Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Today, we pause to celebrate and honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Just over fifty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. took a stand against injustice. While history looks back on him fondly, his contemporaries regarded him with disdain and...
‘See, I Am Doing a New Thing!’

‘See, I Am Doing a New Thing!’

By Lisa Blystra President & CEO As I look back on 2020, many emotions come to mind. Anxiety, uncertainty, fear . . . but also gratitude and hope. Despite the many challenges we faced as a ministry in the year of the COVID-19 pandem­ic, God has moved in unexpected,...
God’s Love Melted My Heart

God’s Love Melted My Heart

Alice was raised in the church and grew up attending her local Christian school. At nineteen, she married a preacher and started a family. From the outside, she appeared to have it all together. Alice had “played with drugs” in her teen years and left that...
‘Praise God I’m Free’

‘Praise God I’m Free’

At 36, Rocky lost everything. After a season of filling his life with drinking and gambling, he was back living with his parents. “I was an alcoholic and had been from an early age,” he said. His addictions caused him to lose his home, car and driver’s license along...
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