Category Archives: Guest Stories

Nicholas’s Story

Nicholas Ruiz, a guest at the Gospel Rescue Mission, says that a family is not always blood related.   Ruiz said that a family are people who want you to do good in your life and then support you. “It’s who you surround yourself with — positive people, which results in positive action.”   He…
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Leslie’s Story

“I’m a firm believer that God won’t give you more than you can handle,” said Leslie Torix, who resides at the Gospel Rescue Mission.           Torix should know. He tried living with his alcoholic father but that didn’t work out. Then he broke his leg June 18 and the doctor said he probably wouldn’t walk…
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Bobby’s Story

            Bobby McGowen originally came back to Muskogee to be with his daughter and realized that the family situation was not good for him.             “I was at the point of time where I was ready to get back on drugs and really mess myself up,” he said. He said he heard about…
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Camille’s Story

Camille Sciscoe arrived at the Gospel Rescue Mission after a series of incidents that led her to near homelessness.           In 2013 she was divorced and moved back to Illinois to live with her Mother who died in 2014. In July she had a nervous breakdown due to family issues, which caused her to arrive…
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