Category Archives: Guest Stories

James Story

As COVID-19 continues its warpath through the world, Gospel Rescue Mission has remained a safe haven for our guests and a place of comfort. For one guest, COVID-19 left his life in shambles, and we were the soft-landing place he needed so that he could sift through the rubble and start putting the pieces back…
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Roger’s Story

In a well-written letter, artfully crafted in beautiful cursive handwriting, Roger tells a friend that, “One of my greatest accomplishments in life has been, and still is, my sobriety.” He came in for our interview well-dressed in a pale blue polo shirt and nice khaki pants, hair long but well-groomed into a ponytail. In our…
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Frank’s Story

The incredibly lucrative but highly competitive field of IT was the perfect type of work for Frank. Even just listening to the hum of a computer’s central processing unit allowed him to diagnose certain technical problems that others might miss. Working for a large tech company, he was very happy with the way that life…
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Rebecca’s Story

With temperatures in Muskogee, Oklahoma falling below 0° in the winter and reaching highs over 110° in the heat of summer, it was no wonder that Rebecca decided to come to Gospel Rescue Mission after spending the last year living in her car. Piling herself with several blankets in the frigid cold and occasionally cranking…
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