Posts by David Poach

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Wedding bells are ringing!

by David Poach

Life can throw all kinds of curve balls our way and most people never think they will end up losing everything, and become broken and homeless. Thank God for Capital City Rescue Mission and the programs offered free of charge to men and women. People from all walks of life enter the doors of the […]

A New Life in Christ

by David Poach

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. ~ 2 Corinthians 5:17 I would like to tell you about James, one of our volunteers who is dedicated to this ministry and is a true example of a new life in Christ. James volunteers in many […]

The TLP Program Bears Fruit!

by David Poach

It is hard to believe that two years have passed since we first opened the first floor of apartments in the Transitional Living Program (TLP)! Now we have three floors filled and have had the pleasure of walking beside the men in our program and witnessing their abounding growth firsthand. This is the brief story of one such […]

Ritual vs. Repentance

by David Poach

A couple of years ago, I was doing an intake of a guest when he told me he could not stay with us because of his religion.  He then asked how he could get connected with the local Muslim mosque and shelter.  I told this gentleman that I had no idea where a mosque or […]

God Answers Prayers

by David Poach

A guest client signed up to see me early in the day, he was interested in a faith-based recovery program, he said, “He was sick and tired of secular programs”, he felt he was not getting what he needed out of those programs. I offered him a chance to apply to our New Life Program, […]