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The Belief of Courage

As David headed to the frontlines of Israel’s military conflict with the Philistines to bring supplies to his brothers, he found an astonishing situation.  The army of the God of Israel was cowering in their tents paralyzed by their common fear of the Philistine warrior champion, Goliath.  All the soldiers had personally sheltered themselves in place for fear.

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This position astonished young David.  He exclaimed, “For who is this uncircumcised Philistine, that he should defy the armies of the living God?”  David, empowered by the Lord and his faith convictions, “You come to me with a sword and with a spear and with a javelin, but I come to you in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel. . . For the battle is the LORD’s, and He will give you into our hand.” (I Samuel 17:45-47) And God delivered the nine-foot giant into David’s hand with one smooth stone.

Now while David did have confidence due to his past experience of killing a lion and a bear that threatened his flock, his fundamental confidence was in the LORD.  He believed some very specific things about God that enabled him to act courageously in the face of a fearsome enemy.

If we are to not fear or be anxious or not worry, like David, what are we to believe?

Isaiah 41:10 gives us some great insights:

“fear not, for I am with you” – God’s presence.  David proclaimed in the 23rd Psalm, “even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff they comfort me.”  Like a father alongside a scared child in the dark, God assures that I am with you, so do not be afraid.

“I am your God” – God’s prominence.  He is not only with us, but the creator and king is with us.  He is your personal God!  He is sovereign.  He is in control, therefore do not be afraid.

“I will strengthen you” – God’s power.  There is nothing that God will take you to that He will not take you through.  As Paul discovered, God’s power is manifest in our weakness, therefore we should gladly boast of our weaknesses so that God’s power can be revealed within us.  He is all-powerful, therefore do not be afraid.

“I will help you” – God’s provision.  God is not just present and powerful in our lives, but He can and will use His power to care for us.  Just like the manna in the wilderness, we must learn to depend upon Him for our daily bread.  He provides, so do not be afraid.

“I will uphold you” – God’s protection.  God cares!  Peter writes, “casting all your anxieties on Him, because HE CARES FOR YOU!” – (I Peter 5:7) He cares for you, so you should not be afraid.

These five convictions lived out in our lives will help us be a David before our Goliaths.  May this faith grant you the courage you need to conquer your fears.

Tom Reynolds

Overcome…or Overcomer?

Six weeks ago, when we were first feeling the impact of this pandemic, I never imagined where it would take us.  So many in our world seem absolutely paralyzed by fear.

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I had a friend share with me some ancient definitions of addiction.  And one was simply bondage.  Being in bondage to fear and doubt is itself an addiction.  Addiction is when the consumer becomes the consumed.  It appears we have a lot of individuals, worldwide, who are revealing a new addiction.

For whatever overcomes a person, to that he is enslaved.” – II Peter 2:19

When we’re overcome, we do things we would not in normal circumstances do.  One of my favorite Biblical stories is that of Eutychus in Acts 20. The apostle Paul visiting the church in Troas apparently was preaching on and on and on to the point that one of the younger men who was sitting in the window sill fell asleep and hence fell three stories to his death.  Paul took a break from his sermon long enough to raise the boy to life and then went back to his preaching.  There are a number of insights here:  First, the first person to be recorded as falling asleep during a sermon, died!  A warning to us all.  Also, not even a death should stop the preacher during church.  However, the major idea I want us to notice is that Eutychus would not have normally gone out of the window except that he was “overcome by sleep” (Acts 20:9).  Being overcome causes us to do things we would not normally do.

I’ve had friends at His Way that when overcome with alcohol have harmed many people and created painful circumstances.  I have friends that when overcome with drugs have robbed stores and got in fights and even seen people killed.  When overcome, we do things that we would not normally do.  Things we even regret.

So, what happens when we are overcome by fear during a “panic-demic”.  Do we do things we would not normally do?

Here is the Good News.  “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” (John 1:5) Darkness cannot and will not ever overcome light.  Evil cannot overcome good.  Satan cannot overcome God.

