Setting our Eyes on the Promises

Setting our Eyes on the Promises

2020 came with its own unique challenges. The Covid-19 pandemic hit. All non-essential businesses, schools, and places of worship, including our programs, were shut down. My staff all scrambled to support the then 65 men on campus. As summer started, we felt the...
GIFT OF HOPE

GIFT OF HOPE

As I look back over 2020, the difficulties were real, but God’s Grace was present. Together we completed the Achievement Center renovations, providing space for 108 new residents in three additional programs. Praise God, because we now have licensed drug and alcohol...
GIFT OF LOVE

GIFT OF LOVE

Covid-19 has disrupted many of our programs and events. We cancelled the spring and fall fundraisers that would have provided support needed to fund the remaining building renovations, seed money for us to hire new staff to support the 100 men now living on campus,...
We Need Your Help: A Home’s Final Touches

We Need Your Help: A Home’s Final Touches

The Achievement Center floor renovations are completed!! Let us praise God for the wisdom and understanding He has provided! Pray that the current and future residents will have open hearts to receive the Knowledge of Christ and the beautiful treasures of a life in...
A Faithful Servant… “Well Done”

A Faithful Servant… “Well Done”

Matthew 25:23 For over a decade Phil has used his woodworking gifts to advance the FreedomWorks mission. Recently he outfitted our shared space units with over 100 pieces of custom-built shelves and nightstands. These additions provide an essential home feel to our...
Cattle Ranch Retreat

Cattle Ranch Retreat

In early August 2020, FreedomWorks partnered with the Hulinsky family to make a summer cattle ranch retreat possible for the men. This became a memorable time. The destination was the Hulinsky cattle farm in Burtrum, MN. It was overnight, with camping, barbequing,...
Set Free!

Set Free!

In July of 2019 I was truly at a crossroads. I had been limited to a wheelchair for over 2 years and my surgeon would not allow a third hip replacement until I stayed clean and sober for one year. I have struggled for nearly 20 years with the revolving door of...
Extra Challenges due to COVID-19

Extra Challenges due to COVID-19

This year we have had extra challenges due to Covid-19. We had to shut down our weekly scheduled programming, cancel this year’s spring fundraiser, and delay the completion of the renovations needed to transition the men into the center building. Despite these...
From Drug Dealer to Foster Dad

From Drug Dealer to Foster Dad

I started using drugs at age 9, and by the time I was in high school I was dealing them. Eventually I turned to stealing and ended up in prison. It was there I found true freedom in Christ. On June 7th, 2010, I got out of prison and went straight to FreedomWorks. That...