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In the summer of 2009, when Christopher and Aimée met “by chance” in a Naperville parking lot, neither had any clue about what the next seven years would bring. Chris was a guy with a past—and a dangerous present. And Aimée was a young woman with a pattern of dating bad boys, and she had the scars to show for it.
Bernadette was on a mission: to find a place—a church—where her two children could receive the religious education she knew they needed.
On Sunday, February 19, 2017, Pastor Kyle Reschke interviews Chris Rogers to hear how he is changing his community and what took place inside him to be willing to serve in such a unique way.
There's one morning out of the whole year that Dawn anticipates like no other.
Rashad and Melissa agree that their marriage started in a strong place, rating their early years at “a 7 or an 8.” But less than ten years later, the once-close couple had hit a rough patch that sometimes made them feel like strangers.
In the weeks and month following her divorce, Jeannie faced some of the most difficult days of her life. Read how she overcame them.
Serving has been a part of Deb Lew’s life for as long as she can remember. Read how she makes serving fun.
When Djola (pronounced Dee-ola) and Orjon (Or-yon) were growing up in their native country of Albania, there were no churches, mosques, or synagogues. In fact, all religious expression had been outlawed in Albania in 1967, when communist dictator Enver Hoxha declared that Albania was to be “the world’s first atheist state.”
When Shawn chose sobriety in 2012, that was only the first step on a radical, life-altering journey that over time would change him to the core of his being.
A busy seventeen-year-old, Bella deals with all the usual complexities of high school and teenage life. But each Sunday morning she looks forward to a welcome break from her everyday world as she volunteers in the Shine Special Needs Ministry of Wheaton Bible Church.
A scary cancer diagnosis, followed by a painful divorce, left Joan in deep depression—a time so dark that she went through chemotherapy and radiation in a fog of emotional pain, nearly oblivious to the physical trauma of the treatments she received.