Transformation Begins with Hope — and Your Support

Dear Friend, Every day, I have the privilege of seeing how your support is impacting lives here at MRM. It’s not just the hearty meals and welcoming shelter you help provide but the hope you help offer someone who is lost. When struggling souls are treated with dignity and they hear the message that…

How Christ is Bringing Renewal This Easter — Through You!

Dear Friend, Easter Sunday is like no other day on the calendar. This year, especially so. A year ago, many were reeling from the impact of COVID-19. Buildings were shuttered, schools were closed, loved ones were separated by distance, masks and sickness. And now, with over a year of the pandemic under our belts,…

Continued Hope in God’s Unshakeable Love

Dear Friend, After a whirlwind 2020, full of so much unpredictability each and every day, I am glad to see the start of a new year — even if we don’t know what the new year has in store. While COVID-19 presented us with a host of challenges last year, one thing that I’m…

A Message of Hope for Unprecedented Times

Dear Friend, I love Christmas at the Milwaukee Rescue Mission. I call it “organized bedlam” — fun, loud and a little chaotic, but in the best possible sense … like watching children excitedly tear into their presents. I don’t expect that Christmas cheer to change much this year. We may still be wearing masks…

A Time to Give Thanks

If you asked me in 2020 what I miss the most in one word, I would say normalcy. But if you asked me what I think I need most in 2020, I would use a different word—perspective. 2020 has been—in the purest sense of the word—unprecedented! There really is nothing in my experience that…

Radical Love

Dear Friend, Throughout history, caring, compassionate and courageous men and women have risen up in times of crisis and massive challenges. They have served those who are sick, suffering, hungry and homeless—and often put their lives on the line to do it. Whether they know it or not, many have reflected the image of…