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Full Throttle: Bikers for Christ

“It continues to surprise me how God took a bunch of bone head bikers like us and now gives us the opportunity to minister to those in need.” It’s the third Sunday of the month, and Joe Drake, a...

Homeless: How Does It Happen?

Imagine for a moment you have no family and only a few close friends. You have a job, but you’re living paycheck to paycheck. One day, your employer says he’s sorry, but he’s going to have to le...

Mission in My Words: Danielle Breezy

My husband Joe and I moved here a year ago and it already feels like home. I’m originally from Philadelphia, however due to my career, I’ve lived in Oklahoma City, Dallas, and most recently, where...

Philanthropy Champions

In June, we received massive support for our water drive. After putting a press release out for the urgent need, the Nashville community stepped up and the Mission was blessed with an abundance of wat...

Hope To Others #H20

  It’s June, and summer is here! As the heat continues to rise throughout the summer, there is one thing that all of us need to keep going—water. Without proper hydration, the body can ac...

Shining A Light For The Lord

One day the Lord put Matthew 5:16 on Sarah’s heart. After spending some time praying about it, Sarah and her husband Jason received a letter in the mail from Nashville Rescue Mission that mentioned ...

No Vacation for the Homeless

Summer is here. School is out. Most kids can’t wait to go to the pool. Some kids are headed to summer camp. Others will be going on vacation, maybe to the beach, or to visit family. And then there a...

Mission in My Words- For King and Country

We moved from Australia to Tennessee when I (Luke) was five and Joel was seven. Our dad was a concert promoter in Australia; and when a tour he had been planning didn’t work out, we lost everything....

Defining Service

Service—sometimes it refers to a military commitment. Other times it describes the action of helping others. For at least one Navy Chief, it means both. Chief Information Systems Technician Heather ...

Mission In My Words—Allee-Sutton Hethcoat

It was 1996 and I was attending school at Grassland Elementary. Tornadoes hit our area pretty hard. Burdened with the desire to help those in need, I started a canned food drive. I wanted to help and ...

Made In His Image

As an only child, Norman didn’t have many friends. “I didn’t understand how to make friends,” recalled Norman. “I was home alone a lot. I would walk out the front door and invite people into...

Mission in My Words- JJ Heller

My husband Dave and I have been on tour with contemporary Christian artist Josh Wilson and his cousin and drummer, Chris Wilson. Chris used to work at Nashville Rescue Mission, and Josh has performed ...

Good From Grief

“I first got involved with Nashville Rescue Mission through my friend Kelly Putty,” said Carol. “We attended church together, and I had volunteered to help with a Fall Festival at the Mission th...

A God-Sized Dream

Chelsie’s childhood was far from idyllic. By 13, she was drinking and using drugs. At 17, she was kicked out of school for selling pills. Despite attending an alternative school, Chelsie graduated i...

What A View

In a city filled with cranes, it’s no question the landscape of Nashville is changing. With each new high-rise building that goes up, there are more opportunities to see a new view of Nashville. Suc...

Mission in My Words: Chef Max

From my home country of Switzerland to Nashville, Tennessee–I have encountered homeless people in every city. Homelessness transcends international borders. I was living in Montreal, Canada, whe...