July 27, 2018 | Blog

There is always hope

For those that don’t know me, my name is Jen Tran (new last name because I just got married last month)! I began working as
July 7, 2018 | Blog

The Joy of Success

People measure being successful in different ways. For some it’s a job, money, their dream house, or a car. For me I try and keep
June 15, 2018 | Blog

My Dad, the Man, the Myth, the Legend

My Dad has always had a heart for people and ministry. He’s a former Hospital CEO who started his own Healthcare recruiting company years ago.
June 8, 2018 | Blog

Right Place Right Time

This week I was sitting on my porch enjoying the cool breeze with my roommate, when a lady approached timidly and said “Excuse me do
May 24, 2018 | Blog

I had nothing more

Very few times in my life have I ever felt truly scared. There are 2 moments in life that come to mind. The first moment
May 18, 2018 | Blog

Healthcare for the Homeless

One of the biggest challenges those struggling with homelessness face is access to healthcare. When your average person gets sick we call the doctor and
May 9, 2018 | Blog

It takes partners

For Morning Glory Ministries to continually meet the needs of those struggling with homelessness there is a lot of things that happen behind the scenes.
May 4, 2018 | Blog

How can I help?

If you spend time in any major city there is a good chance you will have an encounter with someone struggling with homelessness. In 2017
April 26, 2018 | Blog

We all make mistakes

We all make mistakes. Sometimes, they’re small and fixable. Other times the course of our lives are changed forever. I’m just as guilty as the
April 19, 2018 | Blog

Seeing the good when its bad

I admit it. I like to watch terrible movies. I’m guilty of always checking out what Nicolas Cage is up to and think Keanu Reeves
April 10, 2018 | Blog

Learning from the poor

God has taught me many things working with the poor and needy through the years. As I listen to their stories about childhood, traveling, their
February 14, 2018 | Blog

My heart breaks

As I greeted our guests this past week my heart was broken for one individual. As I asked him how he was doing he told
December 1, 2017 | Blog

the simplicity of giving

One of our guests approached me with excitement the other day. They said “Hey Nate I have something I’d like to give to Morning Glory.”
December 31, 2017 | Blog

Sleeping on the Streets

Picture a snow storm. The biggest one you can remember. Think of the snow, the harshness of the winter air, and the feeling of your
October 10, 2017 | Blog

The art of conversation

We live in a society where social media and our phones control our lives. Just take a look around and everywhere you go you’ll see
January 1, 2018 | Blog

From homeless to house

My Mom grew up on a farm in Southwestern Missouri. When she was a kid they had an outhouse, took baths outside, had chickens, and
October 10, 2017 | Blog

Circle of Hope Award Winner 2017

[caption id="attachment_1976" align="alignleft" width="640"] Nate Smith, Director of Morning Glory Ministries, with the CEO of Harvesters accepting the 2017 Circle of Hope Award for Onsite
March 15, 2018 | Blog

March Madness

I love college basketball. Since I was 7 years old I’ve been a diehard Duke fan. When I lived on Skid Row in Los Angeles
February 21, 2017 | Blog

Homeless No More

Often times in life I’ve felt God has called me to do things I didn’t want to do or hadn’t planned on doing. He makes
February 21, 2017 | Blog

We Depend on our Volunteers

At the heart of every ministry, volunteers are often the core. At Morning Glory Ministries we depend on our volunteers. Without them we wouldn’t be
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