Before & After: Mindy

By Lance Lang | Jun 18, 2018 | 8 Comments

Hi my name is Mindy and I’ve been clean & sober since November 7th, 2017! This is my before & after story. I hope it inspires you! BEFORE About my childhood… I was raised in a good, Christian home. I am fourth of six children. We had the most loving, selfless mother. She was the…

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Before & After: Samantha Grace

By Lance Lang | May 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hi, my name is Samantha & I’ve been clean and sober since December 28th, 2017. This is my “before & after” story. Before Growing up my dad was in the Air Force, so I moved around a lot. We moved to Wichita, Kansas when I was 8, and I consider Wichita my hometown. I was…

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A Graduate, Graduating!

By Lance Lang | May 24, 2018 | 1 Comment

Two weeks ago, something spectacular happened! But…. I can’t tell you exactly what it is, yet. You’ll have to read on. So go for it, jump right in to this Q&A with HIA Graduate Tyler Barnes. When did you enter the Hope is Alive Program? Why? I started my journey with Hope is Alive in…

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2018 Inspiring Lunch Recap!

By Lance Lang | May 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Over the past two weeks the Hope is Alive team hosted our annual Inspiring Lunch event. This fundraising event was created to help fund our Mentoring Homes Program that now provides a safe, structured and next level recovery program for close to 100 residents! This year we hosted our first Inspiring Lunch in Tulsa! It…

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Huge Needs, Huge Hope!

By Lance Lang | Feb 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

A few weeks back we announced our plans to open two new homes! Today, I am excited to tell you that those two homes are opening SOON!!! In fact, we plan to take possession and move in next week! Why such a rush?! Well, since making the announcement we’ve received 15 applications for the new…

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Word of the Year!

By Lance Lang | Jan 15, 2018 | 2 Comments

As a new year rolls around, it brings with it one of our favorite HIA traditions, the choosing of our “Word of the Year”. This is a ritual we started a few years back with just our staff and has slowly migrated to all of our residents. We now put together a huge Sunday Night…

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The Story Behind #8

By Lance Lang | Dec 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

A couple of days ago I shared with you some of the pictures from our new home in Tulsa. The response from the post was not surprisingly – overwhelming! Sooooo many of you offered to help, ordered supplies from our wish-list, gave to the November Project Campaign, called about items you could give & RSVP’d…

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Come See HIA’s Tulsa Women’s Home!

By Lance Lang | Dec 4, 2017 | 3 Comments

WOW! What an incredible few weeks it has been. Back in September, when Ally & I began casting vision for the 2017 November Project, I guarantee you neither of us thought this would be the email we would be writing on Dec 5th! But we serve a God who makes a way when there seems to…

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A Little Help From My Friends!!

By Lance Lang | Sep 28, 2017 | 6 Comments

Three weeks ago I made a tough decision to protect my sobriety; I quit my job! After working at a local restaurant for over a year, loving dearly my position as a cook, addiction infected my working environment from the bottom up. No longer did I feel safe working beside those whom I cared for…

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Night of Hope 2017 – Recap

By Lance Lang | Sep 19, 2017 | 1 Comment

Night of Hope 2017 is in the books and WOW… what an incredible night we had!! Last Friday night 1007 people attended HIA’s 5th Night of Hope OKC event. Isn’t that amazing!!? The evening was filled with moving moments, life-changing truth and closed with hundreds flooding the altar to “DROP” their fears, resentments and burdens.…

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