Rest in Peace, Gordon King


November 6th, 2020

21 mins 13 secs

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About this Episode

When Tiffany Brocker moved her family to Detroit from the suburbs, she found an unexpected companion in Gordie King, a homeless man by whose corner she frequently traveled. Here’s their story.

(6:28) We hear from Fr. Tim McCabe and the work of the Pope Francis Center as he describes the challenges faced by many of Detroit’s homeless population.

(7:12) Tiffany shares more about her ministry to those experiencing homelessness, and some of the subsequent challenges that come with not having a home.

(10:24) Gordie returns the favor. Tiffany shares about the graces Gordie provided for her in a time of family difficulty.

(12:20) Gordon and Tiffany’s six-year friendship, based on sharing, kindness and prayer, ends with Tiffany organizing Gordon’s funeral.

(19:50) Tiffany encourages others to pray to God for opportunities to help people experiencing homelessness, and to reach out to our friends and neighbors for help and support.