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“I Finally Felt Peace and Tranquility.”

“I had a stable environment, two loving parents, and three older siblings,” says Recovery client, Bruce. Bruce was born in Flint, Mich. and lived in St. Johns, Mich. Virginia, and Farmington Hills, Mich. With each move, “I was the new kid.” Bruce moved to Farmington Hills and attended seventh grade, where he began to hang out with a new group of friends. Bruce’s drinking was controlled for the next few years...

Guiding Light Adapts to Meet the Growing Needs in Grand Rapids

Guiding Light has remained flexible throughout its many years…

“Is There Anyone Here Who Can Give Me A Tour?”

“I called Stuart and asked if I could preach at Guiding Light once a month and he said yes!” Nancy spent 25 years working as an interior decorator, before she felt called to ministry and become a pastor. But two days after graduating from Western Theological Seminary...

Successful, All-American Guy & Overcoming Addiction

“I was flying through life, appearing successful on the outside,…

Healthy & Happy At Last

Robert, age 47, fought personal issues most of his adult life.…

Saying Thank You Doesn’t Seem Like Enough

Chris has been in the Guiding Light's Recovery program for nearly…

Safe and Secure at Guiding Light

Jonathan grew up in Holland and always had stable housing.  Last…

HEAR THEIR STORIES

For the men at Guiding Light the first step toward starting a new life chapter is learning from the stories that brought them here. From their darkest nights to their first new dawn of many, these men leave nothing out of their gripping testimonials. You see God’s light beginning to work within them.