Elmbrook Stories

Fields of Grace

Fields of Grace

Fields of Grace by Sarah Girard   “Elmbrook Church has been a real blessing to us,” said Jarett Fields, who has been attending Elmbrook with his wife, Kisa, and two children for about two years. The couple began attending after an invite from a friend, but no one could have foreseen the amazing work that the Holy Spirit would do within them and their marriage in the coming months. Jarett and Kisa were married three years ago, and began life together. The roads of married...

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God Steps Up to the Challenge: Eric's Story

God Steps Up to the Challenge: Eric

God Steps Up to the Challenge: Eric's Story by Eric Pederson   I grew up in the church and accepted Christ at a very young age. I was not the same as my peers – sensitive, conscientious, empathetic – so consequently I was bullied both at school and at church. I responded to the rejection by withdrawing into shame. I pushed people away and distanced myself from God. I turned to pornography to cope, but instead of making things better it eroded my...

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A Child of God

A Child of God

A Child of God by Melania Klemowits   Family has always been important to Melania, especially since hers was so unique. When a teenage couple found out there was a baby on the way while they were still in high school, they made the difficult decision to put their child up for adoption. When Melania, with a bouquet of curly red hair, entered the world, she was taken home by a Christian couple she would grow up knowing as Mom and Dad. Melania’s parents created a loving...

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