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Drafted

A community embraces a reluctant champion.   Sara at Whisk, a local bakery in Benton Park. Sara practices a local first approach, and has become good friend...

Never beyond grace

John Potter once rode with a biker gang, but now serves the community breakfast.   “My story starts with a gallon of milk.” It might sound dramatic, but ...

Fighting for success

“I died and came back—overdosed actually,” Ian Butler said. “My vision was getting blurry and I was getting ready to go, getting ready to die so I said my last ...
Sean Poole loads fliers, about LRA combatants who had successfully returned home, into a plane to drop over Uganda.

Coming home

Harnessing a simple feeling to weaken fighters in the Lord’s Resistance Army Coming home is a powerful feeling. As someone who enjoys the comforts and ease ...

A vision to love

By Angel -  I have experienced abuse. One time, when I lived with a lady with a gambling addiction, I was locked in a basement, unallowed to use the bathr...

Healthy choices

Transformed life Every day I look into the eyes of men and women who are struggling to overcome addictions. As an officer in The Salvation Army, I have the r...