Miracle Hill Blog – Stories of Hope and Miracles

Welcome to the Miracle Hill Ministries’ blog. We hope you will visit us often to learn more about the services we provide for the hundreds of homeless, hungry and hurting people the Lord sends through our doors each day.  Remember, if you can’t find a friend in the world… you can find one here!

 

Miracle Hill Builds Transitional Housing Village

Categories: Addiction Recovery, Adult Ministries, Men, Overcomer Graduates, Overcomers Center, recovery

Miracle Hill’s mission and vision help us define what and how we do ministry to the hurting and lost of Upstate South Carolina. Some aspects of caring for the homeless, lost, and addicted are clearly defined in our organization’s culture. For instance, we provide food to the hungry, beds to the cold and weary, and …

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Homeless Vet Experiences the Rescue of a Lifetime

Categories: Adult Ministries, General, Homelessness, Men, Miracles, Other, Partnerships, recovery

When Fred Barksdale’s Veterans Administration counselor picked him up from the closing veterans’ boardinghouse with only the clothes he was wearing, Fred was homeless, hopeless, and tired. Even though he had been clean and sober for five years, he couldn’t just turn things around. “What I thought was a gutter fall turned out to be …

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Furman Interns FUEL Healthy Initiatives at Miracle Hill

Categories: Addiction Recovery, Adult Ministries, Other, Overcomers Center, Partnerships, recovery, Volunteers

“Is skipping breakfast better than eating a bad breakfast?” The first question came from the back of the Overcomer Center chapel while other men were filing in. Gabe Silveira, an intern with Furman University’s FUEL program, took it in stride. “That’s a good question. Let me think a minute.” Four other men slipped into their …

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The Great Possible Turkey Fry Feeds Thousands

Categories: Other

677 turkeys. 60 fryers. 250 volunteers. One dream—feeding all the children, women and men in care at Miracle Hill Ministries for Thanksgiving plus additional families in need throughout the community.  The WSSL 100 Great Possible Turkey Fry on November 21, 2017 was epic in every way. The first volunteers and staff stood in the dark, cold …

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The Difference You Make, Makes You Different

Categories: Addiction Recovery, Adult Ministries, Children's Ministries, General, Volunteers

When speaking with volunteers about why they give their time to various organizations, I find that most all people engage in volunteerism because they want to make a difference – a difference in the world,  a difference in their own community, or a difference in the life of another person, be it someone close to …

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