Humans of Crossroads

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

Our personal tragedy happened alongside the world's and God is showing up
Humans of Crossroads

Our personal tragedy happened alongside the world's and God is showing up

Our daughter Stephanie passed away in March after an ongoing battle with an eating disorder and mental illness. We got to do a family-only viewing at the funeral home on that Friday and by Monday everything shut down. Our tragedy was happening parallel with the world’s tragedy. We’ve always had...

God carried me when I didn't have strength to get through each day on my own
Humans of Crossroads

God carried me when I didn't have strength to get through each day on my own

I’m a recovering alcoholic and have been sober for five and a half years now. I grew up in a Catholic home but never really felt a strong connection to God. At the height of my alcoholism, I completely lost faith. I didn’t believe He existed, or if there was...

God got my attention with an accident I shouldn't have survived
Humans of Crossroads

God got my attention with an accident I shouldn't have survived

Last year I was in a very bad place in my life with handling adversity at college while facing depression and anxiety. It stemmed from decisions I made at a young age trying to push God away when I decided I didn’t believe in Him. Still, I would yell at...

God tore down the foundation I had built for my life
Humans of Crossroads

God tore down the foundation I had built for my life

I’m a preacher’s kid. Desperate to find out what it was like to be a man, at 18 I enlisted in the military. Church and religion hadn’t done it for me. At 29 I got married and had three beautiful children along with a very successful career. I was living...

God wrote this recovery story
Humans of Crossroads

God wrote this recovery story

A Couples Camp leader told us, “When people go through hard times, they only want a rescue, not a recovery.” The summer of 2019 brought on the hardest trial we’ve ever known. My husband, Manfred, grew up cutting down trees – his family heated with wood in the winter, and...