A life saved?

Our team had quite a challenging incident with a young woman called H, who had apparently suffered a blow to the head having slipped off a concrete ledge she was sitting on. Although one of her friends had initially called an ambulance, the four others were intent on...

Someone took the time

We continue to be amazed sometimes that what to us may be the smallest thing, has such a huge effect on a person’s life, as shown by the story below One of our teams was approached and thanked by a lady who told them that some years ago, she was heavily into drink and...

Thank you for talking to me

We were talking to a street sleeper who’d already been given a space blanket by one of our teams. We gave him a bottle of water and chatted to him for about a quarter of an hour. When we left we shook hands and said goodbye and he called after us, “Thank...

Some examples of “God-incidences”

We were talking to a young man with Down’s Syndrome who had unfortunately not realised he needed to save some of his money for his taxi home. He had a few pounds and, having asked the Prayer Pastors to pray, we took him to a taxi rank in the hope that maybe a...

“God doesn’t exist”!

One recent Saturday night, or rather Sunday morning, we were approached by a man who told us he had not only known about, watched and interacted with us since we started in Plymouth; but that he was very annoyed with us as none of the teams he’d talked to were...

A word in season

We came across a man lying on the pavement who told us that he was fine; it was just that he’d decided to go to sleep there! All our efforts to persuade him otherwise fell on deaf ears – he was adamant that he wasn’t going to move. We felt we had no choice but...