Recent Stories

Unexpected Peace – Kim’s Story

Unexpected Peace – Kim’s Story

Some people have their whole life mapped out in front of them with goals and vision statements and five-year plans, but I am not one of those people. I grew up in a home that was defined by change, turmoil and instability. From as early as I can remember, my only real dream was to have what looked like a ‘normal’ life and keep the peace. My parent’s relationship was alway....

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The Green House on the Corner - Kaitlyn's Story

The Green House on the Corner – Kaitlyn’s Story

I’m a homebody; also known as an introvert. I love having a place where I feel safe, comfortable and accepted. Growing up my family home provided that sanctuary. My parents were the perfect combination of loving, good fun and a little crazy. They raised my brother and I with Christian values and were gracious with us when we didn’t quite act accordingly. My family was far f....

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Courage, Dear Heart – Jane’s Story

Courage, Dear Heart – Jane’s Story

About 5 years ago I started an NGO, as you do when your marriage is falling apart and your heart is breaking. A friend in rural Fiji needed help sending her daughter to school, and before too long, a grassroots program was born supporting Girls to overcome barriers to education. My friend became the Fiji Coordinator with her local contacts and networks and I watched her get bus....

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I Will Carry You – Rachael’s Story

I Will Carry You – Rachael’s Story

I have always known Jesus to be real in my life. I grew up with God-loving parents and continued to grow in faith throughout my childhood. I met my husband Luke at youth group when I was 12 years old. It took a while, but over time our teenage friendship developed into something more and when I was 26 we were married. Luke and I had always dreamed of a large family, four childr....

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