Yearly Archives: 2019

Jack’s Story

Volunteers are one of our most precious resources here at Gospel Rescue Mission. Even though some of the tasks don’t always feel super “rewarding,” like doing dishes or manning the front desk, it is making a HUGE impact on the guests, whether you see it or not. The peaceful presence of a volunteer can sometimes…
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Tammy’s Story

Her world was shifting. Brain cancer, the doctor had told them. She almost couldn’t believe the news. Her husband, a veteran, had been diagnosed with brain cancer, and within weeks, had passed away. She should be sad, she told herself. However, this former-teacher-turned-homemaker had been asked to quit her job, stay home, and take care…
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Brie’s Story

Have you ever been so convinced that something was real, but it turns out that wasn’t real at all? Have you ever met someone that swore up and down that they are seeing things, but you cannot see them? While it feels so real to them, it’s not real at all. It’s schizophrenia. This sort…
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The Quest to End Poverty in America Final Post

I honestly don’t know if I have all of the answers.  The more research and thinking I do around this topic of poverty the questions that I have.  What does compassion look like?  How can we help those who refuse to help themselves? How can we tell who really is helpless?  What I do know…
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