As Jesus is speaking to His panicked, confused Apostles about his coming crucifixion and return to the Father, he assures them with, “I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace.  In the world you will have tribulation.  But take heart; I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33)

Jesus does not promise that we are going to have peace in this world if we just trust Him.  He, in fact, promises that we will have tribulation in this world, but “In Me” you will have peace, so take heart, be of good courage, Jesus has overcome the world.  He is not promising to change our world, but that in Him, we can find peace in the midst of this troubled world.  Jesus is not necessarily going to change the world or improve even our world, but He has overcome it.

So, will you be overcome, or will you be an overcomer through Him?

“No, in all these things we are MORE THAN CONQUERORS through Him who loved us” – Romans 8:37

Tom Head Shot Tom Reynolds

A Virus Antidote

What a strange week it has been.  As major sporting leagues and events cancel seasons and championships, as our stores are raided for toilet paper and cleaning supplies, as families hunker down in place for long spring breaks or the end of the school year classroom instruction, it seems there is an eerie doomsday sense of catastrophic anticipation.  Normally the adversary is clear and evident during times like this, an attack on America, or a cataclysmic blizzard, or power outages and storm damage after a major twister or hurricane.  But this time the enemy is invisible and his impact mysterious.  We are told there is a virus and that we need to be well defended with good hygiene and social distancing practices.

Yesterday, Sunday, many of our local churches decided the loving, most responsible thing to do was cancel services for a safer, virus-free alternative of online worship.  We, at His Way, joined this practice by getting our residents together for an online streamed service.

As I sat through this service, I noticed the parallels between our current, imminent enemy (a virus) and our constant spiritual enemy, Satan.  One that prowls around like a roaring lion seeking someone to devour (I Peter 5:8) yet is invisible.  His roar silent and his fangs unseen.  As spiritual people, trapped in earthly bodies, our senses have a difficult time detecting the spiritual invaders to which we are ever vulnerable.  We, at times, create tangible enemies to focus our fight, yet we are warned by the Apostle Paul that our battle is not against flesh and blood but against the spiritual forces of this dark world  (Ephesians 6:12). So how do we go about defending ourselves against such invisible maliciousness?

The same way we are now.  We practice good spiritual hygiene.  We distance ourselves against infectious influences and keep ourselves and our environment clean.  James (Chapter 4) encourages us to “Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you.  Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded. . . Humble yourselves before the Lord, and He will exalt you.”  James also encourages the practice of personal confession and prayer as a key to good spiritual health (James 5:16).

However, one of our most critical defenses against spiritual viruses is the fellowship of believers in the taking of communion.

Paul warns in I Corinthians 11:28 – 31, “Let a person examine himself, then, and so eat of the bread and drink of the cup.  For anyone who eats and drinks without discerning the body eats and drinks judgment on himself.  That is why many of you are weak and ill, and some have died.  But if we judged ourselves truly, we would not be judged.

So, this remembrance meal as mentioned in I Corinthians, is our best defense against spiritual weakness. Without it, we are vulnerable as the “at risk” group for illness and even death.

As this mysterious, invisible virus continues to spread and infect our society, I am thankful I gathered this morning with my family at His Way and participated in the antidote to the more pressing spiritual virus of sin, the Lord’s Supper.

Tom Reynolds

Director or Ministry & Chairman of the Board

Meeting A Missionary

I just returned from a long weekend in Enumclaw, WA to celebrate my father’s 93rd birthday.

After arriving and having lunch with Dad, my wife and I went for a walk around the small gateway town into Mt. Rainier National Park.  As we wandered the small-town streets with our obligatory coffee in hand, we discovered a small church of Christ on Kibler Avenue.  While we typically attend church with my Dad on our visits to Washingtom, this time we made plans to come back to Kibler Avenue the following Sunday.

As we entered the church building for the Sunday assembly, we found a small group of about 40 Christians meeting in this large auditorium.  We were quickly welcomed by a very warm and friendly congregation that introduced themselves one by one to us.

Among those we met were Val and his wife. They described themselves as Soviet Union religious refugees who came to the US in 1986.  We quickly found common ground with Val, because he had visited and was familiar with North Alabama.  As our conversation warmed up, he asked if we knew of Project Rescue, a sister Christ-centered residential recovery program near Decatur.  We enjoyed discussing our common passion of Christ-centered recovery as I shared about our ministry at His Way.

Val insisted upon this picture to share with our common friends in recovery ministry.

