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Reverend Liz Talbert’s Story

Reverend Liz Talbert’s Story

Reverend Liz Talbert is pastor at First United Methodist Church (UMC) in Burkburnett, TX. Previously she has served the congregations at Floral Heights UMC in Wichita Falls and First UMC in Bonham, TX. When she arrived in...

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Mary’s Story

Mary’s Story

Mary’s brother, John, started drinking at an early age and fought the addiction of alcohol and drugs for years.  John would have good spells where he could fight his demons, have a job and maintain family life, but...

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Armando’s Rock Bottom

Armando’s Rock Bottom

​“Eventually the addiction would come back to haunt me,” Armando says as he describes the vicious cycle of his methamphetamine addiction. During his teenage years he started dabbling in drugs and regularly consumed alcohol....

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Jackie’s Promised Land

Jackie’s Promised Land

  Jackie remembers hiding in the closet as a child one night during one of her parents’ fights. She prayed to God for her real parents to show up. She believed her parents were a king and queen far away and that she...

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The Berry Family – A Hand up

The Berry Family – A Hand up

​Timothy and Emily came to Faith Mission with their two children. A few years ago, Timothy lost a security job due to his employer passing away. Shortly after, he lost their house due to unemployment. Since then, the family...

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A New Beginning for Jeremy

A New Beginning for Jeremy

Jeremy’s first childhood memory was seeing his father passing from this life to the next. “Daddy! Daddy! Wake up!” cried a frightened young boy named Jeremy. His father slumped over in the passenger seat of their family...

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