Humans of Crossroads

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

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God showed up for me at S|M Camp
Humans of Crossroads

God showed up for me at S|M Camp

I was super nervous to go to middle school camp because I had never gone to anything like that where I’d be away from home for a week. The night before I left, I was sitting in the Wendy’s drive-thru with my mom talking about everything I would do over...

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I'm leaning into God's promises as I struggle for my life
Humans of Crossroads

I'm leaning into God's promises as I struggle for my life

For me, the “bad times” began in 2015 when I was diagnosed with a supposedly fatal incurable blood disorder. I went through nine months of blood tests trying to determine what was wrong. One doctor said, “Dan, normal blood tests do not look like this. I don’t know what you...

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God has been taking away my fears and leading me to new places
Humans of Crossroads

God has been taking away my fears and leading me to new places

I once was plagued by fear. Fear of doing the wrong thing, fear of disappointing anyone and everyone, fear of hurting others and being hurt. Fear of being seen as stupid, too much, of having an opinion that rocked the boat. Fear of death – definitely the fear of death....

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My running and spiritual journeys have been one in the same
Humans of Crossroads

My running and spiritual journeys have been one in the same

When I was 17, I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and struggled for a long time with God because I couldn’t understand why I was handed a condition typically reserved for those 50+ years old. Eventually, I was living in Chicago, newly married and having our first child. I...

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Gratitude grounds me in the toughest moments
Humans of Crossroads

Gratitude grounds me in the toughest moments

I am bipolar. That’s not really important, but suffice it to say I’ve had more than my share of negative emotions. I have recurring nightmares about the past and I run the gamut of negative emotions on a daily basis. It’s a delicate balance traipsing the line of feeling emotions...