Recent Stories

Mel’s Story – Who I was does not define Who I am

From the outside, we looked like a typical family. My parents still live in the house I grew up in. It’s a typical Australian house on an average suburban street.  The early years of my childhood were spent playing in our neighbourhood with friends and my brother and two sisters. Church was a very big part of my family’s life. My parents were both involved in leadership an....

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Awareness About Depression

Amanda’s Story – What I Know Now

My world stopped turning on October 10, 2006. I was 20 years old. I was interning at a primary school about to head home for fall break when I had a voicemail from my dad to call him. The news was tragic.  My mother had taken her own life.  The reality of never getting to see her again, or hug her, or kiss her, or tell her how much I loved her began to sink …....

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I am Found – Jane’s Story

I am Found – Jane’s Story

Both my parents attended the local Presbyterian Church. They were faithful attendees but not Christians. As I grew up I had very little interest in God. My adolescent years were scarred by sexual abuse and painfully low self-esteem. I was desperate for someone to make me feel safe and protected. When I met the man who was to become my husband I believed that he would do that ....

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