Following an eleven-year cocaine addiction and a dangerous career as a dancer in Atlanta’s sex industry, Victoria Teague experienced what can only be called a miraculous rescue. For ten years after she left the clubs, she sat respectably in the pews of her church with a grateful heart and a zip-locked mouth. She built an entirely new life on top of embarrassing secrets from her past, and only a precious, trusted few knew her spiritual rags-to-riches story. That is until one ordinary day when she was asked to do anything but the ordinary. On that day, she was called not only to share her secrets, but also to spotlight them. To use them as her “street cred” to minister to other women in the strip clubs who desperately need a lifeline like the one she was offered. To seek the lost and give them hope for a better life.
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Her “Yes!” to that call to share and serve ultimately resulted in the birth of Victoria’s Friends, her volunteer-led ministry that has rescued hundreds of ladies from the clubs that Victoria fears are maybe even less than a yard from hell.
Victoria’s story, Reaching for Life, will inspire readers to allow God to do for them, as the Bible promises, “immeasurably more than they ever thought or imagined” with their own shame and sorrow.