Answering God’s call isn’t always easy. Mike Mitchell knows that firsthand.
About seven years ago, he had just started a new job as executive director of the S. Dale High Center at Elizabethtown College after a long stint as president and owner of Amelia’s Grocery Outlet.
“I had experience in the food business. My wife volunteered in a thrift store,” Mitchell says. “One day, I just got a strong leading from God to put those two together.”
The idea was to create a “social business on steroids,” a combination discount grocery store and thrift store