"God gave me another chance, and I had to take it."

Growing up fatherless left a void in Trisha’s life. At 13, she tried to fill it with sex and marijuana. Later, smoking crack helped her forget the hurt, but it never went away. Trisha drifted from one abusive relationship to another, having two sons and a daughter. “My kids lived in chaos. They grew up just like I did — no daddy, raised by a single mom who was addicted to crack.” During the chaos, Trisha’s father returned — addicted to heroin and suffering from kidney failure. Trisha took him in. “God allowed me to take care of my daddy,”...

"God gave me another chance, and I had to take it."

Growing up fatherless left a void in Trisha’s life. At 13, she tried to fill it with sex and marijuana. Later, smoking crack helped her...

You Helped Chris Put God First!

The men and women coming to Memphis Union Mission are often gifted with a new beginning. In Chris’s case, he was gifted twice. The first...

Finding God – and a New Life

When Daryl came to Memphis Union Mission, he was a wreck of a man. “On payday, I would have three drug dealers waiting for me...

From Lost and Alone to the Power of God’s Love

“God became real at the Mission.” Frederick’s future looked bright. He was growing up in a disciplined, Christian home with devoted, loving parents. He had...

A Beautiful New Beginning

“The Mission has turned my life around. The Lord has truly blessed me.” Clarence knelt in the field, tears streaming down his face, filled with...

From Desperation to Peace

Heather’s father left when she was just three years old, and she grew up wondering if it was because she wasn’t good enough. “I was...

"I've never been this close to God."

Travis hadn't prayed in years,. But sitting in a jail cell in Athens, Tennessee, he prayed fervently to God for help. He was about to...

A God-Sized Challenge

Jamie opened the letter from his daughter and pulled out $30, wrapped in a note. It read: It’s too late for you to try to...

A Weary Heart Rejoices

“Ever since I was in the third grade, I knew I wanted to be a professional wrestler,” Danny remembers. Dedicated to his dream, Danny enjoyed...

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