Humans of Crossroads

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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God is showing up in the midst of crippling anxiety
Humans of Crossroads

God is showing up in the midst of crippling anxiety

Anxiety has been a part of our story for various reasons the last few years. On a difficult day last July, I was having an emotional and honest conversation with God about where we were in this struggle with anxiety. I clearly remember asking God, “Why would you give me...

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Investing in the people around me healed my victim mindset
Humans of Crossroads

Investing in the people around me healed my victim mindset

Almost three years ago we moved to rural Cape Girardeau, Missouri from Cincinnati. For the first year here I lived in a pity party of everything I was missing – our church community, the city life and even just a Chipotle burrito. The victimization mindset had overtaken me, and the...