PART THREE: Not Just a Temporary Fix: How Rescue Missions Can Help Everybody (Read Parts One and Part Two of The Cure for Homelessness here.) “Being a person known as chronically homeless, is no life. How many times can I keep starting over from a place that doesn’t let you start at all?”- S.M., currently […]
PART TWO: The Homeless Heart—How We’re All Unsheltered. (Click here to read Part One: Unsheltered: How Does It Feel? There’s no doubt that those who are outside those four walls—the men and women living on the street—are generally judged the harshest by those who consider themselves above that way of life. Never mind that anyone […]
Pastor Dave Honey: 8,030 God Encounters in 22 Years: There’s a Miracle in That Math “For the past 22 years that I’ve been at the Mission, I’ve never seen God not be here. If you keep your eyes open, you’ll see a miracle at least once a day.” Twenty-three years ago, Dave Honey was getting […]
Alan’s Story … and Our Story by Jenni Keast Meet Alan. He just spent the last hour cleaning up a homeless encampment. He’s been living there since being released from prison. In 106-degree heat, it’s an exhausting and risky business—especially for a 60-something year-old man with a host of medical challenges.