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Arrested for assaulting my wife.

Chris and Davi

I remember going to bed, and praying, “God, you've got to give me this promise. You've got to show me something.”, because I wanted to divorce him. I wanted out. I was afraid.

Kids in school mocked my club foot.

Rikhard

Bam! They hit me in the face with this metal baseball bat. They asked me again; “Give us your money! Give us your money!”

Social services removed me from our home.

Kayla

My brothers and I were separated. When we came back together in our parents home it wasn’t any better. There was still a lot of abuse going on, so I moved back out the spring semester my senior year.

Dad disowned me for going to church.

Stan

As I came out I heard her singing “Jesus loves me.” The faster she rocked, the louder she sang. My parents heard her and we were kicked out of the house.

Bullied, beaten, and suicidal, but God intervened.

Anna Marion

I started cutting and looking for relationships at a very, very young age. I was cyber bullied to the point where I tried to commit suicide. All the while I was going to church and coming to our youth group and I was putting ...

Mom was very angry, very malicious.

Oscar

“You’re going to end up like your father, a bum on the street, a loser, an alcoholic.” As a kid, growing up hearing those things hurt me. I thought, “Man, after everything I do for you, this is how you love me.”

Forgave Mom, even after sexual abuse.

Mary F

When a child grows up thinking abuse is what love from a parent looks like, you don’t know it’s so horrifically wrong until someone else tells you.

I had sold my body, but God called me a virgin.

Kelley

"I was dancing on a stage in Miami…. that’s when the Lord showed up."

Five divorces by age thirty.

Jean

By the time I was thirty I had experienced five failed marriages. I felt like I could do nothing right;

Face to face with my combat enemy.

Roger - part 2

“Sir, because Jesus Christ has healed all the pain that was associated with my experience here in Vietnam. I can say to you, “I love you and God loves you.” When I said that the interpreter began to bawl.