Stories of Hope

“Now I know He is always there for me. God is my everything.” “The Mission helped me draw closer to God.”  John felt like he was losing everything he’d always held dear. “My wife divorced me, I lost my job, my brother passed away… my life fell apart.” The...

“No matter what you do, God doesn’t give up on you.” Bill grew up in a dysfunctional family, and he thought that was how love should be. “I decided no woman was going to treat me the way my mom treated my dad. I had trouble...

“I don’t have to worry about sleeping outside anymore.” Shawn was raised by his mother after his parents divorced, and church wasn’t a big part of his life. “The whole going to church thing was more about appearance than a spiritual thing. We had to look...

“I was starting to drift in the wrong direction,” Ricki says. Though he had a good job as an accountant, Ricki started getting complacent as he grew closer to retirement age and began drinking more heavily. When the friends who owned the cabin he was living...

At five years old, Harold was abandoned in a grocery store. “My mother told the cashier she’d left her money in the car and went to get it… She never came back.” He’d often been told he was worthless, but his mother’s decision spoke –...

Dean sat by his wife’s bed, her hand clutched in his. “If anything ever happens to me, you can get married again,” she said. Her words fell on deaf ears. He’d been watching her health deteriorate for 10 years, ever since she was diagnosed with renal...