Even So, It is Well With My Soul

Categories: Addiction Recovery, Miracles
Regina Champion and son Austin Adams
Losing a child to a drug overdose is a heartache that no parent ever dreams of facing. Parents expect to see their children living a full life of inexpressible joy that comes from new opportunities, lessons learned, milestones, and new adventures.  Regina Champion has experienced this heartache, but despite her pain, she is truly counting …

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Russell Weaver – A New Creation in Christ

Categories: Addiction Recovery, Overcomer Graduates

As I entered the lobby of Miracle Hill Overcomers Center recently, I was greeted by four men, one of whom towered head and shoulders above the rest.  That tall, unassuming man is Russell Weaver, currently employed at the Overcomers Center as part-time residential support and kitchen manager.  He was hired in December 2017, but his …

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Tragedy and Trauma – Recovery is Possible

Categories: Addiction Recovery, Adult Ministries

Addiction. What is it?  A disease?  A choice?  Is recovery possible? So many questions plague the minds and hearts of individuals and their loved ones as they battle a cunning enemy of life called addiction. One addict said, “It’s like being in a dungeon–a filthy, dark, scary place where the gloom of death hovers over you.” As I …

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Volunteers Teach Thinking Skills to Women in Recovery

Categories: Addiction Recovery, Adult Ministries, Partnerships, Volunteer Spotlight, Volunteers

Women who make the difficult decision to enter Renewal, Miracle Hill’s residential addiction recovery center, often have experienced years and even decades of chemical dependency, abuse and unhealthy choices resulting from unhealthy thinking. They’ve established patterns of acting on impulse and not considering the consequences of their actions. Breaking those patterns can be daunting, but two volunteers, Suzanne …

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Transitional Housing Supports Path to Recovery

Categories: Addiction Recovery, Adult Ministries, recovery, Uncategorized, Volunteers

When guests graduate from Miracle Hill’s addiction recovery programs, the support doesn’t end.  After graduation, transitional housing provides a halfway point between the strict accountability of life within one of our shelters and the onslaught of temptations beyond our walls. Participants in transitional housing practice applying the principals they learned within the program. They commit to six …

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