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All of us have unique interactions with God, stories of God showing up in our lives. In these 52 Stories, people connected to Schweitzer share how God is present and transforming in their lives. In watching, may you be inspired in Hope, encouraged in Faith, and active in sharing your story of God’s presence in your life.

Summer McFall

"No matter how bad you feel, no matter how sad you are... when you feel disappointed and defeated, because that's how I felt, open up. Pray to God."
Summer McFall

Matthew Kellerstrass

"When that happened, I realized that I was really passionate about doing ministry. I realized that baseball was just a platform for doing ministry."
Matthew Kellerstrass

Emily Estes Bailey

"In the long run, it has really shown me the power of prayer and how God has a plan for us and how God can give you peace through even the most difficult situations."
Emily Estes Bailey

Molly Hatley

"Quit praying 'my will be done and my kingdom come' and start praying 'Thy will be done and Thy kingdom come' and then He can carry you places you could never go on your own."
Molly Hatley

Carrie Henry

"If He has taken care of me up to this point, I don't need to be afraid of the future because He is going to be there for me."
Carrie Henry

Gail Randolph

"I tell them that God created them uniquely. Individually. And then I tell them how much Jesus loves them."
Gail Randolph

Doug Sanders

"You got two choices: life or death. Choose life. You got faith and fear. Choose faith. Faith moves you ahead; fear holds you back."
Doug Sanders

Keelie Shrum

"My outlet to growing through it was helping other people. And the church has the best opportunities for that. ... It's not just for addicts. It's for people that are broken."
Keelie Shrum

Freddie Lane

"As long as you depend on God and know that your church family is there to help you, everything will work out. Maybe not like you want it to, but it will work out."
Freddie Lane

Maggie Riegle

"Looking back at all the areas I was trying to change instead of relying on God, really brought to light my need for a relationship with Him."
maggie Riegle

Jan Pearson

"We knew that our God had us in His hands, but His hands were being physically extended by each person that shared our journey."
Jan Pearson

Keith & Karen Breithaupt

"I always had the calm assurance that Jesus was with us at all times."
Keith Breithaupt

Diane Tucker

"Every week God gave me exactly what I needed in order to do what He asked me to do."
Diane Tucker

Sarah Peacock

"It was kind of healing for me in an act of worship to still serve God through my art even when I didn't want to do it."
Sarah Peacock

John Craigmyle

"Even though I didn't know it at the time, God was working in my life, and He is working in my life now."
John Craigmyle

Colene Smyer Hank

"No matter who you are, there is a spot right here reserved with your name on it."
Colene Smyer Hank

Brian Standage

"It has changed the way I look at just about every aspect of my life."
Brian Standage

Norma Gordon

"God's still working. He's not finished with me yet."
Norma Gordon

Derek Cornelius

“After going through the Life Change Plan, I can share better with others, and I have been a mentor myself several times.”

Derek Cornelius

Donna Roberts

"There is something beautiful about looking in the eyes of someone broken who sees how loved and valuable they are."
Donna Roberts

Kristin Strong

"Even though my divorce was very hard, I am so thankful He redeemed that time and used it to shape me...and teach me this treasure."
Kristin Strong