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An Escape to Freedom

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When Rindo Nong jumped into the back of a Red Cross truck in 1979, he didn’t know where the truck was leading him. He was 21 years old. His country had been ravaged by genocide. The communist leader Pol Pot and his army, known as Khmer Rouge, had starved or murdered an estimated 3 million people, more than 25 percent of the population of Cambodia. Rindo’s family had spent the last four years in a work camp, digging ditches from 7 a.m. to midnight with little more than a cup of...

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Posted by Jenny Pope

I Gave My Addiction to God

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"Addiction changes your life in every way. You may think the nightmare is over, but the scars are always there… But today I find purpose in being some box of wisdom for my children and grandchildren. I know God loves me as much as he loves the cleanest follower, and I can rest in that.”– Jerry Dunavin “I come from a family of 10 children. My dad worked as a cabinet maker five to six days a week, and worked security on Saturday nights. My mom stayed home and took...

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Posted by Jenny Pope with 1 Comments

Poverty Didn't Keep Me From My Calling

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“Throughout nine long years of pursuing my education, I experienced a lot of uncertainty and darkness – blindness, debilitating back pain, poverty and abandonment from my family. I was even stoned once by Hindu fanatics and locked in a room to keep me from preaching the Gospel. But looking back, I now know that God’s promises are true! I survived and became a Bible teacher and pastor. God’s promises always gave me strength and kept me on track.” &ndash...

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Posted by Julia Robinson