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Robyn’s Story of Promise: Full of Hope for Tomorrow

From addiction to sobriety; from prison to freedom; Robyn found hope for tomorrow at House of Promise Sunnyslope (HPS). May 23, 2018: “One year ago today I walked out the prison gates for the second & last time. This past year has been nothing but one blessing after another. God has shown me what life,…
"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…
4 More Lives Changed by God for the Better

4 More Lives Changed by God

Four more men successfully completed the House of Refuge Sunnyslope (HRS) transitional housing program and on January 21, 2018, we celebrated how God transformed their lives. Johnny: Abel Sambrano, our men’s program manager spoke about Johnny. He admired his humility, willingness to work, and volunteering to help around campus. Previously, Johnny’s life revolved around drugs…
A Living Testimony of Refuge, Hope and God's Promises

A Living Testimony of Refuge, Hope and God’s Promises

Tommy, one of our House of Refuge Sunnyslope (HRS) program graduates from 2011, is a living testimony of “Refuge, Hope and God’s Promises”... Tommy had… “…made some pretty poor decisions in life … ended up doing a couple of years in prison…” From prison, he was seeking refuge… At HRS… …he started feeling the warmth…
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…
Behind the Scenes: No Food Waste Here!

Behind the Scenes: No Food Waste Here!

Food Waste — it is a problem in America. The United States produces an abundance of food each year, but approximately 40% of it never makes it to people’s plates. Each year, 62.5 million tons of food winds up in landfills, costing the U.S. about $218 billion each year to grow, process, transport and dispose of food…
Looking for Happiness David Found Jesus in Prison

Looking for Happiness David Found Jesus in Prison

“I had  a career, people that loved me. I had all those things but I never really had happiness.” David came to House of Refuge Sunnyslope (HRS) from prison in November 2012. He had it all then, “I gave it all away to drinking and drugging… making poor choices.” Those poor choices landed David in…