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#STORY11 :: Ian Cron

Ian Morgan Cron is an author, speaker, Episcopal priest, psychotherapist, and retreat guide. To introduce others to St. Francis of Assisi, he authored Chasing Francis: A Pilgrim’s Tale. His literary debut received accolades from The Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, Fr Richard Rohr, Phyllis Tickle, Marcus Borg, Brian McLaren, and artist Makoto Fujimura. Thomas Nelson released […]

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#STORY11 :: Lauren Chandler

Lauren Chandler is the wife of Matt Chandler. Matt is the pastor at Village Church in Dallas, TX. Lauren and Matt have a great story. Lauren shares part of their story with us today. I just want to share with you some places I’ve been in my life. So many times I’ve dug different holes […]

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#STORY11 :: Matthew West & Angela Thomas

We met at a women’s conference. I became a musician to tell my story through writing music. So I asked for other’s stories. I had to cut off the submissions at 10,000. People were sharing from these open vulnerable places. 1 out of every 5 stories dealt with sexual abuse. There are things going on […]

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#STORY11 :: Ed Saxon

Raised in St, Louis, Missouri, Ed is a graduate of the USC Peter Stark Producing Program. He received his undergraduate degree at McGill University. He produced the film THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, which is, to date, the third and most recent film to sweep the five main categories at the Academy Awards – Best […]

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#STORY11 :: Darren Whitehead

Darren Whitehead currently serves as a Teaching Pastor at Willow Creek Community Church in Chicago, IL. He regularly speaks to over 20,000 attendees through their multiple weekend services. In addition to teaching duties, Darren also leads the Next Gen Ministries and the Creative Arts Departments. WCCC’s innovative, multi-site ministries have made it one of the […]

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#STORY11 :: Skye Jethani

Skye Jethani is an ordained pastor, author, editor, and speaker. He serves as the senior editor of Leadership Journal, a publication of Christianity Today International. Leadership equips pastors and church leaders for the challenges of ministry in a complex world. In this role, Skye not only has the opportunity to engage many of Christianity’s most influential leaders, but also […]

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#STORY11 :: Ann Voskamp

I’m Ann Voskamp, a plain Ann without even the fanciful “e”, wife to The Farmer,  mama to six, and honestly, I’m a bit of a mess. It’s okay, really. Grace is the most amazing of all. I had a full-tuition scholarship to university and never finished. I married a Farmer instead & came home to gravel road & cornfields. I write […]

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#STORY11 :: Kyle Cooper

Kyle Cooper has directed over 150 film title sequences, and has been credited with “almost single-handedly revitalizing the main-title sequence as an art form”. He is the founder of two internationally recognized film design companies, Imaginary Forces and Prologue Films. Cooper earned a M.F.A. in Graphic Design from the Yale School of Art, where he […]

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#STORY11 :: Bethany Hoang

Bethany Hoang serves as the Director of the IJM Institute (www.ijminstitute.org) at International Justice Mission. Bethany travels globally, speaking and teaching to thousands on behalf of IJM. As Director of the IJM Institute, Bethany is responsible for equipping leaders of the global church and academic communities with tools and resources for bringing others into a […]

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#STORY11 :: Esther Havens

Esther Havens is a Humanitarian Photographer. She captures stories that transcend a person’s circumstances and reveal their true strength. For many years she has worked on social-awareness campaigns with organizations such as charity: water, TOMS Shoes, Concern Worldwide and A Glimmer of Hope. Her images compel thought and challenge action. She has traveled to over […]

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