“Peniel Love Lessons”

When I joined the team of Peniel in October of 2013, I had no idea how radically my life would be changed.  I felt at the time, and still believe, that God placed me here.  At last, I would be able to give back something to those affected by the devastation of addiction! But, oh… God had so much more … Read More

“She Loves Me Not” – Brad K.

Crystal, whatever happened to us? We used to be the couple that everyone wanted to be around, but now look at us. You can keep the black roses. From the very first time I met you I was in love. Everything else I knew faded when  was in your presence. What are you doing to me? At first our relationship … Read More

“Taking Back” – Mike R.

You took something from me and I want it back. My days are long, dark and lonely when you are present. My smile is no longer on my face and I act out of character. What happened to those days when I would talk on the phone with family and friends for hours? Those days when I went to the playground … Read More

James’ Story

I was controlled by addiction for 23 years, which entrapped me inside a never ending, torturous maze of drug use. I felt there wasn’t a map available to lead me to an escape. Before coming to Peniel I had spent 90% of my adult existence caged within a prison cell. Loneliness and anger were my best friends. I suffered self-inflicted … Read More