a service of Teen Challenge International, USA

Media – Social Media

Written by Lynette Scherber on Oct 07, 2015

WELCOME to the many centers who have recently launched a media campaign!  You’ve chosen a strategic time to begin, as this year is a non-election year and the airwaves are more plentiful.  And, if you haven’t yet begun your campaign, we are here to help … [ read more ]

New Leadership for TC USA

Written by Joe Batluck on Oct 07, 2015

I want to take this opportunity to introduce myself, my family and the call that God has placed on my life to serve Him. I was raised in a Christ-centered home. Dad was a school teacher and Mom was a homemaker. In high school I … [ read more ]

Passwords and Security

Written by Eric Cloninger on Oct 07, 2015

Passwords… Don’t you hate them?  We all know it’s one of the necessary evils, but that doesn’t stave off frustration.  And sometimes, we take the whole “password thing” as some sort of oppression imposed on us by “the man” and instead of being diligent, we find … [ read more ]

Success is never final

Written by Dave Batty on Oct 07, 2015

Has the fear of rejection kept you from stepping out into a new relationship, or a new area of ministry? Have you remained silent because you feared the consequences of angering the other person, especially if they were your boss? For some of us, this … [ read more ]

What does healthy discipleship look like?

Written by Allen Turley on Oct 07, 2015

True discipleship can never be a mass production assembly line. We have become an institution when we have a low staff to student relationship ratio and expect the program or the “process” to disciple and nurture the students; go to class, go to chapel, go … [ read more ]

Tags in MyTC

Written by Doug Lance on Oct 07, 2015

With more and more Teen Challenge affiliates starting to use MyTC, I want to explain how to better utilize the different tags that are options when a journal entry has been completed in a student’s file.  What I will often see is an entry that … [ read more ]

More Than a Feeling

Written by Guest Author on Oct 06, 2015

Biblical Counseling – part 3 by Dr. Tori Ferrari In the last article, we took a close look at the focus of Biblical Counseling to help counselees replace unrighteous habits with righteous ones while renewing their mind with the Word of God.  In this article … [ read more ]

Is There a Biblical Model?

Written by Guest Author on Oct 06, 2015

Biblical Counseling – part 2 By: Dr. Tori Ferrari In the previous article, we discussed what Biblical Counseling was in a general sense and the discipleship process involving rehabituation.  This article will look more closely at the focus of Biblical Counseling, greatly differing from traditional … [ read more ]

September is Recovery Month

Written by Snow Peabody on Sep 24, 2015

On September 10th I will be attending the SAMHSA Recovery month Kick-Off Luncheon. It is an honor to serve as a member of the Recovery Month Planning Partners to represent Teen Challenge USA. The Planning Partners are involved in planning National Recovery Month activities in … [ read more ]

Is Biblical Counseling Enough?

Written by Guest Author on Aug 27, 2015

Biblical Counseling – part 1 by Dr. Tori Ferrari Since the garden, sin and unrighteousness has plagued mankind.  Sin has been there from the beginning.  And long before the DSM (Diagnostic and statistical manual of Mental Disorders) came along outlining a wide variety of disorders … [ read more ]