Top 10 stories about addictions and struggles

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The ex-addict who found his place at the table (VIDEO)

Steve Berry’s life of abandonment, drugs and desperation found redemption in community around an old dining table.

How an addict took a ride to the bright side (VIDEO)

Jimbo Hawkins wasted decades of his life in addiction, but God showed him his pain had a purpose.

Abortions, rape, and wrecked relationships no longer define me (VIDEO)

Becca Garvin’s life was scarred by pain, shame, and regret, but she found hope in getting past her past.

Searching for a fix to my broken life (VIDEO)

Chris Dew grew up with a speech impediment that made him feel like his life had no purpose, but God had words of life for him.

Winning attention was Jill’s art but that was before she saw the bigger picture

Jill Strickland always struggled with comparing herself to others until God led her into freedom

Sex was his appetite for destruction (VIDEO)

Hykeng Paul's life discovered how much the consequences of his sexual past would haunt him and how much grace Jesus would give.

I gave Jesus my pain

Wesley Hogue's childhood sexual abuse led to depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder, but faith led him to freedom. 

Breaking free (VIDEO)

Katie Yates chased false comfort in relationships for years until she took all her pain and baggage and gave it to God.

Courageous grace (VIDEO)

Sharie King was abused by the man she trusted as a father and looked to God for the miracle she needed to escape the torment.

Grace overrules (VIDEO)

Will Ervin grew up thinking church was all about rules, but trapped in his addictions, he finally learned the truth about grace.

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