Drugs Couldn’t Fill the Emptiness

Categories: Addiction Recovery, Adult Ministries, Overcomer Graduates, Overcomers Center, recovery

My name is Daniel Coll and I was born in Tucson, Arizona. At six years old I and my family moved to Puerto Rico. My parents were strong Christians, and we attended a missionary church called Maranatha where I was saved at an early age.  We moved to Florida when I was 12 years old, …

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Miracle Hill Builds Transitional Housing Village

Categories: Addiction Recovery, Adult Ministries, Men, Overcomer Graduates, Overcomers Center, recovery

Miracle Hill’s mission and vision help us define what and how we do ministry to the hurting and lost of Upstate South Carolina. Some aspects of caring for the homeless, lost, and addicted are clearly defined in our organization’s culture. For instance, we provide food to the hungry, beds to the cold and weary, and …

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Homeless Vet Experiences the Rescue of a Lifetime

Categories: Adult Ministries, General, Homelessness, Men, Miracles, Other, Partnerships, recovery

When Fred Barksdale’s Veterans Administration counselor picked him up from the closing veterans’ boardinghouse with only the clothes he was wearing, Fred was homeless, hopeless, and tired. Even though he had been clean and sober for five years, he couldn’t just turn things around. “What I thought was a gutter fall turned out to be …

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Furman Interns FUEL Healthy Initiatives at Miracle Hill

Categories: Addiction Recovery, Adult Ministries, Other, Overcomers Center, Partnerships, recovery, Volunteers

“Is skipping breakfast better than eating a bad breakfast?” The first question came from the back of the Overcomer Center chapel while other men were filing in. Gabe Silveira, an intern with Furman University’s FUEL program, took it in stride. “That’s a good question. Let me think a minute.” Four other men slipped into their …

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