The criteria for acceptance into John 3:16 Ministries are as follows:
  • The ministry accepts men 21 years of age and above.
  • The applicant must be at his personal “rock bottom.”
  • He must be humble and admit that he has a problem with drugs or alcohol.
  • He must believe that God can heal him of his addiction.
  • He must be willing to follow the guidelines and direction of the ministry.
  • He must be willing and able to do physical work.
  • He must be willing to commit a minimum of 6 months to 1 year at the ministry.

The acceptance process is as follows:

  • The man needing help must call the ministry.
  • He must attend a Sunday service to be interviewed.
  • He must remain in the chapel after the service and speak with the director.
WHAT ARE THE CRITERIA FOR BECOMING A RESIDENT OF JOHN 3:16?

A person must contact us, sick and tired of their addictions, seeking help and displaying honesty and sincerity about their desire for assistance.

CAN A RESIDENT RECEIVE VISITS FROM FAMILY AND/OR FRIENDS?

Residents must wait 28 days before receiving any visits. After the 28-day waiting period, they may receive visits on Sunday from 9:15 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. from approved visitors.

MY QUESTION ISN’T ANSWERED HERE. WHO CAN I CALL FOR HELP?

Please call our office at 870-799-2525 with any additional questions you may have.

WHAT ITEMS DO I NEED TO BRING UPON ENTRY?
  • Towels and wash cloths
  • Linens (Twin sheets, pillows, twin mattress covers)
  • Laundry Basket
  • Clothes/shoes (work clothes, casual for Sundays)
  • Bible
  • Will not need stamps or envelops until after his 30 days are up!!
  • Personal Hygiene items (for at least 1 month)
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Shower shoes
  • Snacks
  • Tobacco products (if smoker or dipper)
  • Personal cash (for at least 1 month) / never send by mail!!!
  • Pictures from home
  • Alarm clock
  • Fishing poles and lures (if fisherman)
  • Medication (if any)
  • NO DEVICES CAPABLE OF WIRELESS INTERNET
  • NO CAMERAS, VIDEO GAMES, CELL PHONES, IPODS, ETC.
  • NO DISTASTEFUL MOVIES (horror, sexual scenes, etc.)
  • NO INAPPROPRIATE MUSIC