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A Whole New Ball Game: A new chapter in the life of Jimmy Piersall

In the long history of Major League Baseball, few personalities have been more of a lightning rod than Jimmy Piersall. His achievements on the field alone would have earned him … Continue reading

June 15, 2014 · 3 Comments

Gabriel’s Ultimate Adventure

From his late teens into his twenties, Gabriel Cardenas sought adventure. He enjoyed traveling to different lands—learning their history and experiencing their culture, music, and food. He loved challenging sports—downhill … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Telling Our Stories

I didn’t have the greatest childhood. — By Christina (Tina) Aviles My parents got divorced when I was seven years old, and I was shuffled back and forth between my mom … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Baptism Stories

Just before their baptisms in June of this year, Philip and Justine shared these testimonies with the church family.  Philip’s Story My childhood home was just a few blocks from … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Stories of Lives Transformed

A Unique Path From Coyote Crossing to Wheaton Bible Church Many people come to Wheaton Bible Church via a right turn off North Avenue.  Others make their way south along … Continue reading

December 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

My Story by Maryann Liddy

I went to church as a child but stayed away in my early twenties after having a son out of wedlock and placing him for adoption. I married and had … Continue reading

December 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

My Story by Jason Miles

I was very blessed and fortunate to have been born into a Christian family. We went to church every Sunday, and as far back as I can remember, I had … Continue reading

December 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

My Story by Amelia Murray

From Amelia Murray’s testimony at the September 8 All-Church Baptism Celebration: My name is Amelia Murray, and I’m nine years old. When I was three-and-a-half, my dad and I were … Continue reading

December 1, 2012 · 1 Comment

Meet Jim & Linda Bollow

Jim Bollow has been a churchgoer for much of his life, but it wasn’t until 2011—at the age of 64—that the retired fireman acknowledged Jesus Christ as His Savior and … Continue reading

December 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

News and Notes from Our Missionaries

From Brian and Margery Van Zante, serving with the Navigators in Japan This year, God has brought many new university students to our B.E.S.T. (Bible, English, Sports, and Travel) Club. On Tuesday nights, … Continue reading

September 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

My Story: Fred Martin

As a child, I went to Sunday school and confirmation classes, but to be honest, I didn’t get it. I didn’t believe in Christianity, and frankly I doubted the intelligence … Continue reading

May 29, 2012 · 1 Comment

La Historia de Silvia

Primer fruto de Puente del Pueblo [primeros frutos: el producto temprano o resultado de un esfuerzo] (Read in English) Cuando Silvia Aguilar y su hijo mayor, Michael, fueron bautizados durante … Continue reading

December 20, 2011 · 1 Comment

Silvia’s Story

Firstfruits of Puente del Pueblo [first•fruits \’f•rs(t)-’früts\ n pl : the earliest products or results of an endeavor] (Léelo en Español) When Silvia Aguilar and her oldest son, Michael, were … Continue reading

December 20, 2011 · 1 Comment

Spontaneous Baptism . . . but All in God’s Timing!

By Cj Spensley  Josiah and his family came from Indiana because his four cousins were all being baptized that night. In their late seventies, Edward and his wife, Gloria, had … Continue reading

December 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

Marking the Milestones on our Children’s Faith Journey

by Vance Frusher “Do you know who we invited to our baptism?” The two sisters were very excited as they greeted me. “We invited our aunt, our teacher, our neighbor, … Continue reading

August 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

Baptism Celebration/Celebración de Bautismos

By Dave Thomson Celebrations are big, upbeat gatherings that create big memories about big things. They typically involve lots of people, open spaces or huge facilities, and larger-than-life presentations and … Continue reading

June 5, 2011 · 2 Comments

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