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3 Reasons Need is Amplified During the Holidays

November 24, 2020

You might have noticed during the holiday season the campaigns for support and volunteers by nonprofits and other service initiatives…

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Building Relational Trust and Forgetting Social Uncertainty

November 16, 2020

Country singers know a thing or two about the simple life: porch swings, making supper with grandma, hanging out under…

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Setting the Right Pace

November 9, 2020

In our country, hustle is king. Since its beginnings, the U.S. has been a place where people are praised for…

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Real Hope Ep. 5 – Talking Turkey (Fry) With Tracy Lawrence

November 3, 2020

Listen to the episode five of Real Hope featuring Tracy Lawrence on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Nashville Rescue Mission CEO and Real Hope…

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The Four Stages of Moving from Human Suffering to Human Flourishing

October 23, 2020

At the Mission, we believe every person should have what they need to thrive — not just survive. To us,…

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The Power of Organizational Partnerships

October 15, 2020

“As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another”. That’s Proverbs 27:17, and it’s every bit as true for organizations…

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COVID-19’s Impact on Homelessness

October 9, 2020

Everywhere you look, you can see the effect of the coronavirus pandemic. Many schools have gone remote, businesses have had…

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The Power of Helping One Person

October 7, 2020

If you work in the nonprofit community, you probably hear a lot about programs — whether or not this program…

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Real Hope Ep. 4 – 2020’s Nationwide Impact on the Homeless Community

September 30, 2020

Listen to the episode four of Real Hope featuring John Ashmen on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Nashville Rescue Mission CEO…

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Is Fear Calling the Shots in Your Life?

September 21, 2020

Every emotion has value. We use hundreds of words to describe our feelings, but at their core, they can usually…

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Be A Hope Ambassador

September 14, 2020

Loving people isn’t easy. Loving people who are different from you is even harder. During His time on earth, Jesus…

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Availability is Your Biggest Gift

September 10, 2020

Time has always been one of our most precious commodities. We can’t manufacture more, no matter how hard we try.…

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How to Get Out of your Comfort Zone as a Leader

September 4, 2020

You lead a nonprofit because you believe in its mission, right? You believe your work matters—that you’re making a difference…

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Real Hope Ep. 3 – Loving Our Neighbor (with guest, Bob Goff)

August 26, 2020

Nashville Rescue Mission CEO and Real Hope host Glenn Cranfield talks with New York Times best-selling author and speaker, Bob…

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Is There Substance Abuse Within Most of the Homeless Community?

August 18, 2020

To be direct, no, there is not. The word “most” implies that the majority of people experiencing homelessness have some…

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Why Do Homeless People Sleep In the Streets and Not a Shelter?

August 14, 2020

With homeless shelters available all across the country, it’s fair to wonder why someone might choose to sleep outside, on…

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Why Don’t Homeless People Get a Job?

August 12, 2020

While this question hasn’t come up as much lately because of the pandemic, it is one I frequently hear: “Why…

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Why do people become homeless?

August 6, 2020

For those of us who are fortunate enough to have always had a roof over our head, the idea of…

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Should I give money to someone who is homeless?

August 4, 2020

I’m sure you’ve encountered someone you thought to be homeless. Maybe it’s because they were holding up a cardboard sign…

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Real Hope Ep. 2 – Frequently Asked Questions Surrounding the Homeless Community

July 28, 2020

Nashville Rescue Mission CEO and Real Hope host Glenn Cranfield talks with Andy Bales, CEO of Union Rescue Mission in…

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COVID-19 and the Quiet Impact on Homelessness

July 9, 2020

Many of our lives have drastically changed since March when COVID-19 swept the nation. Schools, businesses and our communities were…

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Real Hope Ep. 1 – The Unseen Impact of COVID-19 on the Homeless Population

June 30, 2020

Nashville Rescue Mission CEO and Real Hope host Glenn Cranfield talks to Room in the Inn Executive Director Rachel Hester…

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Help Hydrate the Homeless

June 18, 2020

Between COVID-19 and hot weather on the horizon, Nashville Rescue Mission anticipates it being a difficult summer for our city’s…

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