Statement regarding Josh Duggar:

by | Mar 9, 2016 | 22 comments

Josh has completed his residential rehabilitation program. We are so thankful for everyone who worked with Josh in this program. It was a crucial first step in recovery and healing for Josh. Josh has now returned to Arkansas, where he will continue professional counseling and focus on rebuilding relationships with his family. We look to God for help and guidance and place all of our trust in Him. We are forever grateful for the love and prayers offered by so many and hope you will continue to pray in the days ahead.

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  1. Robin G. Burchfield

    Your family is constantly on my mind and I prayerfully hope that healing and forgiveness will come easier now that the family is united once again. There’s not one person who can say truthfully that they have never made a few bad choices in their lives and with an open and forgiving heart, in time, this will be another one of those teaching moments not only for your family but for all of us. I’m so grateful that God is a forgiving God in my own life so I can go on my own day to day walk with Him. Thank you for your openness and letting us hope and pray with you and for you. Many, many blessings. Robin

  2. Susan Fay

    I pray for Josh’s continued recovery as he now reenters the “world”….Our prayers go out to everyone in your family, especially Anna and their children….Josh is so fortunate to have such a forgiving and loving family….God can do a mighty work in him if he lets Him….I pray he never lets his guard down again….Satan is always right there waiting…..God bless all of you….you are well loved by so many.

  3. Vonnie McPike

    I will continue to pray for this family as I am a believer that everything happens for a reason no matter if it’s good or bad. People need to really understand that even though you are Christians you are also humans and humans are not perfect. Your family does so much good for people and are always ready to pick out any negative they can find instead of the good. Why? I believe it’s because of there own issues. Anyway I will pray for you all and I honestly hope that in the years to come we will see all the Duggar’s back. I have never stopped watching and keeping up with the family. God Bless

  4. Carol Brubaker

    I’m so very grateful yo God,Our Lord will bless heal restore renew everything.As you know theirs time do every season so bless for all you do Duggar family .Let God and te Holy Spirit lead all of you .You all summited humble spirit he diligent to hear Gods word and wise to obey.No one should judge your family as parents we try our best to raise our children.This country will be judge by our God with all that it do to protect innocence of children and teen training instead of media world view to our young ones.We pray for you always.Carol Brubaker

  5. Jill Morgan

    Team Duggar!You still have many fans who love and support you all!We get mad reading the false dramatic things written about you for these tabloid trashes own personal gain.The true fans don’t believe any of it.We love and are praying for all of you!!!Miss your show so much!

  6. Kate Brown

    So glad to hear that Josh has come back to Arkansas. I hope he continues to do well. I know things will be very difficult for him in the days and weeks to come, but, with God on his side, he’ll get through it.

  7. Mary Gibilisco

    Hey there! I watched the show tonight with such joy, I find it difficult to sleep. May our Father fill y’all with abundant grace and peace. I am glad to count you and yours as my family in Christ. Thanks for shining the Light of our Savior Jesus and for making the sacrifice of living in a fish bowl. This ol’ world needs to see grace and forgiveness and mercy and hope and how only the love that’s united in Jesus will stand through the storms of this life. I made a decision long ago when I was not given the choice but was treated indecently that I would forgive and I’ve never regretted it, instead I pray/prayed for those who mistreated me. It took many years but God has even healed me of the fear that for many years weighed on me. I am able to say with absolute confidence that He loves me zealously and jealously and He never lets me forget it! I can only imagine the many lives that can begin to choose to walk the path toward healing by encountering the love of Jesus as folks watch the program. Keep pointing to Jesus and never quit. Finally, I have been praying and will continue. Your Sis in Christ, Mary

  8. Elizabeth James

    I am so glad that your family is getting ack on their feet. I love watching your show and am so glad for the new Counting On. Now that me and my family are praying for you as you walk through these next steps! Joshua 1:9 Jeremiah 29:11 Love, Elizabeth

  9. Paige Garrison

    I wish all of you, and Josh, the very best in the future. NO ONE is without fault, and we all make mistakes. We all must walk through difficult times in our lives, but when we put our trust in Him and have faith- we will make it through to the other side. Hang in there! All my best!

