail not. They are new every morning; great and abundant is Your stability and faithfulness. The Lord is my portion or share, says my living being (my inner self); therefore I will hope in Him and wait expectantly for Him.” ~Lamentations 3:22-24, Amplified Bible
“If you wake me each morning with the sound of your loving voice, [...]
Welcome to our first in a series of encouraging, personal testimonies: “Faces of Hope”. We invite you to share in our joy over the lost sheep found, the prodigal returned home, and the captive set free. This is Anna’s story:
“I am 26 years old and have been struggling with alcoholism for years. The first few years I was an occasional drinker using alcohol as a way to let go of my social anxieties and become the person I dared not [...]
Service Project by 6-year-old Generates Cash Gift to HopeQuest
- by Dawn Hood
Seth Evaschuk, age 6 (and discussing what the Tooth Fairy might bring in exchange for his missing front tooth) presented the HopeQuest Ministry Group with a Mason jar full of money: $200 in $1, $5, $10 and $20 bills. Seth had designed and colored Christmas cards for sale to family, friends, and his Dad’s co-workers at Lockheed. He told his parents, Nicholas and Leah Evaschuk, that he wanted all [...]
Recently a former client of The HopeQuest Ministry Group, Alexander, shared his story of how the impossible, quitting drugs and alcohol, became a reality in his life through the TREK program.
TREK is a 12 week program offered at HopeQuest, that offers success in the treatment of drug and alcohol addiction. Click to watch the video on YouTube.
“I was at the jumping off point in addiction. I was at the point that to drink and use drugs was insanity but to [...]