God Called Me
from a Dark Place
to Live for Him
-Mark C.

“God Called Me from a Dark Place to Live for Him”-Mark C. Share this Post  After smoking weed for the first time, as a kid of 13, I thought getting high was the best thing ever. Immediately I wanted to try other drugs and I endeavored to do just that. That same year, the door to much harder drugs was opened … Read More

Where Sin Abounded,
Grace Did Much More Abound!

-Garry Castner

On October 4, 1996, the Lord did something special in my life to bring about a true change in me. This change is so radical that I will never be the same. I would like to take this opportunity to share with you how God brought this about in my life.

I Never Realized How Short Life Is
-Mike Heckman

Share this Post I never had any real exposure to the Gospel. I had heard some of the stories in the Bible through movies or by word of mouth but never read the Bible. I used to go to church when I was very young but I was too young to gain any value from it. My family was never … Read More

I Had to Just Give Up!
-Cindy Vile

For years, I struggled with decisions I was making in life. I would do well for a while and then things would go wrong, and I would feel like the world was crashing down around me.

I Was Lost for 42 Years
-Donna Basciano

I grew up going to a Reformed Baptist church in New Jersey. Every summer, I went to a Christian camp, and had many Christian family members and friends. So I always heard the truth and thought I was OK with God.

I Exchanged Depression
for Dependence on God

-Nathan Bieber

As a child, I attended the Lutheran Church with my family. I was confirmed when I was 13 and stopped going to church shortly thereafter. As I grew older, exercise and weight lifting became the center of my life. In addition to this, I began to use drugs and alcohol.

Emmaus Has Changed, and so Have We!
-Barry & Linda Woodring

Six months before Pearl Harbor was bombed, I was born to the Woodring family in the Pennsylvania borough of Catasauqua. I lived there on Race Street until I graduated from high school and headed into the military around the time of the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1959. After I was discharged in 1963, I worked a job for several years before taking over my father-in-law’s grocery store and meat market in Emmaus in 1973.