Our Atlanta Homeless Experiment – Part 1

Categories: Adult Ministries, Homelessness, Men

Jason Cochran (fellow counselor at the Greenville Rescue Mission) and I (Jeremy Huff) stayed at two different shelters in Atlanta, GA, posing as homeless men. The purpose of this trip was twofold. First, we wanted to get a small taste of what it’s like to be treated like a homeless person on the street and …

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Corners of Your Field Promotes Cycle of Giving

Categories: Adult Ministries, Food Relief, Homelessness, Men, Other, Partnerships, Thrift Operations

As the Faith in Action Outreach Coordinator of a downtown church, I am often in the position to help folks in need of shelter, food, or clothing. I get calls from single parents looking for help with school clothes for their children and from families in need of a place to stay the night. Inmates …

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Christmas at the Mission

Categories: Addiction Recovery, Adult Ministries, General

How do homeless men and women celebrate Christmas? For most homeless individuals, spending time with family is not an option because of distance, past failures, and present problems. If Christmas is merely looked upon as a time when families get together to exchange gifts, eat meals, and share special moments and memories with one another, …

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Overcomer Reunion

Categories: Addiction Recovery, Adult Ministries, Events, Men, Miracles, Overcomer Graduates, Overcomers Center, recovery, reunion, Uncategorized

Every year we have an Overcomer Reunion for all the graduate of our program. This is a great time of fellowship, and for men to be reunited with the men they went through the program with. It is also a very encouraging time for the men who are currently in the program. They are not …

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