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...

A Chance for New Life

Even though she attended a Christian high school, Audra started drinking when she was 16. “When I drank, I was more fun and more spontaneous...

"I wanted to bargain with God, because I wanted to avoid jail."

The first time Linda came to Moriah House, it was because she was trying to stay out of jail! Her story goes back to when...

"I will walk out of here a proud man!"

“Chaotic.” That’s the only way to describe Ray’s life before he came to Memphis Union Mission. Even though he held down a job with FedEx...

Drugs took a lot from my life

“Drugs took a lot from my life.” Being raised in a good family is no guarantee that you’ll make the right choices. Especially if, like...

“A life that was going nowhere”

Jody was raised by a mother who was not only an addict, but also sold drugs. The worst part is she introduced her son to...

I'm a new person!

Debbie grew up in Huntsville and went to college here in Memphis. She developed a very successful career in sales and marketing, but it involved...

God has given me my life back!

Kids made fun of Trisha as she was growing up in Binghampton. They jeered at her because her mother was an alcoholic who couldn’t hold...

I felt a peace I’d never felt!

When Brett began taking pain pills, it was just for recreational use. Then, he got hooked. And when he lost his four-year-old daughter, he started...

The Holy Spirit led me to the Mission!

Greg’s first visit to the Mission happened about four years ago. He had barely gotten off the bus from South Carolina when he was directed...

Through Christ I've been delivered!

Randy’s alcoholism not only brought an end to an 18-year relationship, it left him homeless. “When I was drinking, I was a monster. I was...

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