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  • I was on a greyhound bus heading to see my family in Kentucky.  I was supposed to get off in Clarksville, TN but I fell asleep.  Before I knew it, the driver was announcing our arrival to St. Louis, Missouri.  […]

    Susan

    I was on a greyhound bus heading to see my family in Kentucky.  I was supposed to get off in Clarksville, TN but I fell asleep.  Before I knew it, the driver was announcing our arrival to St. Louis, Missouri.  […]

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  • My name is Carl Benham. I came to NLEC after losing my job and then my apartment. I then found myself homeless. After joining their leadership program, I was moved to the training center in New Bloomfield, MO. I have […]

    Carl

    My name is Carl Benham. I came to NLEC after losing my job and then my apartment. I then found myself homeless. After joining their leadership program, I was moved to the training center in New Bloomfield, MO. I have […]

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  • I was in an abusive relationship with the father of my child.  I felt like I had no direction or anyone to vent to in my life.  After constantly threatening to throw me out on a regular basis, I finally […]

    Monique & Theo

    I was in an abusive relationship with the father of my child.  I felt like I had no direction or anyone to vent to in my life.  After constantly threatening to throw me out on a regular basis, I finally […]

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  • I was working for the Baptist Church when everything was shut down due to Covid 19. I lost my job and my apartment and became homeless. I went to the New Life Evangelistic Center’s Veterans Coming Center and Ryan told […]

    Bob

    I was working for the Baptist Church when everything was shut down due to Covid 19. I lost my job and my apartment and became homeless. I went to the New Life Evangelistic Center’s Veterans Coming Center and Ryan told […]

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  • I was guided by the police on a Sunday to go to St. Patrick’s Center and knock on the door and someone would come and help me.  I went there, and knocked on the door but no one came.  As […]

    Haley

    I was guided by the police on a Sunday to go to St. Patrick’s Center and knock on the door and someone would come and help me.  I went there, and knocked on the door but no one came.  As […]

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  • Since finding Jesus I have managed to stay sober from Alcohol for over a year now. I was able to quit smoking cigarettes. I have also taken on Leadership roles and have helped train many new men at the NLEC […]

    Jacob

    Since finding Jesus I have managed to stay sober from Alcohol for over a year now. I was able to quit smoking cigarettes. I have also taken on Leadership roles and have helped train many new men at the NLEC […]

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  • I became homeless because of addiction and domestic violence. Because of both, I lost my job.  Since I had no money coming in, I lost my car. At this point, the domestic violence became even worse, so I walked away […]

    Peggy

    I became homeless because of addiction and domestic violence. Because of both, I lost my job.  Since I had no money coming in, I lost my car. At this point, the domestic violence became even worse, so I walked away […]

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  • I came to New Life Evangelistic Center after being in the Teen Challenge program.  I first went to New Bloomfield and then came to work at the NLEC Veteran’s Coming Home Program in Springfield. God has truly moved in my […]

    Ryan

    I came to New Life Evangelistic Center after being in the Teen Challenge program.  I first went to New Bloomfield and then came to work at the NLEC Veteran’s Coming Home Program in Springfield. God has truly moved in my […]

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  • My mother lost her job and I went to a lot of shelters. Then I came to NLEC and I got closer to God and started praying for people. I love working for NLEC it’s just like the family I […]

    Angela

    My mother lost her job and I went to a lot of shelters. Then I came to NLEC and I got closer to God and started praying for people. I love working for NLEC it’s just like the family I […]

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  • After a divorce and falling ill, I found myself homeless in Colorado.  I drove to Columbia, MO to be near my daughter, but couldn’t find work there, so I ended up in Springfield, homeless and living in my car.  God […]

    Teri-Ann

    After a divorce and falling ill, I found myself homeless in Colorado.  I drove to Columbia, MO to be near my daughter, but couldn’t find work there, so I ended up in Springfield, homeless and living in my car.  God […]

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  • I came to NLEC out of a bad relationship and looking for a better life. Since I have been here in the NLEC training program. I have been able to get closer to God. I now work on the radio […]

    ANDRI

    I came to NLEC out of a bad relationship and looking for a better life. Since I have been here in the NLEC training program. I have been able to get closer to God. I now work on the radio […]

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  • Rev. Rice brought me in off of the streets where I was homeless with no direction for my life. I am now working at helping clear land, cutting trees and brush down so it will grow grass for the cattle […]

    Robert

    Rev. Rice brought me in off of the streets where I was homeless with no direction for my life. I am now working at helping clear land, cutting trees and brush down so it will grow grass for the cattle […]

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  • Ever since 2/13/19, life has changed for me in the blink of an eye. My mother passed away and deep depression came over me. People I used to be around didn’t want to have anything to do with me a […]

    Christopher

    Ever since 2/13/19, life has changed for me in the blink of an eye. My mother passed away and deep depression came over me. People I used to be around didn’t want to have anything to do with me a […]

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  • When God delivered me to NLEC I was a full-blown drug addict that had no end in sight. Since my New and exciting walk with Christ and sobriety my life has been full of exciting things of which first and […]

    KODIE

    When God delivered me to NLEC I was a full-blown drug addict that had no end in sight. Since my New and exciting walk with Christ and sobriety my life has been full of exciting things of which first and […]

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  • I lost my job in Illinois and came to NLEC where I came to know God. I used to use alcohol and drugs before coming to NLEC. But Thanks be to God I live each day sober and am loving […]

    Neil

    I lost my job in Illinois and came to NLEC where I came to know God. I used to use alcohol and drugs before coming to NLEC. But Thanks be to God I live each day sober and am loving […]

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  • My mother never had time for me, so my brothers basically raised me. They were very abusive towards me. When I was eight years old, my mother decided that she did not want me anymore, so she sent me to […]

    Sherri

    My mother never had time for me, so my brothers basically raised me. They were very abusive towards me. When I was eight years old, my mother decided that she did not want me anymore, so she sent me to […]

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  • I have grown really close to God through the NLEC training program. I turned my back on God before. I turned to drugs and I used to yell and get angry a lot. Now I am learning patience and how […]

    James

    I have grown really close to God through the NLEC training program. I turned my back on God before. I turned to drugs and I used to yell and get angry a lot. Now I am learning patience and how […]

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  • Just one example of the lives that have been saved because of your faithful partnership with New Life Evangelistic Center! You can read more testimonies here. Two and a half years ago my wife Stella and I came to the […]

    Levi and Stella

    Just one example of the lives that have been saved because of your faithful partnership with New Life Evangelistic Center! You can read more testimonies here. Two and a half years ago my wife Stella and I came to the […]

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  • When my husband and I joined the Leadership Training Program at the NLEC Veteran’s Coming Home Center, things were not good for us.  We were homeless and broken.  There have been many days where I didn’t want to be here […]

    AJ and Alisha

    When my husband and I joined the Leadership Training Program at the NLEC Veteran’s Coming Home Center, things were not good for us.  We were homeless and broken.  There have been many days where I didn’t want to be here […]

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  • My wife and I came to the NLEC Veteran’s Coming Home Center without our children because we were homeless and didn’t have a stable environment for them. Since joining the Leadership Training Program, we have not only regained custody of […]

    Quentin and Rosemary

    My wife and I came to the NLEC Veteran’s Coming Home Center without our children because we were homeless and didn’t have a stable environment for them. Since joining the Leadership Training Program, we have not only regained custody of […]

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