Tom with Val Blinkov

Tom with Val Blinkov

Val completed Project Rescue in 2015 and is celebrating four years clean and sober.  He received counseling training and is now reaching out to addicts on the “Plateau” and sharing the hope of Christ, our bondage breaker.

Truly, our wandering into a small church on Sunday was more than a coincidence, but God’s divine appointment.  It was for us to encourage one man’s lonely work and remind him that he is not alone but is waging a kingdom battle for hurting souls with warriors around the world.  And it was also to remind me that we are sending out missionaries every day throughout the world to spread His message of redemption.  Missionaries trained in recovery ministries like Project Rescue and His Way, to go into all the world.

As long as there are desperate souls trapped by the addictions of sin, God will be calling us into His mission field.  And we never know when and where we will be introduced to another of His missionaries making an eternal difference.

Thanks Project Rescue for saving souls, transforming lives, and training life-transforming evangelists like Val.

Tom Reynolds

Director of Ministry & Chairman of the Board

Barry’s Army

Arnie had an army on the golf course.  McHale had a navy on television.  Did you know Barry has an army of first responders in Huntsville, AL?

Barry Johnson retired from a career in technology and sales management on a Friday and showed up to volunteer at His Way the following Monday morning at 7AM…and he has been here ever since.

Barry has been a parent of a son struggling with addiction.  His son completed his battle on December 27, 2016, and now Barry is passionate about helping other parents in similar situations.

Toward this effort, Barry has initially enlisted twelve volunteer First Responders who will contact hurting loved ones of addicts.  When a family member contacts His Way and places their loved one on our waiting list for entry, a First Responder will reach out to them to provide comfort, reassurance, and guidance. They will direct them to helpful resources such as support groups, personal friendships, and resource materials (books, websites, and classes).

Barry (left) Pictured With John (a member of His Way's ARG leadership group)

Barry (left) Pictured With John (a member of His Way’s ARG leadership group)

Eventually, Barry also wants to establish a grief support group for those who have lost loved ones to addiction like himself.

If you would like more information on becoming a first responder to hurting families or if you would like to connect with more recovery support for yourself or a loved one, please contact Barry at (256) 859-7377 or visit hiswayinc.org.

Tom Reynolds

 

“I’m Talking to You”

Last week, I went on a mission trip…not to Africa or South America or any foreign country, but to a leadership conference at a nearby Christian university. In case you’re not aware, in my new position at His Way as Director of Ministry, I am focused on sharing what we have learned about Christ-centered recovery with mission-minded Christians throughout the country and the world. We have a model at His Way that ensures every resident that comes through our doors hears the Gospel message of Jesus Christ. And, I’ve had a front row seat watching that message radically change the lives of men and families.

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Having spent 22 years in Christ-centered recovery ministry, I have seen the problem grow from a personal tragedy to a world-wide epidemic.  This past year, over 64,000 young people in America died of overdose, which is more than we lost in the 19 year Vietnam conflict!  For the first year in the U.S., deaths from drugs and alcohol exceeded traffic fatalities! I am convinced that only Jesus can offer the answer to this problem.

Jesus concluded His ministry with the challenge that what we do for the least of these my brothers we do for Him (Matthew 25:40). Simply put, we want to help and equip more Christians respond to this crisis in our own backyards in a powerful and personal way.

Last week was my first mission trip just over 100 miles away in Henderson, Tennessee. I have many more planned. I’ll be attending conferences, visiting churches, and talking to Christians throughout the world about how together we can accept this challenge and make an impact. In the coming months and years, our vision is to see more churches start recovery ministries, more small groups reach out and help those overcoming addiction, and even more organizations begin residential recovery programs like His Way.

Please join me in praying that God will use us to extend Christ-centered recovery ministry throughout the world and bring hope to those struggling with addiction. Remember that God sent Jesus  to save the world!

Let us keep pursuing His vision!

Tom Head ShotTom Reynolds is His Way’s Director of Ministry & Chairman of the Board. If your church or small group is interested in reaching out to those fighting drug and alcohol addiction, please contact us at tom@hiswayinc.org or (256) 859-7377

 

A Different Kind of Wedding Invitation (“We Love Rehab”)

What follows is an actual wedding invitation from the wife of a recent His Way graduate. 

