Stories of Hope

“I was lost and feeling pretty low.”   While James was in the hospital having heart surgery, his girlfriend took off with their clothes, furniture… everything. He was left without a relationship, home, and job all at once. He was devastated by her betrayal and abandonment. “She moved...

“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...