Atlanta: A series of DUI arrests landed Veronica, an adoptive mom, in jail with few prospects and little hope. Another inmate told her about the Atlanta Mission. Founded in 1936, the mission believes “sustainable life change starts with the redeeming power of Christ and is best accomplished through life on life relationships.” Veronica, a trained chef, entered the mission’s recovery program two years ago. Now she’s working full-time and training to be a minister. “My life has been transformed,” she said.

Subscriber access only You have reached the end of this Article Preview

To continue reading, subscribe now. Subscribers have full digital access.

Have something to add about this? See something we missed? Share your feedback here.