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 time Chris graduated from the recovery program at the Memphis Union Mission was in 2017. He was sure he had put his addiction behind him. Even so, he patiently took his time, staying in our Wright Transitional House as a resident assistant before moving into a house with several other program graduates. But sadly, Chris relapsed and found himself in the same state he was before coming to the Mission: spiritually broken. When he returned...

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...

"From dark to daylight!"

It started with a toothache. The doctor prescribed pain medication, “and one pill led to two… and two led to 30,” Phillip says. It wasn’t...

A Life Transformed

When Chris lost his wife in a car accident three years ago, he lost himself too. “My wife, Alison, was my purpose for living. When...

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