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What's Happening to Me! It's the Holy Spirit

What’s Happening to Me! It’s the Holy Spirit!

One of the best events we have at House of Refuge Sunnyslope is when we baptize residents. Here’s a story from the Spring 2008 Newsletter by former Executive Director, Paul Williams. This is difficult to put into words: On Sunday morning of the Baptism, one of the men informed our General Manager, Roby, that he…
From Fear and Desperation to Embracing Jesus

From Fear and Desperation to Embracing Jesus

Desiree lived in fear and desperation. A single mom since the age of 30, she felt very lost and needed a place where she felt safe. House of Hope Sunnyslope (HHS) was that place and there, she also found Jesus. Her time in a domestic violence shelter was coming to a close, she had recently…
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.…
Debbie's Story from Being Lost to Finding Promise

Debbie’s Story from Being Lost to Finding Promise

On July 20, 2017, we had the pleasure to celebrate the first graduation from the House of Promise program for single women. House of Promise Living Room House of Promise came into existence because of the large number of incoming calls from single women with no kids, no drug or alcohol abuse and there was…
Transformed from Fear to Hope with a lot of Christian Love

Transformed from Fear to Hope with a lot of Christian Love

Diane came to Arizona fleeing a violent relationship. At House of Refuge Sunnyslope’s (HRS) House of Hope, she found Jesus and a team of ladies who taught her what Christian love means. Fear had been a big part of my life. Through House of Hope I found a safe place to stay. The Family Support…
It's Easy to Lose Hope When You're Part of the Working Poor

It’s Easy to Lose Hope When You’re Part of the Working Poor

Living paycheck to paycheck. That’s the plight of the working poor. If for whatever reason you lose that paycheck, you’re out on the streets. That’s what happened to Mike until he came to House of Refuge Sunnyslope (HRS). He went from being jobless to losing hope to becoming ordained. Mike Davis (fondly known as “Big Mike”)…
Davey's Story: From Hitting Rock Bottom to Owning His Own Paid-off Car

Davey’s Story: From Hitting Rock Bottom to Owning a Paid-Off Car

Davey had hit rock bottom from severe drug addiction. He realized that there was no where to go but up. He went through the Native American Connection’s 45-day, inpatient rehab program. Upon getting out, he made a conscious decision to not go home. His sister, Lisa, told him about House of Refuge Sunnyslope (HRS). He…
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