Humans of Crossroads

Incredible stories of how God is working in the lives of people around Crossroads.

How two friends' mental health journeys led to a connection at Rooted
Humans of Crossroads

How two friends' mental health journeys led to a connection at Rooted

The last time I tried to make everything stop by taking my own life, I was admitted to a mental hospital and diagnosed with bipolar disorder. When that happened, I started searching for God. I realized I couldn’t live that way anymore and began asking God to help me. Then,...

I came to Rooted broken and lonely, God made me whole in those 10 weeks
Humans of Crossroads

I came to Rooted broken and lonely, God made me whole in those 10 weeks

When I first started Rooted I was nervous. In my past I’ve had a VERY rocky relationship with myself, God, and the church. I didn’t know if I would be able to open up to strangers about who I was without feeling criticized. I haven’t led the most traditional life....

My baptism at Man Camp brought physical healing
Humans of Crossroads

My baptism at Man Camp brought physical healing

I went to Man Camp for the first time last October. Two weeks before I was set to go to camp, I started feeling the nudge to get baptized. It was kind of an odd feeling to get because I have been a Christian all my life, was baptized as...

My faith journey has filled a void in my life and now I'm a new person
Humans of Crossroads

My faith journey has filled a void in my life and now I'm a new person

I had a big void in my life. I was raised Catholic but had moved away from the church when my ex-wife was pregnant with my son about 28 years ago not because of bad press but for a more personal reason. It left me languishing. I had always been...

Faith and community has guided me through losing my wife
Humans of Crossroads

Faith and community has guided me through losing my wife

When I went to college, I became best friends with Heidi. We were friends for 10 years before I finally asked her on a date and then we got married when I was 30. We had an amazing marriage. We had two beautiful kids – Claire and Spencer – and...