  10. carol obrien

    Every family has issues and things to work on. Your family happens to be in the spotlight. People have no right to judge others. Life happens, every day we make choices; some good others not so much. Obviously, hind sight is 20/20. We all have things to work on. May God give you and your family the courage, grace and will to carry on. Seeing your family deal with real issues is inspiring, Love isn’t easy and not always kind. Sometimes you just have to make up your mind. God Bless you all. I will continue to pray for you and your family.

  11. jackie sorensen

    Josh I feel that you were treated & judged very unfairly…. Everyone gets curious when we are young. We all make bad decisions. Its for God to judge, not us!! Unfortunately for you, someone wanted to hurt you & your family. Most likely jealousy…. Usually we don’t get our business plastered for the world to see then judge. Or we shouldn’t…. I’m sorry that happened to you..and your family…. True fan Xoxoxo

  12. Linda M. Costa Chattin

    Dear Duggar Family: I am so pleased to hear that Josh is doing better and is back home to continue healing. I am a Duggar Fan and I really miss following your wonderful family. Please know that many of us still care and have never judged. Forgiveness is part of being a Good Christian and we all need to find Forgiveness both for ourselves as well as others. God Bless you and keep you in this process of a new beginning for your Family. Bless You All. Sincerely, Linda M. Costa Chattin – Connecticut

  13. Jodi Haskins

    Praying for you all.

  14. Kennedy Sim

    Congrats to Josh for finishing his rehab!!

  15. Teresa K Moss

    Josh, God Bless You!!!! I will be praying for you on your journey and most of all let God will guide you thru your ups & downs. Mostly trust and believe in Our God!!!! Good Luck with all that comes you way, please don’t listern to all that gossip!!!!! May God Bless You always!!!!!

  16. Tricia Brown

    I wish my faith was stronger. Anna’s stmt never thought she would be having to walk through this hits home. I’ve had to make decisions no one should ever have to. I feel I’ve failed my family and so alone in so many ways. My heart is breaking. You r all blessed to have each other. I’ve prayed and prayed don’t know what else to do. I’ve felt like I have to chose between my children and no mom should ever have to do that. Love new show. Will keep all of u in our prayers.

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  18. Andrea E.

    May God continue to watch over your family and help you all heal. I’m so happy to hear that Josh has finished rehab. Continued prayers for your family!

  19. Sandy Hardy

    Praying that God will bless your family in all His ways. I was so glad when the girls came back with their show. I truly missed you guys. I pray Josh can make up to Anna and family and get trust back.I know he can do it. Stay strong. I love you all.

  20. Carolyn Swiger

    To the Duggar Family – May our Precious Lord continue to bless you and your family. Hold your heads up high and place your trust in our Lord to give you further guidance and understanding. I, too, am so glad that the girls are ‘counting on’. I’ve enjoyed your family’s journey as it has inspired me to be the best that I can. Prayers for each of you and especially for Josh, Anna, their children and to Jill, Derek, and Israel as they continue their ministry work in an unstable environment. God bless and keep you all.

  21. alicia baymon

    Sorry?My previous Comment Was A Type o And Was Supposed To Say Pass the Test,We Must In Order to have A Testimony.Obedience And Faithfulness To GOD Is The Answer.

  22. Jennifer Duffy

    Stay Strong. It is so easy to say that someone has been wrong, but no one is without mistakes. I feel for your family having to go through all it has. As someone who has walked down your path, I am aware of the feelings of hurt and betrayal you can feel. Forgiveness is hard, and does not come overnight, no matter how hard you pray, or how hard you want it to. Your family is truly an inspiration! Watching you forgive and move on has helped me more than I thought was possible.


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