The Shepherd’s Inn

Carlos’ Story of Transformation

September 17, 2018
Carlos' story of transformation

Growing up in Philly with his mom and sister, Carlos never felt much love. His mother had a mental illness and was dealing with emotional issues, leading to many lonely times. He felt isolated and often tried to show love to everyone because he didn’t receive that as a child. Carlos has three kids – Savannah…

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THE LIGHT: September 2018

September 13, 2018
Chris at Atlanta Mission

Rediscovering Joy Chris was just a normal guy whose life fell apart. He went from living in a nice home to under a bridge, miserable and alone. This is his story… There was a time when my life was happy. I enjoyed my work, I was married to the girl I grew up across the…

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Dewan’s Story of Transformation

August 13, 2018
Dewan's story of transformation

Dewan struggled for years to break what he calls “a vicious cycle” of alcoholism, broken relationships, and unemployment. But when he finally surrendered to the nagging in his heart that he needed a change, Dewan headed to Atlanta Mission. It was here that Dewan met his counselor. When they first met, she asked Dewan many…

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Chris’s Story of Transformation

July 31, 2017
Chris, in his wheelchair, at Atlanta Mission

When Chris was homeless, no one cared that he was disabled. But a little kindness at Atlanta Mission changed his life… With tears in his eyes, Chris remembered the first time he came to Atlanta Mission: “I was waiting in line outside in the heat with all the other guys when a man came out from Atlanta Mission…

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The Light: July 2017

July 14, 2017
Chris at the Shepherd's Inn

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Clay’s Story of Transformation

September 19, 2016
Clay at The Shepherd's Inn

by: Clay “The way I see it, serving meals is a ministry to people who are in need.” Thanksgiving might still be a couple months away, but I’m already thinking about it. After all, it’s my job. As one of the head chefs at Atlanta Mission — I oversee the kitchen at The Shepherd’s Inn,…

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The Light: July 2016

July 18, 2016
Larry at The Shepherd's Inn

“In The Valley of Dry Bones” “It was God’s way of getting my attention. Had I recovered quickly, I would’ve gone back to the streets and my self-destructive ways.” — By Larry I lived on the streets for about 16 years…that is, if you can call it “living.” Mostly, I was just wandering from place…

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