September 14, 2018

Laundry Time

Sometimes people ask me “how are things going at the mission?” I’d like to answer with something really exciting like, “Jesus dropped by yesterday. He fed […]
September 5, 2018

Make An Impact Through Prayer

While be-bopping down to the kitchen the other day, I beheld one of our regulars coming in for lunch. Confidentiality prohibits me from sharing her name, […]
July 12, 2018
The District

Gateway Donation Drive

What an incredible day we had on Tuesday at The District at Eastover.  Ross & Yerger sponsored a Donation Drive for the Gateway Rescue Mission.  The […]
February 16, 2018
Eyes that see

Eyes That See

Taking the blind man by the hand, He brought him out of the village; and after spitting on his eyes and laying His hands on him, […]
February 5, 2018
Fight The Good Fight

Fight The Good Fight

Winston Churchill became British Prime Minister on May 10, 1940.  The same day, Germany invaded France, Belgium, The Netherlands, and Luxembourg.  I recently watched the Darkest […]
January 24, 2018
stumbling blocks

Stumbling Blocks To Successful Planning

I began writing this inaugural 2018 newsletter, only to have my creative mindset broken by the sound of a cuss fight across the street.  Seems that […]
November 28, 2017


If you haven’t figured it out by now, we are loved by a pretty awesome God.  Our Heavenly Father wants to bless us in every possible […]
November 8, 2017
Red Basket

Red Basket Success

Our donors, friends, and their families are the best around bar none. We recently ran a fundraiser through in order to make repairs and updates […]
October 14, 2017
RedBasket Shelter Campaign

Gateway RedBasket Shelter Campaign

Jackson, MS Since 1948, Gateway Rescue Mission has been dedicated to helping meet the physical and spiritual needs of homeless individuals in the Jackson and central […]
October 9, 2017

Jackson Restaurant Week 2017

Jackson Restaurant Week Starts TODAY! Jackson Restaurant Week celebrates our Soul Food City showcasing the best of Jackson’s culinary scene during seven days of good eats […]
September 5, 2017
Make A Difference Lunch Promo

Make A Difference Lunch Promo

The “Make a Difference” Lunch on September 19th, 2017 is a chance to hear the inspiring story of Ron Hall, the author of Same Kind of […]
August 30, 2017
Make A Difference Lunch

Gateway Rescue Mission – Make A Difference Lunch

You are invited to the Jackson Convention Center for the “Make A Difference” lunch on Sept 19th at 11:30 am.  Tickets are on sale at  This […]
May 12, 2017

Gateway Rescue Mission – Operation Brown Bag Lunch

Notice to the Gateway Community: Our kitchen is currently closed due to damage from a truck that crashed into the kitchen shortly after 10 a.m. on […]
October 28, 2016
New Orleans Homeless Poor

For you always have the poor with you

On a recent trip to New Orleans, my family decided to make a late night run to Cafe Du Monde for some cafe’ au lait and […]
July 21, 2016
Think Increase

Think Increase!!!

It’s more than just a good idea Throughout the scripture, the Lord’s desire for increase is a common theme for the believer.  His desire for us is to increase […]
March 18, 2016

Spring is in the Air!

It’s that time of year!!!! Spring is in the air. Time to come up out those caves we’ve been hibernating in all winter long and feel […]
March 4, 2016

Proper Charity

At Gateway Rescue Mission, we strive to work with two groups of people;  those who are willing to help themselves and those who are unable to […]
February 8, 2016

You Changed This Life

Meet our latest graduate Gary Barner. His story is coated in the presence and love of God. Coming to us from John Perkins, Gary spent a […]
October 16, 2015

Will Work for Food

I saw a guy panhandling at the corner of State and Pearl streets a couple of days recently.  I looked at him closely, but didn’t recognize […]
October 8, 2015

God Sees the Big Picture

Some of our work at Gateway Rescue Mission can be mundane.  Like any job, some work that isn’t flashy just has to be done. I recently […]
October 2, 2015

Blessed Are the Poor

Politicians talk about standing up for the poor.  Activists defend the rights of the poor.  At Gateway Rescue Mission, we simply help the poor because Jesus […]
February 2, 2015
Rescue Mission

Thank you from the Director

I want to thank everyone who is a part of the Gateway family. You could give your hard earned money anywhere, yet you chose to share […]