Find Hope

No one in the youth group would talk to me.

Chantz

Even in your most lonely moments God is there.

I was shocked. They were genuine.

Andrea

I wanted to be liked, so I wanted to do whatever was necessary to be liked, to be accepted, to be popular.

Learning that my Mormonism was not Christian broke my heart.

Amy C

I would get so angry when I would hear them call Mormonism a cult or say that it isn’t Christian. I would think, “The name of their church is Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Of course they’re Christian.” But I ne...

In solitary confinement 62 days. At day 31 my life changed.

Eric A

It was around the half way mark of my 62 days that I literally fell on the floor, knees on the floor, put my head down on the bunk, and said, “God, I’m yours.

Confused by this fire inside my belly.

Corbin

I don’t know what it was. There was this flame inside my stomach just boiling over.

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!”

Would do anything for approval.

Hannah

I didn’t know if God loved me. I was just so desperate. I started to try to find my identity in relationships with guys.

As wild as I could be.

Becky

I was the girl on top of the bar with money being put on me, not remembering any of it the next morning.

Ashamed of my speech impediment.

Jason Gray

"I remember a specific moment where after a concert, a person came up to me and they thanked me for having a speech handicap."

State football champ with rejection issues.

Brian

"She thought I wasn't listening. But really I was."