Jacksonville’s Homeless: James’s Story

Jacksonville’s Homeless: James’s Story

In our last blog, Dorri and I told Amy’s story. But Amy’s story is not complete without James’s, her now husband. One might ask, why would James keep going back to a woman that appeared so broken. The reason was that James understood broken. He, himself, had been...
Jacksonville’s Homeless: Jared’s Story

Jacksonville’s Homeless: Jared’s Story

Jared’s faith in God is what ultimately changed the course of his life for the better, he tells Tracy and I, at Hands and Feet Ministries in Jacksonville. The clean-shaven young man with a ponytail says he now feels a calling to the ministry.  “In...
Jacksonville’s Homeless: Joel’s Story

Jacksonville’s Homeless: Joel’s Story

We met Joel at Hands and Feet Foundation in Jacksonville. They are one of the faith-based outreach programs helping the homeless. Tracy and I interviewed the couple who run this program and will be posting their interview on the blog soon. Joel, age 67, is an army...