Categories: Youth

I just can’t give up now

Mentoring is a lot like parenting – it is filled with peaks and valleys. At City Gospel Mission, when a tutor of an at-risk youth begins the journey of mentoring we ask the mentor to articulate their hopes and dreams … Continued

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Categories: Food & Shelter

Unhurried listening

One of the most valuable lessons I have learned while working at City Gospel Mission has been the importance of listening. When I listen to someone speak about problems in their life, I sometimes have the desire to fix whatever it … Continued

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Categories: Food & Shelter

Listening

Chris eats dinner regularly at the City Gospel Mission Diner. She is a matriarch in the community and known by all. She frequently welcomes younger women with huge needs into her home. She calls these women her “nieces.” In my … Continued

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