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Victoria & Jackie Married – 01/06/2019

Consider this your wedding invitation.

Jackie and I have been friends for three years. We’ve been very close friends for almost two years. We got engaged before we ever even went on a real date. He proposed to me in a very unique way—over the phone at the Madison County Jail.

Some of you know and some of you don’t, but for those who don’t, let me spell it out for you—I am engaged to be married to my favorite recovering drug addict. He is about to complete a 6-month program at His Way, a sober living facility in Huntsville, Alabama. Their recovery is Christ-centered, and I can assure you that this type of recovery is something Jackie’s never experienced before.

At his completion date, Jackie will be 8 months sober—and counting. To say that Jackie has changed could be the grossest understatement of the century—but to say that Jackie was the only one who was affected would be a big ol’ fat lie. Individually, I think Jackie and I have grown and matured, but as a couple, I think Jackie and I have completely transformed—our love, our purpose, our goals. The past 8 months have been the biggest lesson in patience that either of us has ever been through. Waiting on Jack to turn himself in, waiting two months for him to get out of jail, waiting thirty days with no way to communicate except at church, waiting for him to get his first pass, waiting for him to complete the program …

It was only over the past few weeks that we’ve realized that the past 8 months hasn’t just been a lesson in patience—it’s been a lesson in trust, too.
Trust that God would get Jackie to the rehab he needed to be at.
Trust that he would be allowed to go to rehab instead of prison.
Trust in ourselves individually, trust in each other, and trust in God.
And y’all, if there is a lesson more difficult than patience, I promise you it is a lesson in trust.

We. Were. Not. Prepared.

But, after 8 months…after 8 months of feeling exhausted and happy and terrified and emotional and overwhelmed and overjoyed and depressed and sad and stressed and then to mourn the death of a friend, trust is all we have left. Suddenly, we have transformed from two people who love each other to one relationship being called by God in ways we never would have imagined a year ago.

Jackie is a very different person now than he was when he started at His Way, but I can honestly say that I think it has changed me as much as him.
The program, the guys in the program, the men who run the program…
We love this place. We love rehab.

It has become a major milestone in our relationship, and we’re not ashamed of this. We’re not ashamed of our story. We’re not ashamed of our progress. We’re not ashamed of any of it. Because we know that our story isn’t our story anymore—it’s God’s testimony now. Because we know that God uses the weak to show his power, and we trust that God put us together and in this place for this reason.

Because of this, we are looking forward to sharing our next step with His Way.

Long story not so short, we are getting married January 6th at 4:30PM at His Way in their Community Center. Immediately after, we will have a meal—of some kind—and enjoy a fellowship with family and friends and our brothers at rehab.

At 6PM, we will get the opportunity to celebrate the graduation of some of the guys at His Way (including Jack).

Please come. Please come and meet these people.

If you’ve never witnessed a miracle or a blessing or the love of God or the triumph of God’s children over sin, then you’ve never been to His Way.

 

Congratulations Victoria & Jackie!

The Soul Solution

Tom Head ShotThere is an invading army attacking the future of America.  Over 64,000 young men and women die annually due to opiate overdose.  This annual loss surpasses the loss of all American soldiers that were lost in the entire 19 year Vietnam conflict.

The President has mobilized a national response to this Opioid Epidemic.  And the nation’s resources are focusing on this plague.  Law enforcement has increased its efforts to stop the flood of drugs into this country.  And laws are getting more stringent and penalties more severe for drug trafficking.

Congress is enacting laws to curtail the over-prescribing of opiates to patients.  There are many rural communities where there are more prescriptions than there are people.  The government is also taking steps to challenge Big Pharma on their production and marketing strategies to take advantage of vulnerable Americans for profit.

First responders and others on the front lines are now being equipped with Narcan to keep overdosing young people from dying.

For many, the pursuit of opiates is created by an illicit desire for artificial stimulation that began with the use of alcohol and marijuana, and has now escalated to the illegal buying and use of Oxycotin, hydrocodone, and heroin.

But for millions it began with an innocent dental or medical procedure where the physician over-prescribed pain killers for recovery.  For many innocent victims, the pain killer triggered a euphoric effect that while they were not pursuing, they found quickly could not be shut off.  And that chase for the quest of the next euphoric feeling begins and quickly consumes every aspect of the addict’s life.  And what began as a routine procedure may end with a tragic overdose on the darkest streets of our cities.

