Nikki Janes: Seeking Light Through the Layers

Stories • March 21st, 2018
When some people see an expo atmosphere, with swaths of tables set up by companies and organizations giving away free pens or t-shirts or other swag, they gravitate toward the freebies.   Not Nikki Janes.   Tables filled with freebies hardly ever appeal to her.   But one day at the start of her freshman year, she wandered the green space at the University of...
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Protected: Acting Like Jesus

Stories • December 22nd, 2017
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A Professional Big Sister

Stories • October 27th, 2017
            On a recent Nav Night, in a room at the student center at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Alejandra Villa raised her hand during an icebreaker game in which everyone had to describe something interesting about their footwear.   “This is Johnny,” she says, gesturing to the student standing next to her, “and his shoes have taken him across the...
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Chicago On Their Hearts

Stories • July 18th, 2017
-how God moved a pair of newlyweds from Kansas City to the Windy City to make disciples-   The whisper from God for Sarah Gummig came four and a half years ago, when one of her best friends died.   A drunk driver killed her friend, Michelle, in a car accident.   At the time, Michelle, 24, had been lonely, Sarah remembered. She had wanted a Christ follower to...
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