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Sheryl’s Story

4/20/2018 in Category Our Stories

*This was a story featured and shared by a youth at our Be the Story Banquet.  Names and identifying information have been changed.

My name is Sheryl. My life is crazy- My mom was an... More

Full of Faith, Into the Unknown!

3/25/2018 in Category Our Stories

I met Yolande two summers ago when we worked at YFC Camp Grace together on Project Serve. I could tell by her work ethic and interactions that she had a strong spirit and a natural... More

Healthy in Mind, Body & Spirit

3/7/2018 in Category Our Stories

David, aka “Bboy Navaja,” was born in Mexico, but his family immigrated to the US when he was very young. At 15, David was diagnosed with a form of stomach cancer and spent a year in and... More

Where Do We Teach Them to Go?

2/13/2018 in Category Our Stories

I was sitting in my husband's easy chair, enjoying morning coffee and a book, when the text came in. "Ms. Johanna, pray for me!"

A few texts later, the situation became clear - one of my... More

Joy

1/10/2018 in Category Our Stories

Recently, a student asked me the different between joy and happiness.

"I think I've felt happy before - a lot of times - but I want joy."

As I watched kids open presents, I thought about... More