“Home for Christmas” benefits the great work of Memphis Union Mission, who has served the homeless community of Memphis for over seventy years. “Home for Christmas” is a gathering of family and friends for 25 years now, who listen to gospel and music of the season for free, but make a donation that all supports Memphis Union Mission efforts. So far after 25 years of hosting, the event has raised over $128,000.
Shelia Jefferson knows what it’s like being separated from her children while incarcerated at Christmas time. Shelia was once facing 40 years to life in prison for murder. She joins Pastor Ricky Floyd of Pursuit of God Church to share how she now helps connect children of inmates with their parents through Prison Fellowship’s Angel Tree project.
Why is Thanksgiving the fourth Thursday in November? The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade began in 1924 with 400 employees with no large balloons and featured only live animals from Central Park Zoo. What are you thankful for? This Mid-South View Point explores the history behind the holiday.
Justin and Becky Morris are back for part two telling their story of Justin’s secret drug addiction, as a pastor; trying to start a new church plant. Their marriage was heading to divorce court after Justin’s addiction to drugs spiraled out of control. Losing all trust in Justin and even anger towards God, Becky felt justified in her anger and bitterness; but discovered her response was equally destructive.