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"Well done, my Good and Faithful Servant"

‘Well Done, My Good And Faithful Servant’

It’s ironic that I’m writing this memorial blog post on the day another of God’s faithful servants went home — the Rev. Billy Graham. In the House of Refuge Newsletter dated March, 1996, then newsletter editor, Susan Moellinger wrote about the death of House of Refuge founder, Elmer Miller. In it she highlighted what heaven…
Life Transformed: Becoming What God Intends You to Be

Life Transformed: Becoming What God Intends You to Be

The Vision of House of Refuge Sunnyslope (HRS) is: Through the power and love of Jesus Christ, we encourage, equip, and help transform individuals into the men and women that God intended them to be. Wandena “Dena” Walker’s “life transformed” story epitomizes our vision. Dena found us on the Internet back on September of 2015.…
Movin' on Up - A Hopeful and Happy Man

Movin’ on Up – A Hopeful and Happy Man

Stephen King (yes, that’s his real name) didn’t plan to be homeless when his marriage fell apart. He was living in the East Valley, working at a good job, but he opted to give the house to his wife and 4 kids and ended up on the streets. He slept in his car for a…
The Heart of the Pastor becomes the Heart of the Church

The Heart of the Pastor becomes the Heart of the Church

Pastor Rick Holman of Scottsdale Bible Cactus Church was praying about the vision and mission for his church. Then someone knocked on the door….. “Whatever captures the heart of the pastor captures the heart of the congregation.” And ever since then, Scottsdale Bible Cactus Church has been very active in many ways at House of…
From Homeless to Graduate

From Homeless to Grads Thanks to our Scholarship Program

The House of Refuge Sunnyslope (HRS) scholarship program is available for residents in good standing to attend college, trade schools, or earn certificates that help them to become job-ready. Many of our residents come from a situation that has left them homeless. Recently, two women successfully used their scholarships to move into new careers. Allison’s…
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