We’ve all heard “A picture is worth a thousand words.” But in artist Matthew Burgy’s world a picture (or sculpture) is worth far more than a thousand words. It’s the very tool he uses to draw people to the One who created them and who pursues them with passion.
By junior high, Ali developed an eating disorder which would follow her into her high school years. As she rapidly lost weight,she began to spiral and cut ties with friends. In her desperation, she gave God quiet permission to be her Savior.
This video was originally published June 21, 2014. “OCD follows me like a shadow. It is something that I deal with every day…I felt like I needed to be perfect, or basically the wheels were going to come off everyone else’s life.”
Cheryl Horton is a task oriented, go-getter and used to take pride in living a healthy, balanced lifestyle. She typically didn’t get sick and even more so didn’t rely on medication if she did. All of that was rocked when she learned she had a rare, incurable cancer in December 2009.
This story was originally published December 19, 2014. We were refugees. We didn’t know anybody here, and we had never even heard of Dayton. But we were happy and knew that God, who protected us when we were in Iraq, would never leave us and He had a plan for us.