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Becca's Story: Bikes, Bands, and Nonsense

Becca's Story: Bikes, Bands, and Nonsense

“I wouldn’t be so into biking if it wasn’t for the community. I’ve played an instrument from 5th grade to today, but if it wasn’t for the community I wouldn’t keep getting more and more involved in it - in music…

Denise's Story: Proper Movement

Denise's Story: Proper Movement

“…not only does she know how to heal the body through the proper movement of muscles, tendons, bones, and ligaments, but she has this wisdom in tending to deeper, unseen wounds through the proper movement of truth, kindness, and faith.”

Tyler's Story: No Tripods Allowed

Tyler's Story: No Tripods Allowed

“Coming out of film, you're always realizing that there's this motion going on and how do you keep motion going? You just get dropped in and it's go, go, go. It's like a little ride.” He spoke with an air of satisfaction. “You get such a natural high off of seeking out a challenge like that and making it happen.”

Tiffany's Story: Girl Without Gravity

Tiffany's Story: Girl Without Gravity

If it’s something she has never experienced before that’s what she wants to do. And, if it’s a place she’s never been that’s where she wants to be.

From the Hospital Bedside: An Open Letter to Eagle Brook Church

From the Hospital Bedside: An Open Letter to Eagle Brook Church

This battle with blastomycosis that Carson is facing has been hard to process, really. Aside from the very serious medical aspect of this, is the fact that just a week after we sent Carson off on this new chapter in his life, he got sick. He still feels like one of our own, but he’s now a part of you. So, naturally we asked the question, “How would this big church respond?”

Christine's Story: A 20-Year Military Career Is Just the Start

Christine's Story: A 20-Year Military Career Is Just the Start

“I was blessed with a wonderful career and part of that was being ready and available for every opportunity as it came along and willing to say yes to opportunities.” And, she’s not done yet.

Meet Alicia from ShoTcha Photography

Meet Alicia from ShoTcha Photography

“I love photography so if I can give back doing something I actually love - great - then I’m not only volunteering, but doing something that truly matters to me and someone else. When you can give a person their photos and they say ‘Wow! I’m beautiful’ - that right there is a blessing.”

Brittany's Story: A Mother's Love Against All Odds

Brittany's Story: A Mother's Love Against All Odds

The likelihood of Dylan’s survival to this point was only 5%. She is defying odds and overcoming obstacles. Her grip on life is matched only by the love and devotion of her mother who whispers in her ear, “You’ve got this, little one.”

Jessica's Story: Building a Life and Raising a Family With No Religion, Too

Jessica's Story: Building a Life and Raising a Family With No Religion, Too

In 2001, Jessica arrived in Rochester via Winona after graduating from Winona State University. Growing up in Chicago, she loved the city life, and never imagined she would grow roots in a town such as Rochester, but she and her husband have learned a valuable lesson in what it means to create the kind of life you want to live wherever you are.