Reaching Out to the Community with the Stand at the Crossroad Ministry

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In our community, there are several organizations that have an impact in the lives of recovering alcohol and drug abusers. One that has made a significant difference in the Aiken area is Stand at the Crossroad Ministry. Stand at the Crossroads Ministry is led by Deborah Lamb, who is willing to accept people from every walk of life despite their past or present challenges. Through her experience, sacrifice, and acts of service, Deborah Lamb has become a treasure to many in our neighborhoods. Stand at the Crossroads is a Christian based organization created to help, encourage, and give support to women on the road to recovery. Those whom Deborah Lamb serves face challenges from uncertain futures and destructive lifestyles. Deborah Lamb can relate to women both young and old who are taken in by Stand at the Crossroads Ministry. Ms. Lamb said, “I have walked the same roads as many of the women, so I can be an encouragement to them to do the next right thing.” She said “I can share with them; not only will they one day be doing well on their own, they will be able to encourage and help others”. Ms. Lamb went on to say “I had a desire to help women because of the hard times I went through as a young woman raising four children on my own. If it were not for God and the people at my church, who come along side me to help, I don’t know where I would be today.”
Ms. Lamb began ministering to women years ago by having Bible studies in her home. Deborah shared, “In 2000, my
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