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A Shattered Marriage

Personal + Story Before we came to Hope for Life, our marriage, along with our personal and spiritual lives, was set on auto-pilot. We were just going through the motions of attending church, going to work, and living as though everything was fine. Our lives revolved around work and hanging […]

Personal Story + Forgiveness

God’s Perfect Timing Years ago, we wrote a book on the topic of forgiveness to use in ministry. After getting it professionally printed and bound, we mailed it to just about everyone in our address book. When our supply ran out, we never made more copies due to costs and […]

Perfectionism + Depression

When I first met Mark Baker on the fortunate referral from friends, I felt like I had hit bottom and was ready to seriously consider medications for depression. I was irritable and detached – horrid feelings for a mother of four. I was scared to death that my emotions and […]