Stories of Hope

Bambi Adams

Bambi Adams

Bambi Adams was born into a military family. Her father was strict. Everything had to be perfect.But her mother was an alcoholic. She took Bambi to parties. At 7 years old, Bambi was subject to abuse. Old men would give her money, which then would be turned over to...

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Kyle Booth

Kyle Booth

Hello, my name is Kyle Booth. I am originally from Crossville, Tennessee, and came to Chad’s Hope four years ago after I had an encounter with God that radically changed my life.Six years of prison for charges ranging from aggravated kidnapping to assault and robbery...

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Larry Cox

Larry Cox

Growing up, Larry Cox and his siblings would sometimes go without food, without running water, without electricity. He would steal food just to eat.Larry, whose father was in prison for most of his childhood, was too young to know that his mom was choosing drugs over...

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Robin Parker

Robin Parker

Hello! My name is Robin Parker and today I am sharing my testimony with you guys. I pray that this story touches you in some way. We all have faced addiction in our families in one way or the other. I pray that this story inspires you or your loved ones that there is...

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Josey Cruse

Josey Cruse

I was born in Manchester, Kentucky, and while still in the state lived in Oneida. By the time I was 18 years old, I had lived with five families in three different states. I had only met my dad one time that I can remember before I turned 21 years old. I didn’t...

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Sarah Laing

Sarah Laing

My name is Sarah Laing, and I’m from Detroit, Michigan. I grew up in a religious home where both of my parents worked in ministry. But, our life behind closed doors did not testify to that.My father was sexually abusive to my sister and me, and my mother was verbally...

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Ashley Gabbard

Ashley Gabbard

My name is Ashley Gabbard (Neeley). I am a recovering addict who has found my calling in life -- helping other addicts achieve sobriety.There is something in the eyes of an addict who has turned her life and will over to God and slowly built her life and relationships...

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Brandon Leslie

Brandon Leslie

He grew up in Prestonsburg, graduated from Prestonsburg High School, and took several classes at Prestonsburg Community College. He joined the U.S. Navy after 9-11 and did two tours -- one in Operation Iraqi Freedom and one in Operation Enduring Freedom. He was part...

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Jason Roop

Jason Roop

Jason Roop came from a good family. He didn’t do drugs. Didn’t drink alcohol. After he graduated from high school in 1994, he went to college. Then the drinking and marijuana use started.It was the summer of 1996 when he took two Xanax pills that changed his life. His...

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