10, 9, 8, 7, 6 … What a Launch It Was!

Michael S. joined LaunchPoint class #18 at a time when he was torn between needing employment and committing to a four-week class. He trusted God and joined LaunchPoint, giving himself passionately to the process and enthusiastically singing the opening song louder than any previous participant. During the third week of class, Michael’s table facilitator learned of […]


In Her Own Words: Misty’s Story

Misty knew she was headed down a painful road of lifelong addiction, but family and friends guided her to KARM, where God has touched her life in amazing ways.  Here’s her story, in her own words.


Showing the Volunteer Spirit

This week, we had the pleasure of hosting multiple groups of incoming freshmen from the University of Tennessee. As part of Ignite Serves, these student leaders gave of their time and made a lasting impact in the lives of people served by Knox Area Rescue Ministries & KARM Stores. The volunteer experiences at our mission […]


Successes for LaunchPoint grads encourage others…

Recently while transporting a current LaunchPoint participant to get medicine, we had unexpected and encouraging encounters with three LaunchPoint graduates! While stopping at the red light at Fifth and Central, I noticed Matt sitting on a bench waiting for the bus. Matt has sustained housing for over a year and has been doing well, remaining […]