“Come now, let’s settle this,” says the Lord. “Though your sins are like scarlet, I will make them white as snow.” –Isaiah 1:18How do you see yourself?I’ve been thinking about this question a lot lately. Identity is an area in our lives that’s so easily shaken. The enemy will take every opportunity to get us to focus on our past and lie to us about who we are.
I felt like I was drowning, but I was drowning in His grace.Watching the love and respect her parents shared for one another, Ashley had high expectations for marriage and raising a family. But after spending several years in an abusive marriage, she found herself in place of incredible pain as she decided to moved her and her three boys home with her parents. In the middle of her anger and confusion Ashley visited Milestone for the very first time and encountered God’s love in a powerful way.
What began as cynicism and skepticism as a teenager, led Jake to a place where he fully believed and said “there is no god.” When he first came to Milestone, he was spiritually dead but somehow knew that he couldn’t continue to live feeling as lonely as he did. This is his story of realizing that there was no intellectual book on atheism that could make him feel the love he felt from Jesus.