A Changed Life
There’s something about landing in foster care twice that affects the life of a young boy. Chris Ward knows those effects all too well. Chris came to Crossnore the first [...]
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Grace Around the Table
As a child, I especially looked forward to dinner time. If it was summer, I had been outside most of the day. It didn’t matter if it was 100 degrees [...]
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A True Spartan
One of the definitions of spartan is a person of great courage and self-discipline. These are not the words I would have used to describe Dalton Geouge on the day [...]
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It Starts with Showing Up
When Trip and Jacqui moved to Grandfather Mountain permanently, they knew they wanted to be more involved at Crossnore. At a lunch with Brett where they expressed their desire to [...]
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Tightly Woven Threads
On a daily basis, we walk a cultural, social, and theological field of land mines. Not the instantly explosive, flash-bang type that make the ground quake miles away, but the [...]
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Life After Crossnore: Youth in Transition
Did you know that more than 23,000 children will age out of the U.S. foster care system every year? Twenty percent of those will become instantly homeless. Seven out of [...]
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