Recently in a conversation with our own Madison County Coroner, he stated that his funeral home alone has an opioid related service every 4 days!  And that is just one funeral home in Huntsville, AL!

For most citizens, and especially Christians, we are left with anxiety ridden reports of trends that we desperately hope someone else can solve.  Our prayers and support go out to government efforts, policy changes, increased funding, first responder efforts, law enforcement activity, increased medical responsibility and accountability, and congress’ ability to prosecute the immoral and potentially illegal practices by pharmaceutical companies.

While government and policy makers have the power of the law to enforce specific social solutions, the church has the spiritual solution!  While secular solutions focus on the supply and distribution side of the equation, the church can serve by helping to curb the demand side of the equation.  People are craving substances because they are pursuing a failing effort to the fill the “God Shaped” empty place that is within every person.  A pursuit that will not be satisfied until it is ultimately filled with Christ.  The One shaped and designed to fill that hole.

The reality is that the ultimate solution is not secular, but spiritual.  The world can only deal with observed human behavior and an understanding that the solution must be attacked through the model of addiction being a brain disease.  But we in Christ can bring the spiritual solution, The Soul Solution!  A solution that rests in a human completeness only found in Jesus Christ and the power of His indwelling spirit.

Our vision for the defeat of the opioid invader is not tougher laws or smarter policies, but a loss of appetite for attempting to change how one feels due a spiritual emptiness.  A fullness in Christ.

until we all attain . . . to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ.”

– Ephesians 4:13

Our genuine satisfaction in Christ will solve this Opioid Crisis!  So let the church realize it’s responsibility and release it’s resources as the Soul Solution!

Tom Reynolds

In God’s Time

“And He will turn the hearts of fathers to their children and the hearts of children to their fathers. . .”

-Malachi 4:6

John & Charlie

John & Charlie

John’s lifestyle of alcohol and drug abuse began to get out of control shortly after his mother died as a direct result of alcoholism.  It was then that he says he began drinking, using drugs, and practicing the dishonesty that often goes along with them…to the point that it put a huge strain on all his relationships, including with his 2-year old son, Charlie.  Eventually John’s fiance left to try and force him to “wake up and get help”.  Instead, he says, the loneliness and hopelessness he felt seemed to increase his desire to cope by drinking and using drugs.  In fact, he says that he drank to the point of blacking out several nights per week.

He started missing work frequently and eventually lost his apartment.  He also was arrested several times for DUI and possession charges.  He was still visiting his son weekly until one night he was arrested in front of Charlie, under the influence of drugs and alcohol.  During the arrest, the police allowed him to hug his son goodbye for one last time, but they wouldn’t remove the handcuffs. John says that it broke his heart, hugging his young son while the handcuffs rubbed on his son’s back.   And after his release, Charlie’s mom no longer allowed him to see Charlie.

“I just fell deeper into addiction after that,” John says with sadness.  “And I started smoking and manufacturing meth”.  As his addiction continued to spiral out of control, he was eventually arrested on a manufacturing charge.  It was then, while waiting in jail, that a family member told him about “His Way” and he agreed to get the help he needed upon his release.  “When I got to His Way”, he says, “I had no relationship with God and no idea who I was anymore. But I knew I had to change if I ever wanted to see my son again and I didn’t want his last hug from me to be with handcuffs”.

While at His Way, the desire for a reunion with Charlie weighed heavily on John’s mind.  John remembers a conversation with director Tom Reynolds where he described missing his son and his regret for having missed over a year of Charlie’s life.  He expressed his strong desire to see him again.  John says that Tom’s response was simple , “We’ll pray about it”.  At first, being told to “pray about it” made John angry, but he agreed and began praying every morning during the devotional time about the restoration of his relationship with Charlie.

Charlie’s mom asked John to sign over his parental rights. Not being able to afford a lawyer, John felt like his hands were tied.  Again, he sought counsel from Tom and was advised to respect their wishes and stop trying to contact them, but instead to pray for them and have patience. John says, “I didn’t want to pray for them.  I wanted to see Charlie immediately!” But, hesitantly, he continued to pray for them.  “I felt that all I had left was prayer”.

