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Because of you!

Until we put hope within reach of every addict, Adult and Teen Challenge of Texas will continue to be thankful for support, like yours, that enables us to help so many of our neighbors in need.

Together, we truly are changing lives. Thank you!

Help us meet our year-end fundraising goal!

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Merry Christmas from Adult & Teen Challenge. Since TC admits students regardless of their ability to pay, the ministry absorbs the admissions fee for around 55% of students each year. As we approach this year-end, our goal is to raise $15,000 in 2017 scholarship funds to help put hope within reach of every potential student. Click here to help us reach this goal!

Retreat in Leakey, TX Stirs Hearts for God

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We celebrated as 71 students were baptized in the Frio River at our Annual Spiritual Retreat in Leakey, TX. What a vivid picture of the heart change that has already occurred in these students’ lives. Overcome with joy as he emerged out of the water, Connor immediately pointed to the sky and started to praise God.

Join us at our 2016 Celebrate Freedom Benefit Banquets

Adult & Teen Challenge of Texas would like to invite YOU to our 2016 Celebrate Freedom Banquets.  You don’t want to miss these exciting events to hear what God is doing in the lives of our students.  Mark it on your calendars now to attend an Adult & Teen Challenge of Texas banquet near you.

Click HERE to REGISTER.

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Chi Alpha missions team blesses ATCOT San Antonio campus

THANK YOU CHI ALPHA!

Recently a Chi Alpha mission’s team from UTSA came to the San Antonio Adult & Teen Challenge of Texas campus to serve the men and women in our ATCOT program.  While the Chi Alpha team stayed on the San Antonio campus, they shared devotions, prayed for the Teen Challenge students, and sang praise and worship music with them.  They also built a second fireworks stand, landscaped the campus, organized the entire mechanic’s shop, dug a trench to run internet to our sound room, and had great fellowship with the students. The lives of the Chi Alpha team truly displayed what it means to be devoted to Christ.

“This is far more than we could have asked of them as they encouraged our students,” said San Antonio Men’s Program Coordinator, Austin Baugman.  We’d like to extend a special thanks to Nick Hanson for leading his wonderful Chi Alpha team!”
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Chi Alpha is a Christ centered community for all people.  They are a Christian student organization on college campuses around the country that focuses on walking with God together and advancing His purposes on the college campus.

San Antonio’s Floyd Miles on The Fish San Antonio Radio Station

The San Antonio Men’s Campus at Adult & Teen Challenge of Texas has been selected by “The Fish San Antonio Radio Station” as “Ministry Of The Week”. Listen to Rev. Floyd Miles, our director, share about our ministry and the needs that we have. Thank you in advance for your support. God bless you.

Listen Here.

San Antonio Director Floyd Miles, III speaks at Rotary Club

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The San Antonio Rotary Club recently invited ATCOT ‘s San Antonio Director Floyd Miles III to be the main presenter at a recent Rotary Club meeting.  Miles, along with a couple Teen Challenge students from the men’s campus, had the opportunity to share their testimonies about God’s amazing grace and the impact that Adult & Teen Challenge of Texas has had on them.  Miles then had a question and answer time to share more about Adult & Teen Challenge of Texas.

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ATCOT Alumni Reunions MARCH 5th

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Adult & Teen Challenge of Texas
2016 ALUMNI REUNIONS

SAVE-the-date: Saturday March 5th

If you are a graduate from ANY of our Adult & Teen Challenge of Texas campuses, you and your family are invited to come and join us on Saturday, March 5th from noon to 5:00 p.m. at an Adult & Teen Challenge campus near you.

This year, four of our Adult & Teen Challenge of Texas campuses are hosting an alumni reunion including on March 5th including: Azle campus, Magnolia campus, Houston campus, and San Antonio campus. This is a time to reconnect with other Teen Challenge alumni and to find out what new and exciting things are happening on your former campus. You will learn about opportunities to stay connected to Teen Challenge after graduation. There will be music, games, alumni testimonies, and fun for the whole family. Don’t miss this awesome event to reconnect and fellowship with your Teen Challenge brothers and sisters.

Please RSVP by calling or e-mailing the campus reunion that you will be attending:

Azle Campus
(817) 405-4444
Matthew.barrientos@tctexas.org

Houston Campus
(713) 941-2720
anna.duhon@tctexas.org

Magnolia Campus
(281) 259-5600
Scott.reichardt@tctexas.org

San Antonio Campus
(210) 624-2075
Austin.baughman@tctexas.org

Christian Business Chamber of Commerce chooses SA Men’s Campus for their 1st quarter project

ATCOT San Antonio Men's Director Floyd Miles, III with San Antonio's Christian Business Chamber of Commerce President Bruce Murchison.

ATCOT San Antonio Men’s Director Floyd Miles, III with San Antonio’s Christian Business Chamber of Commerce President Bruce Murchison.

San Antonio Men’s Director Floyd Miles, III recently had an opportunity to speak at San Antonio’s Christian Business Chamber of Commerce (CBCC) and share a presentation about Adult & Teen Challenge of Texas (ATCOT).  CBCC is an inter-denominational organization of Christians gathered together to promote Christ in your life, heart, home and in the workplace.

CBCC has chosen the ATCOT San Antonio men’s campus as their special project for their first quarter in 2016.  CBCC has promised to raise $1500 to put toward a student scholarship fund that will help enable more men to attend Adult & Teen Challenge of Texas.

CBCC plans to mobilize 15-20 men to come to the San Antonio men’s campus this February to help the campus expand their fireworks stand and their commercial kitchen floor.

Estimate costs for these two projects include:

$ 3,000—Fireworks stand
$  4,000–Commercial kitchen floor.

 “We have the free labor,” said Miles.  “But we need the supplies for these projects.  Would you be willing to help purchase some of the supplies for these projects?”

Contact the San Antonio Men’s Campus at (210) 624-2075.

Thank you for participating in the 5K Freedom Run/Walk

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Thank you to everyone who participated in our recent 5K.  Adult & Teen Challenge of Texas held its 3rd annual 5K Freedom Run/Walk at OP Schnabel Park at the Graff Pavilion located in San Antonio, Texas on Saturday, January 16. It was a beautiful, cool, crisp day with 278 participants running and walking in the 5K race.

The diverse group of runners and walkers included moms and dads with strollers, children and teenagers, retired senior citizens, military personnel, athletes and non-athletes, business men and women, ATCOT students and staff, and entire families.  It was a fun day beginning with some lively and energetic praise music being played by the ATCOT Brother’s Band during the registration.  The runners and walkers did a pre-stretch with a representative from  the synergy Studio leading the stretch.  Numerous vendors came and set up booths to visit before and after the race. After the race, an award ceremony was held for the winners.

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Thank you again to the sponsors, and runners/walkers who participated in this year’s race.

A special thank you to the Athlete Guild for all of your time and help in promoting this event.

To see this year’s winners and race results click HERE.
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About Us

Adult and Teen Challenge is the faith-based SOLUTION for the drug epidemic. The scope of Adult & Teen Challenge has grown over the years, and now serves adults as well as teenagers. There are over 200 Teen Challenge campuses in the United States, and over 1000 centers world wide in over 80 countries, which provide Christian recovery services to individuals of every age and social background. Typically, these services are long-term residential recovery centers which provide a life-encompassing environment through which the participant is able to change their lifestyle and develop a plan for a future free from addiction.