Former MKs Visit Mansion

We were recently blessed to have two former residents visit the Mansion. Brother and Sister Robert Harris, who pastor in Marion, Indiana, were involved in placing a young lady at the Mansion from their church. We were thrilled to welcome this 12-year old girl and also glad for the opportunity …

Houseparents Needed

After five years of dedicated and faithful service as houseparents, Ken and Rose Solberg are resigning from their responsibilities and returning to Wisconsin to be close to their family again. They’re planning to spend the summer at their cabin on the lake and to get reacquainted with their grandchildren.

A Touching Story

An aunt of two of our recently placed girls called today to check on them. She was told that the two little girls, ages three and five, were adjusting well. When asked if they had been sad or crying, she was told that they had not been crying for their …

Family Time

It’s always good to get a way for a few days of rest and relaxation. Erma and I are thoroughly enjoying the work that God has called us to do and have never been more fulfilled in ministry; however, the workload does get extremely heavy at times, not to mention …

Last Week of School

This is the last week of school of school for Tupelo Christian Academy, our on-campus school at TCMM. There are a number of end-of-the-year events taking place, including an exciting field day of fun activities for the kids, a memorable year-end formal and awards night filled with recognition for the …

New Residents

We received three new residents yesterday. A 14 year-old young lady was placed in Haven of Hope Girls’ Home. Her mother heard about our program for troubled teenage girls through a lady that has visited our church. This girl struggles with some anger issues, but she is accepting of being …

Earthquake and Tornado Hits Tupelo

Perhaps you heard about Tupelo in the news last week. If you like tornados and earthquakes, Tupelo was the place to be. On Tuesday, we were under tornado warnings for most of the day. The children and staff members hunkered down in the designated shelters on campus as the tornado …

I did it!

If I may toot my own horn, I ran in the Gum Tree 10K race here in Tupelo on Saturday. Like the Apostle Paul, “I finished my course.” And I ran the whole distance. Actually, I’m quite proud of myself. There were nearly 1,200 runners, and I placed 419th, running …

A Wonderful Testimony

Last week, James (not his real name), a 12-year old Mansion resident, asked to testify during the TCA chapel. He got up in front of the whole elementary school and, with tears streaming down his face, began to share how that before coming to the Mansion he didn’t have any …

Mansion 5K Run

I am really getting excited about our developing plans for the Mansion 5K run that will take place on Saturday, August 30, during our 55th Anniversary Alumni Homecoming. The Tupelo Running Club has come on board and is sponsoring this race as an official event. Hundreds are expected to participate. …