October 27, 2016 Graduation!
Samantha Honeycutt graduated with honors from The Shepherd's Home. She was a two-time winner of the Resident Integrity Award. While at The Shepherd's Home Samantha was able to regain custody of her three children and obtain employment. Samantha is now working full time and living with her children.
2016 Annual Banquet
The Shepherd's Home held it's seventh annual banquet on October 18th, at The First Baptist Church Of Jacksboro. State Representative Dennis Powers gave a wonderful speech; while The Shepherd's Home directors, Rhonda Madden and Terry Bray, talked about The Shepherd's Home MInistry. Cresta Tabor a graduate of The Shepherd's Home gave her personal testimony and spoke about her love for the program. The Birdsongs provided music throughout the evening.
August 4, 2016 Graduation!
Cresta Tabor graduated from The Shepherd's Home with academic honors by excelling in the curriculum. She was recognized as having leadership qualities. She gave thanks to "The Sheep House" and commented it was by God's grace she came there. Cresta is now working full-time and living independently.
July 24, 2016 Ladies' Luncheon
The Board of Directors for The Shepherd's Home sponsored a luncheon at First Baptist Church Jacksboro for the ladies of The Shepherd's Home on Sunday afternoon after worship service. Everyone was invited to enjoy a chicken dinner and dessert. The luncheon provided an opportunity to get better acquainted and to demonstrate support and compassion for each resident's situation on their journey to freedom from addiction.
July 21, 2016 Graduation!
Tanya Brown graduated with academic honors from the program and was a good example for others in The Shepherd's Home. She was a four-time winner of the Resident Integrity Award. At McDonald's, where she worked, she was such a good example, management hired other women from TSH. Tanya stated, "At The Shepherd's Home I finally realized God never left me."
May, 2016 Golf Fund Raising Event at the Deerfield Golf Course
The Shepherd's Home fundraising golf event at the Deerfield Golf Course was a huge success due to all the many sponsors who participated! The Deerfield Golf Course is an 18-hole Champion Golf Course located on scenic Norris Lake. The event was a fun day for golfers and all who participated. All proceeds from the event go to support the ministry of The Shepherd's Home where contributions can make a significant impact in the lives of those recovering from addiction. Many thanks to the individual contributors and businesses who supported the event.
April, 2016 Galilee Bible Camp Ladies' Retreat
The women of The Shepherd’s Home were challenged during a two day retreat, to “ Love Your #Selfie” when Carol McClain, of First Baptist Church Jacksboro, spoke at the Ladies Retreat at Galilee Bible Camp in Lafollette, Tennessee. Carol emphasized in her teaching that we are loved no matter what and that God’s love is a gift we cannot earn. God made each of us the way we are, giving us a personality and natural skills, just as he wanted us to be, in order to glorify God. Carol encouraged the women at the retreat to find and understand their own strengths and skills to use them to help and encourage others.