Mentor/Mentee Stories


 
 Michele (left) and her former mentee Regina (right) in 2015

Michele (left) and her former mentee Regina (right) in 2015

Michele & Regina

Michele first met Regina in March of 2013 when she was matched to be Regina's mentor through Texas Reach Out. Michele was first drawn to the ministry after she learned that her nephew was about to be released on parole. She wanted to be the hands and feet of Jesus and care for someone in a similar position as her nephew, in the way she hoped someone would care for him. What resulted was a true, Christ-centered friendship. “Jesus has been our bond of salvation; we both needed a savior,” said Michele.

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 David (left) and his former mentor Duane (right) in 2015

David (left) and his former mentor Duane (right) in 2015

David & Duane

David and Duane act like old friends. The two met when Duane was matched to be David’s mentor through Texas Reach Out. “Our relationship started off rocky,” says Duane, “but I think it’s really neat when you can grow to the place where we’re friends!”

The pair spent a lot of their time sharing meals and hanging out before Bible studies on Thursdays. “That is one of the best memories,” recalls David, “when finally the walls came down, and I was able to communicate and realize that he’s here to help me, and that I have someone who is a Christian brother.”

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Graduate Stories


 

Amber

 

Amber joined Texas Reach Out Ministries in 2009 after a very difficult journey that included repeated drug charges. She eventually knew that it was time for a change.

Click here to read her story of redemption.