Leadership Team

Pastor Erik Hines


Erik Hines is the founder of Spring to Life, a leading Christ-centered recovery program for men with drug and alcohol addictions.

An ordained pastor, business leader, and motivational speaker, Erik has extensive experience helping people achieve lasting freedom from addiction. His own transformative journey as a person in long-term recovery has deepened his insight and passion for this important work.

Erik founded Spring to Life in 2006; within three years, he grew the organization from one 4-bed campus to five campuses spanning two counties. Erik also developed the GEARS curriculum, which helps our clients change negative thinking patterns and fill their hearts with God’s love to meet their needs, instead of abusing drugs or alcohol.

Video: Watch Erik describe our treatment philosophy and how we help clients take their lives back.


Erik is an award-winning motivational speaker for businesses, non-profit organizations, school districts, and other entities. He has led numerous ministries, small companies, and other organizations to success and has more than 10 years of experience leading creative teams, multimedia divisions, and corporate communications departments.

Active in the community, Erik and his family are long-time residents of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Erik and his two sons (Mason and Jaxon) live in Murfreesboro.

Pastor Adam Comer

Director of Operations

As an ordained pastor, Adam has played a major role in developing and establishing one of the highest addiction recovery program success rates in the country, and is a highly respected leader around the community and in Middle Tennessee. He also has professional experience in healthcare and mental healthcare fields.

Adam’s studies at Liberty University include religion, ministry leadership, people management, and Christian counseling. In recovery, Adam has truly been set free from the grips of addiction: His passions, pursuits and purpose revolve around the belief that all who are weary from life-controlling issues and addiction can be led to freedom. Adam serves as the operating CEO and is on the board of directors of Spring 2 Life Ministries, the non-profit partner with Addiction Campuses.

Adam is a proud husband to his high school sweetheart, Katie. They have been married since 2008 and just celebrated their son Elijah’s first birthday. God called Adam and Katie to Middle Tennessee and they love investing into this community, both personally and professionally.

Pastor Bruce Stanley

Director of Programming

Bruce is the author and founder of Lost & Found Recovery in Christ, a seven principle Christ-centered program, which is the result of his own recovery and how God led him to His truth to succeed. Bruce has been teaching men and women in recovery for many years, and many have found recovery in Christ.

As the newest Campus Pastor and Executive Officer, Bruce brings the Lost & Found curriculum to Spring to Life students. His hope is that others can understand the importance of Christ’s saving grace for healing and freedom from addiction.

Because of Bruce’s professional experience as a Creative Director and College Program Coordinator, his leadership and curriculum development skills establish tangible recovery structure for students.

Bruce is married to Alana Stanley, father to Chance and Casey Stanley, and grandfather to Hayden and Cali Stanley.