Friday, July 1, 2005

Career Minded — Mercy Ministries President

After eight years working in government-run services where she couldn’t share her faith, Nancy Alcorn had enough. She saw the system trying to change girls’ behavior but not change hearts. Nancy’s frustration snowballed until she sensed God leading her to launch an organization for young women called Mercy Ministries.

Mercy Ministries has homes in Louisiana, Tennessee and Australia for girls ages 13-28 to come for help with eating disorders, drug/alcohol addictions, depression, abuse, suicidal tendencies, confusion about sexual identity or unplanned pregnancies.

READ FULL STORY from Brio and Beyond magazine in July 2005 by Martha Krienke