My name is Matt, and I am 32 years old from Snohomish, Washington. I dropped out of high school my Junior year. I went to work in the construction industry. I leveraged my construction skills through the real estate boom by flipping houses. Pride blurred my vision and my partying turned to bigger risks. I soon found OxyContin which ultimately lead to intravenous Heroin use. I lost multiple homes to foreclosure, cars repossessed and the collapse of my business. Within twelve months I found myself no longer living in my luxurious home but rather residing in a tent.


My name is Todd, and before coming to Adult & Teen Challenge I would lie, cheat, and steal to get what I wanted.  I had no desire to live anymore. I was at the point where I was going to take my own life. I found myself wondering who I was. I had voids inside that I was trying to fill with drugs. I was living on the streets with only a backpack, trying to find a place to stay every night. I had burned every bridge so I cried out for help. I had tried several secular rehabs which didn't have what I needed.


“To proclaim the year of the Lords favor, and the day of vengeance of our God, to comfort all who mourn, and provide for those who grieve in Zion- to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of despair. They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the Lord for the display of His splendor.”    Isaiah 61:2-3


“Teen Challenge introduced me into a life with my Father.  A life not lived perfectly but a life that continues to call upon Him, and when I have failed 1000 times He carries me through the pain and helps me move forward.”

Dianne Sundby

My name is Dianne. I came to Hannah’s House in 2011 completely broken and desperately wanting to be loved. This is my story of what God has done in my life through the Teen Challenge program, and what He is continuing to do after…


Hello my name is Savannah, I am 22 years old and the oldest of three. From the beginning I was raised in a broken home; my father was sent to prison when I was only four years old. Before I was five years old I had been sexually abused and my whole perception of life was altered. Growing up I was teased and put down—I felt as though I was never good enough. By the age of 17 I found myself entering into heavy drug abuse.

Brennan Williams

My journey to Teen Challenge was a very trying and intense time in my life. Growing up I had always excelled in athletics, whether it was baseball, football, or even basketball. At the age of 10 I got really involved in baseball and found my identity in that. Succeeding in sports seemed to please everyone around me, so if they were happy I was happy.

My name is Nathan Matchett, I’m 22 years old and I was born and raised in Forks, Washington. This is my testimony, I grew up in a Godly home where my parents were Christ followers and I knew who God was and what was right and what was wrong.  Growing up my mom and dad instilled Godly values and I had structure and discipline. Being involved in the Assembly of God I even went through the Royal Ranger Program and eventually became a leader in it and learned the importance of being a Godly example.

Terrance Nelson

My name is Terrance Nelson. I am twenty-six years old, and I completed the Teen Challenge program in January of 2011. February of 2011 is when I began my internship. During my program and internship I've been stretched. From the internship being extended from six months to one year and adding TCMI. At first I was nervous, but determined...


God has faithfully purged from the pit of my soul, those things that put me on a 40 year search for the love of God that was there all along.

My name is Debbie. I turned 57 years old in October, 2011. I came to Teen Challenge from Florida when I was 55. God has saved my life and changed me forever as I have learned to trust Him and commit my life to Him.