Humans of Crossroads

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

My journey from selfishness started at Man Camp
Humans of Crossroads

My journey from selfishness started at Man Camp

I took my college degree and immediately became a day laborer. I wasn’t lazy; it was really difficult work. I just didn’t have any specific goals in life. Without any other dream to pursue, I focused on pursuing comfort. I worked steadily but didn’t pursue a career anywhere. Careers come...

When anxiety attempts to overtake me, I lean into God's promises
Humans of Crossroads

When anxiety attempts to overtake me, I lean into God's promises

We’re all going to experience some form of worst-case scenario at some point in our lives. For me one of those times was my dad suddenly dying of a heart attack in December after we had just begun reforming our relationship. Anxiety is something that I have struggled with throughout...

God is teaching me through moving our family to another country
Humans of Crossroads

God is teaching me through moving our family to another country

Two years ago, my family gave up everything to run in the direction God was calling us. All of our comforts, career, home, church community, and our family. We traded a place we were accepted, loved, and thriving with opportunities to grow in exchange for the unknown and no guarantees....

God is using my wife's story to change lives after she lost hers
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God is using my wife's story to change lives after she lost hers

Two years after we were married, my wife’s cancer returned for the third time. After six months of treatment followed by six months of remission, we received the worst phone call. The cancer was back and much different than before. Just six months later, she passed away. Everything I thought...

God gave me a dog to save my life
Humans of Crossroads

God gave me a dog to save my life

I got my dog Harley in 2016 when I was attending Ohio State University. It was just me and her, but I was at the lowest point I have ever been. One night was so bad that I had pills I was going to take. Harley was too little at...