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April 14, 2022

Calviana’s Story

Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. 2 Corinthians 3:17 Entering into middle school, Calviana began questioning God. She started to see Him as controlling, manipulative, and toxic – someone who came with a lot of “rules to follow.” Already having people like this in her life,…
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November 5, 2021

Meet Our Directors: Jeff

Jeff lived a nomadic childhood, moving from Phoenix to Boston to Albuquerque before moving to Memphis in 1993. He has lived in Memphis since then and calls it "home." Growing up, Jeff's mother would take him and his sister to church occasionally; however, they would visit churches of different denominations.…
October 21, 2021

Meet Our Directors: Gabe

Gabe serves as the neighborhood director at MAM MLK Prep located in the same community he was born and raised, Frayser. He was adopted by his aunt and is the youngest of seven brothers and three sisters. His aunt always brought the family to church, and he was baptized at…
September 29, 2020

Why I Share the Gospel

“Let your unfailing love surround us, Lord, for our hope is in you alone.” Psalms 33:22 “I share the gospel because it is life changing and powerful! I know the kids I serve have many needs, most that I cannot meet, but what I can give them is the opportunity…
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September 28, 2020

Meet MAM Kid Kiya Watson!

Kiya is a senior at Middle College High School and has big plans for her future. She is a College Prep Scholar through QuestBridge, a national nonprofit that connects exceptional low-income youth with leading colleges and scholarship opportunities. “I really want to go to Vanderbilt or Wash U. After that,…
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July 24, 2020

A Day in the Life of a MAM Coach

MAM Coach Jerjuanna Fountain recently wrote an article that was featured on Choose901. A day at Memphis Athletic Ministries is as Forrest Gump would say, “like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get!”.  Each day is different, each day is new, each day is worth it all!…