Christian Recovery Centers Inc

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Christian Recovery Centers Inc is a non-profit, faith-based ministry serving those suffering from active addiction. We are not a traditional short-term rehabilitation facility. We offer an extended program of directed activities that extends from remedial or supplemental education of the individual all the way to daily application of newly learned skills.

This is a proven program of recovery that works well for anyone who is willing to adopt it. The residents not only study the spiritual principles that foster sobriety, but with the help of a 12-step program, they begin to build a bright new future by working to erase the wreckage of their past.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Christian Recovery Centers Inc.
PO Box 3091
Shallotte, NC 28459


Phone: 910-287-4357


Organization details

EIN: 272448984

CEO/President: Joshua Torbich

Chairman: Rocky Atkinson

Board size: 9

Founder: Pastor Larry Shreve

Year founded: 2012

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Christian Recovery Centers Inc is a residential, nonprofit Treatment Center specializing in helping those voluntarily seeking assistance for a substance abuse issue.

CRCI provides its services at no cost to the individual or their families. The program is designed to assist those struggling with substance abuse issues by providing a comprehensive, multi-faceted treatment curriculum as well as fully meeting the residents' daily needs.

CRCI operates some of the only programs in the Carolinas offering a faith based 12-step curriculum with professional therapy services, as well as traditional education opportunities for all residents and intern staff. The goal is that every resident would be able to use CRCI as a springboard experience into their new successful life.

Mission statement

Providing the spiritual and educational tools necessary for a long-term recovery from the illness of addiction and the beginning of a successful life.

Statement of faith

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Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating171 of 94042 of 160
Fund acquisition rating190 of 94229 of 160
Resource allocation rating158 of 94231 of 160
Asset utilization rating537 of 940108 of 160

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Receivables, inventories, prepaids$0$0$0
Short-term investments$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0
Total current assets$206,843$177,656$77,733
Long-term investments$0$0$0
Fixed assets$598,892$350,986$42,529
Other long-term assets$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$598,892$350,986$42,529
Total assets$805,735$528,642$120,262
Payables and accrued expenses$1,586$2,369$2,963
Other current liabilities$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$1,586$2,369$2,963
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0
Total liabilities$1,586$2,369$2,963
Net assets201920182017
Without donor restrictions$804,149$526,273$117,299
With donor restrictions$0$0$0
Net assets$804,149$526,273$117,299
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Total contributions$410,987$631,543$223,512
Program service revenue$229,403$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0
Investment income$224$0$0
Other revenue$5,161$0$0
Total other revenue$234,788$0$0
Total revenue$645,775$631,543$223,512
Program services$335,441$209,413$396,124
Management and general$20,663$12,809$5,798
Total expenses$367,899$222,579$402,126
Change in net assets201920182017
Surplus (deficit)$277,876$408,964($178,614)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$277,876$408,964($178,614)


Compensation data for this ministry has not been collected.

Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 7/21/2021. To update the information below, please email:


Twenty years ago I took one of my sons and another young man to a Christian recovery program in the mountains of North Carolina. It was for ten weeks and only cost $300. This was a shock to me because on several occasions I had spent thousands of dollars for programs lasting only one month.

That evening at a church service to welcome the new arrivals, an elderly pastor spoke to us all. He preached about the importance of having GOD in your life and getting right with Jesus Christ. He said that this is an important first step in the recovery process. And that this is, in fact, how all of us should live our lives. This pastor was convinced that much of the mystery surrounding a successful recovery could be eliminated by following Jesus Christ.

It took 15 years before we were able to start Brunswick Christian Recovery Center in southeastern NC (not too far from ocean). It was then that I was able to give a similar speech as that elderly pastor in the mountains. I, too, believe that being a born-again Christian is the foundation for successful long term recovery.

My wife and I know the misery that comes with having a child or children addicted to drugs and alcohol. We know about the overdoses, jail visits, lost sleep, tears, car wrecks, fights and financial struggles. We know the importance of having a place to send a son or brother or husband or friend that will offer life altering guidance and a new beginning.

And that's why we founded BCRC. And it's why we admit men to our program for 6 to 12 weeks (or longer) without regard for ability to pay. We are proud to say that since its inception, BCRC has ministered to hundreds of men. Many are alive and well today because of the love, hope and encouragement received during their stay with us. It is true when we say that BCRC saves lives and saves souls and that all we do is for the glory of GOD.

I am living my dream today and every day and feel truly blessed to be the Pastor of this great ministry. Please know that you are welcome to come and visit with us whenever you are in the area. I look forward to meeting you. GOD bless you.

Pastor Larry Shreve

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