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God's Grace

This Prison Chaplain Earned a Divine Second Chance

The former drug addict spent time in prison; then a mysterious letter propelled him to change his life.

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Illustration by Tanguy Jestin
Angels

How The Beach Boys Saved Their Christmas Spirit

This family was struggling in snowy Wisconsin. But the upbeat music from the California band helped turn things around.

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Rhonda Rush shares how His saving grace guided her out of her pill addiction.
Addiction and Recovery

How God Delivered Her from the Grip of Opioid Addiction

A difficult childhood, several stints in jail and the death of her husband left her weary. Could she regain her faith in God again? 

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An Alcoholics Anonymous meeting
Addiction and Recovery

After a Year of Sobriety She Turned to Helping Others

She thought she was ready for romance, but her AA sponsor introduced her to an entirely different kind of relationship.

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Addiction counselor Tony Kennedy
Addiction and Recovery

Why Is Sobriety Often So Hard to Maintain?

Here's a look back at what we've learned from two years of stories in our Overcoming Addiction series.

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Singer/Songwriter Paul Overstreet at The 3rd. Annual "Mississippi GRAMMY Legacy" Celebration at Bluesville at Horseshoe Casino on May 28, 2009 in Robinsonville, Mississippi.
Addiction and Recovery

How God's Love Helped This Country Singer Out of Addiction

His life took a turn for the worse as he got into drugs and alcohol. But God had another a plan for him.

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A group of happy and healthy teens
Addiction and Recovery

Tips for Helping Teens Stay Sober

A substance abuse expert shares advice for parents on how to keep their teenagers from using alcohol and drugs.

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A father and son in the outdoors fishing at a pond.
Addiction and Recovery

Their Son's Recovery from Drug Addiction Made Them Closer

This family relied on love to stay together as God's will drew their son home.

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A father and son in an embrace.
Addiction and Recovery

A Father Reconciles with His Son Facing Drug Addiction

He asked the Lord for the forgiveness of their troubles after a touching reunion.

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Melissa Dale
Addiction and Recovery

Turning to God Helped Her Kick Her Gambling and Drug Addictions

After landing in jail, she now leads a Celebrate Recovery ministry.

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