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Learning to Leave Her Cares in His Hands

Learning to Leave Her Cares in His Hands Claudia Bishop used to worry – a lot. But in the past decade, the Lord has been teaching her to trust in Him. Time and again, her faith has helped Claudia face her fears. Claudia’s Journey Claudia’s parents instilled in her a love for learning while she was growing up in Mexico …

Homelessness Story

Miracles Begin in the Homeless Ministry

Miracles Begin in the Homeless Ministry Storytellers – (L to R) Ruebenn Anderson and Jordan Abel“She was here today! And she brought her daughter to junior high!” The beaming young man with this welcome news was among the laborers for Christ who greeted Jordan Abel and Ruebenn Anderson on the Crosspoint patio after the Palm Sunday 2022 church service. Jordan …

Living Love Stories

Living Love Stories

Living Love Stories Storytellers: Joe & Carolyn Shirley Writer: Sheila Holliday… each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband. – Ephesians 5:33 Joe and Carolyn Shirley cite communication as an essential component in making marriage work. After 57 years of marriage, they’re still working on perfecting that skill. “Although …

Progress, Not Perfection

Progress, Not Perfection

Progress, Not Perfection Storyteller: John Emma Writer: Sheila HollidayJohn Emma used to think he was leading the perfect life. Based on worldly success, he was. By 24 years of age, he had graduated college with a B.S. in accounting and purchased his own home. When he was 25, he was married. By 27, John was the chief financial officer for …

Experiencing God’s Unconditional Love

Experiencing God’s Unconditional Love

Experiencing God’s Unconditional Love Storyteller: Holly Nguyen Writer: Sheila Holliday1 Corinthians 13: 1-13: If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.  And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith,  so as to remove mountains, …

Called to Bethlehem in the Holy Land

Called to Bethlehem in the Holy Land

Called to Bethlehem in the Holy Land Storytellers: The Contreras Family Writer: Sheila HollidayAs Joseph and Danielle Contreras set their sights on their move to Israel, the last words spoken by Jesus in Acts 1:8 spur them on: But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you, and you will be my witness in Jerusalem, and in …

Dorie Knaub

Walking Through the Valley

Walking Through the Valley Storyteller: Dorie Knaub Storyteller: Jeanie BreamGod took Dorie Knaub home on  March 2, 2020. In the six years we were friends, I came to know her well. What I knew best about her was how much she loved Jesus and wanted to serve Him by telling others of His love. Her mission was to introduce everyone …

Living to Serve the Lord

Living to Serve the Lord

Living to Serve the Lord Storyteller: Carol MacDonald Writer: Sheila HollidayCarol MacDonald says you can go through the motions and serve others out of a sense of duty, but there is no joy like serving from a grateful heart. In that, He’s glorified. The wife, mother, grandmother, retiree and CrossPoint Bible Study facilitator says she has also discovered, “When you …

A Match Made In Heaven

A Match Made In Heaven

A Match Made In Heaven Storytellers: Jake and Jasmine Skoll Writer: Sheila Holliday Newlyweds Jake and Jasmine met on a mission trip to Guatemala in late 2016. They went intending to share brotherly love with poverty-stricken families. They hadn’t expected to find romantic love as well. “A running joke I’d heard was that mission trips are great matchmakers,” says Jake, …

Trading Misery for a Ministry of Praise

Trading Misery for a Ministry of Praise

Trading Misery for a Ministry of Praise Storyteller: Jake Braun Writer: Sheila HollidayJacob Braun, 21, grew up in a Christian home and has attended CrossPoint Church almost his entire life. He remembers exactly when he became a Christ follower. “Before my freshman year of high school, on a whim and after some peer pressure, I decided to go to summer …