Elmbrook Stories

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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Woody's Story: Waiting for Healing

Woody

Woody's Story: Waiting for Healing by Woody Davis     A little bit about this video: I had shared my story a couple times with larger groups before, and I always knew that there was value in being vulnerable about what I’ve been through. Yet I knew that if I really wanted to communicate my struggles effectively, I needed to share a more personal view of my story. A video perhaps? I became aware of how terrible my anxiety was when I was a high school sophomore. My...

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Lessons from Daniel

April 20, 2015 by Tracy Powell in Life Groups
Lessons from Daniel

Lessons from Daniel by Tracy Powell   Earlier this year, my father-in-law, Jim, was hospitalized with pneumonia.  During that time, while studying Daniel Chapter 2 in my Life Group, the question was asked:  “From Daniel’s example, what can we learn about how we should react to a personal crisis?”  I knew I needed to turn to God, trust Him and let God be in control. This is very hard for a “type A” girl who likes to be in control! A few...

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