John eventually transitioned out of His Way and then relapsed, which led him back to His Way for a second time.  Still praying for Charlie and his caregivers, he began studying the Bible more earnestly and felt the conviction to be baptized.  John says, “After being baptized, I felt a sense of peace that I can’t describe.  I continued praying for them, but I started adding that the Lord’s will would be done and asked God to bless Charlie and keep him healthy and happy”.

On January 1, 2018, John received word that Charlie’s mom wanted to begin reuniting him with his now 10 year old son.  John began to tell everyone he saw excitedly –  “God finally answered my prayers!”  He began speaking to Charlie every day and he apologized for his actions. A few days later, he got to see, hug and spend the afternoon with Charlie for the first time in almost 8 years, and will get to see Charlie every Sunday as they begin to re-develop a relationship and get to know each other again.

John finishes his story by saying, “God is Good!  And looking back, I thought God wasn’t listening to me, but I realize now God wasn’t ignoring me, I just wasn’t living for Him. It wasn’t the time for Him to answer my prayer.  I was putting a lot of things above God including my relationships.  It wasn’t until I started putting God first that he saw fit to answer my prayer.  Now my prayer is that he will help me be the man and father he wants me to be”.

Introduction to a Paradoxical Manifesto from a Former Heroin Addict

Andrew KrugerI am a grateful believer, fearlessly developing my relationship with God the creator through Jesus Christ, guided by scripture, with help from the Holy Spirit; my name is Andrew.

Eight years of daily heroin use has led down some dark roads – however, in my case, darkness was needed to find the light. I, quite literally and figuratively, needed to die to live. After multiple overdoses, encounters with the law, and other institutions, it became painfully apparent that I was blindly running in the wrong direction in a vain attempt to find some semblance of peace, satisfaction, hope, and purpose. Pain was my touchstone for growth.

In this moment of clarity, another venture to rehab seemed to be the way out or at the very least, a step in the right direction. I needed to stop to move forward. I had two options at my disposal and both were met with feelings of anxiety, hopelessness, and anger; rehab number 8 or death.

Letting myself go would have been the easier, softer way out, but my pride intervened.  Pride was another large deterrent and was also a convenient disguise for fear. My mindset was that I could resist anything but temptation.  Having been to 7 other treatment centers and not managing to stay clean, my intellect was screaming rehabilitation was impossible. Impossible; arguably the most hopeless word in the English dictionary.  But with God, all things are possible. I had no mental defense against my drug of choice, no other viable options, and no way out.  From the ashes of desperation came my 8th attempt at long term sobriety, and in doing so I have found peace within the war.

My renewed faith has afforded me a considerable measure of hope. I am learning to trust other people, and found I must give to receive. My common misconception was that I had to replace something with nothing. Habits, if not kept in check, soon become necessities. Today I am developing good habits. For the past few months, one of my roommates and I pick a different theme each week (this week it’s love), and find edifying verses appropriate to that theme to meditate on each night and then apply the following day; 5 total versus per week, 1 verse per day. In a attempt to remember the Sabbath and keep it Holy, we reinstate all the versus from that week, in their entirety, on Saturday and Sunday.

The point of this exercise isn’t to memorize or gain any academic inclination but rather practical application of God’s living word.  Morning devotionals, spiritual step studies, and fellowship with other believers, strengthen my resolve to walk with Jesus. Through these daily fundamental practices, I have found it true that habits replace habits.

Jesus loves to walk…and when He stops, something is about to happen. Today, I watch and pray because my spirit is willing but the flesh is weak. Jesus doesn’t run. He hasn’t left me behind. And, I truly believe the past experiences I’ve endured uniquely qualify me to reach those, thought by many, to be untouchable. Although we all come from different places (geographically, spiritually etc.), we all come from the same place (addiction).  I am becoming the light inside the darkness.  After developing a strong prayer game, I now know it to be true that God works all things for good for those who love Him and are called according to His purpose.  At this current time in my life, I know two undeniable facts; there is a God, and I’m not him. Staying focused on my walk, one step at a time, has enabled God’s will to manifest in my life and subsequently, His grace, mercy, and love is allowing me to be a true example of reconciliation.

Andrew (His Way Resident)