The Mission Blog
While we seek to meet the immediate needs of our homeless neighbors, our ultimate goal is to provide the support and tools necessary to create lasting change. Sometimes, with some patience, faith and a lot of love, we see lives completely transformed.
The work of Springs Rescue Mission simply wouldn’t be possible without the help of “Community Champions” throughout Colorado Springs and beyond.
Drinking gradually consumed Luis’ life, until one day his friend told him about the New Life Program at Springs Rescue Mission.
“I want to live life, love people and be the light of God — shine the light of Christ in the dark places,” Kweyono said.
* This Letter to the Editor was written in response to an article titled “Chronic homeless population swells in El Paso County during annual headcount” which appeared in Colorado Springs Gazette on Friday, July 22 and will appear in the Tuesday, July 26 issue...
“I realized how desperate I was to be closer to God,” he said. “And over time, God has revealed to me that he is closer than I could ever imagine. … I want to follow God and grow deeper with Him in all aspects of my life: in work and personal life; in pleasure and in pain.”
Nearly a year after Ken and Teresa first arrived at the gates of Springs Rescue Mission, they’re finally home.