Women, as always, the thoughts and hearts of the Big Ocean board members are with you. This month as we discuss the Model of Powerful Impact, we humbly acknowledge that there are many of our members who are struggling right now. There are those who come to our cottages seeking hope that the philosophy of…Details
In 2015, eleven-year-old Jessica Payne’s world was turned upside down by an emergency trip to the hospital resulting in a week-long stay and a diagnosis of Crohn’s Disease. While there, her nurse told her that she likes to give the patients pillowcases, but they were not receiving enough donations and had run out. This planted…Details
Coach Taura Gardner of Williams Field High School in Gilbert, Arizona shares her thoughts on being a positive influence in the lives of the girls she coaches, and how her life is impacted by motherhood and her faith.
Grizelda Grootboom knows how to survive. She’s been doing it since she and her father lost their home during the apartheid of South Africa. That was when she was eight. They lived on the streets and in shelters until her father was able to find her mom and convince her to let Grizelda stay. This…Details
Hear Kahi, a social worker, talk about building interdependent marriage relationships, and the relationship she has built with God and her husband as they worked through his pornography addiction. “I have this postcard of a painting. It has become my analogy for a healthy marriage. It’s called “Gently Up the Stream.” It’s two people in…Details