As a multi-time X-Game and Olympic champion, it’s not difficult to argue that David Wise is the best halfpipe skier in the world. But let’s pause this highlight reel.
A top NHL prospect, Matt was told by his agent, “You will get drafted”. But after an unexpected injury put his hockey career on hold, Matt was left to try and understand who he was, and when, or if he could get back on the ice.
After practicing mindfulness, lucid dreaming, tarot card readings, meditation, energy crystals, out-of-body experiences, psychedelics, and reaching out to other identities Steven found himself at the lowest point of his life.
Answering the phone, Fern’s mother was expecting her son to wish her a happy anniversary. She wasn’t expecting him to tell her he was at the police station, under arrest for drug charges. From that gut-wrenching moment to a prison chapel service, this episode shows the overwhelming power of God’s grace. Today Fern is one half of the Christian hip hop group, Social Club Misfits, and boldly proclaims the gospel to all who will listen. This is a story for all of us who have wondered if we matter and if we have purpose.
Getting kicked out of his church, in front of the whole church, by someone he had looked up to, stung… Understandably, Marty was angry with God and gave up on the church when this happened. But his friends, the church community, and God didn’t give up on him. This is a story for those of us who have been hurt by the church and why we shouldn’t give up. Even when it hurts.
We live in a culture saturated with and shaped by technology. It has transformed the way we learn, communicate and play. But for many of us it seems the church is lagging far behind; not just in using technology but finding a place for the tech savvy to use their gifts.
As a young child, rapper WHATUPRG woke to the sounds of immigration officials taking his father into custody. Over the years that followed, he would struggle with the absence of his father and how to make sense of his faith.
1K Phew got into a lot of things that he never needed to. He came from good parents, had a good church, but at a young age found himself on a path that would lead to either prison or death.
Tiagro’s story from New York to Miami, from broken to a life of purpose. At the end of the day, his message is easy: love is simple.
Jared is an author and filmmaker who voluntarily lives on an average income. Five years ago, he was delivering pizzas.