Ryan Bartels, Author at Jessie's Place
Searching for Home – Client Testimonial

Searching for Home – Client Testimonial

At the age of three, Caitlin and her younger brother were abandoned in an empty building in a small city 120 miles southeast of Moscow, Russia, in the dead of winter. Passersby luckily discovered the freezing children and for the next year, they were treated for...
Where the Heart Is – Volunteers of the Month

Where the Heart Is – Volunteers of the Month

Jacqueline (left) and Rhonda (right) serve dinner at Jessie’s Place When the phone call came asking Rhonda if she’d be willing to volunteer at Jessie’s Place, she saw more than a conventional opportunity to be involved with her congregation at Mt. Canaan Full Gospel...
A Mother’s Strength: Client Testimonial

A Mother’s Strength: Client Testimonial

Ericka was overcome with remorse and guilt after losing her dream job as a nurse’s aide at a well-respected hospital when she was sentenced to 15 years in prison for attempting to distribute a controlled substance. Despite only having to serve satisfactory probation...
The Mission Celebrates 75 Incredible Years

The Mission Celebrates 75 Incredible Years

Tony Cooper blows out the birthday candles at the reception The Mission celebrated its 75th anniversary with a birthday bash Monday afternoon at the Shepura Men’s Center chapel and dining hall downtown. Guests heard live testimonies from three clients whose lives were...