HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KTHV) - Young men recovering from numerous life struggles gave back to other struggling peers today.
Teen challenge is a group of young men dealing with the difficulty of turning their life around. It's a ministry based program and lasts 14 months. Gary Weston oversees the program, helping mentor the group and
Despite the heat and rain, Teen Challenge spent their Friday afternoon hammering away for Potter's Clay. It is a different program, one for recovering women. Mike Brakebill helps run the women's ministry and says it's a shelter for women and children in Christ. Potter's Clay helps battered that are sometimes abused, homeless or have dealt with drug abuse.
The fence you see in the video is one of the final touches that are keeping the women from moving in.
The fence and the gates around the area are to keep ladies safe. The fence is vital, without it Potter's Clay wouldn't be able to open the home.
The future home has been in the works for nearly a year. Teen challenge participants put the tools to work with supplies provided by donors.
Jason worked construction for 15 years and he's happy give back. His testimony on how Teen Challenged changed his life is in the video.
The date for the new Potter's clay home is set for August 1st.
They expect 3-5 women to be living in the home.
For more information on the Teen Challenge program in Arkansas go to: www.teenchallengear.org/