3544 Tracey Griffin Classic PG (Abuse, Rape) The daughter of a teen mom grew up in an abusive foster home with a foster mom who blamed her for being raped and molested. She learned to turn off her emotions as a defense mechanism until becoming a mother herself showed her the way to love.
3543 Foxes Have Holes Classic (Teen Runaway, Finding Purpose) Adam, the son of a wealthy businessman, flees home to escape his fathers controlling behavior and finds meaning for his empty existence. Adams father hires private investigator Mike Fox who tracks the boy to a Chicago homeless shelter. His pursuit of the boy results in Fox finding much more than he bargained for. This fictional, film-noir type detective story was expressly written to bring attention to all the lost souls out there searching for truth, purpose and love some of whom pass through our very doors here are Pacific Garden Mission.
3536 Dr. Tatagiri Gurappa Classic (Poverty, Hinduism) Tatagiri grew up in an extremely poor Hindu family from the untouchable caste in Southern India. When a nephew dies with no medical care, he hopes to become a doctor to the poor, but has no means to do so. He attends Christian school in his village, earns excellent marks and wins a scholarship to college. He comes to faith in Jesus through a sister and brother-in-law, becomes a doctor and serves the poorest of the poor.
3535 James Craig (Addiction, Tragedy, Deliverance) Jim begins alcohol and drug use as a young teenager and quickly uses stronger and more dangerous narcotics which almost take his life. Unknown to him, his girlfriend, Julie, becomes a Christian and shows him unexpected kindness. Jim reluctantly attends her baptism and afterwards accepts Christ. Later, their church rallys around them when their home burns down. Today, Jim leads a powerful prison ministry in the county where they live.