Lynn

Lynn

Lynn Christmas means a lot of things to a lot of people—presents, parties, cookies, carols, and lights. But for me, it’s all about one thing: Love. That’s why my favorite Christmas verse is this: “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that...
Kenneth

Kenneth

Kenneth Kenneth always knew that God didn’t create him to be an addict. But he idolized his dad, and as a young teenager, he followed in his father’s footsteps down a long destructive road of drinking, drugs, women, prison, and homelessness. “I probably spent most of...
willie

willie

Willie Ever since I was kid, I felt a hunger within me. Not necessarily for food, but for…well, for something. All I knew is it was painful and insatiable, and there was no way to feed it. Growing up, my family never had much money. Worse, though, my folks were...
Rodney

Rodney

Rodney Rodney, a 2017 graduate of the Mission’s Urban Training Institute shared, “that illegal drugs should be on the terror watch list because I allowed the use of drugs to terrorize my life. Cocaine almost destroyed me. As a result of my addiction, I lost good jobs,...