Our Stories

What we want isn’t always what we need

In 2013, I came to know the Lord through Hope Church. Although I had encountered God on numerous occasions since the age of 9, I never knew Him until I began walking with God at 20. I made the most significant decision of my life to walk away from friends,...

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Faith and Action

Despite growing up in a Christian household, I was always surrounded by my non-Christian peers. My moral standards and beliefs were greatly shaped by theirs, which I later found to be vastly different from what they should be according to the Bible. I would never call...

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Discovering God’s love

My testimony is about how discovering God’s love transformed me from being someone who thought they were worse than everyone else to a believer who knows that above all things in life, there is someone whose love continuously comforts me. I was born into a Buddhist...

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Pursuing God above all else

While growing up, everything I did was done in anticipation and consideration of my future. I put high expectations on myself to do well in school and extracurricular activities. The pressure I put on myself was mostly because I felt gratified and validated by my...

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Jehovah Jireh – God, My Provider

At the start of 2020, I was temporarily working and travelling in Sydney. When the government announced the border was about to close, I quickly ended my work and rushed back to Queensland. Upon arriving back into the state, I did not have a job and would need to move...

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Persevering with Faith

I am from (Oahu) Hawaii. I am here on exchange for nine months and recently joined CCM Griffith this past February. Studying abroad has been my dream for many years, and it still feels surreal to be living here. I chose to do this not only for the college experience...

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Lost will be Found

I knew God since I was younger because I grew up in a Christian family and studied in Christian schools. But as a person with a lot of thoughts and doubts, it took me a long time to decide to get water baptized. It was only in the first year of my veterinary degree...

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A Personal God

Growing up with a pretty comfortable life, I never felt the need for a God or a “higher being” to feel sufficient. I got curious when I was first introduced into Christianity through my primary education. The idea of God fascinated me. So I started going to church...

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Make The Most Of Every Opportunity

I was very consumed with negative news about the outbreak of COVID-19 in Australia and around the world. It can be quite depressing after reading and watching about the spread of Coronavirus. There is so much fear on social media and news that can cause me to lose...

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Meeting God on the Journey of Re-alignment

Before 2020, most of my understandings about Christianity came from an aboriginal tribe while I was a volunteer in a university club in Taiwan. It was my first and short meeting with God, but without a deep connection. However, I never thought God has planted a seed...

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Greater Love

I grew up in an environment that had a lot of pressure from school and relationship, especially relationship with friends and family. It caused me to become an autistic person since childhood. I used to be the only child in my family before the birth of my sister and...

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