Entries by ken

Eric’s Christmas Wish

“Eric’s Journey” is a 7 part series running throughout December. To listen to Eric read his Christmas Wish on  Family Radio CHRI, click the play button below.    “This year was an amazing gift from God. I hope life remains positive for me and for many, many other people. Smiles and laughter can go a long […]

Eric’s Journey, Episode 6: Eric`s New Life

“Eric’s Journey” is a 7 part series running throughout December. To listen to the audio backgrounder from Family Radio CHRI, click the play button below. Follow along all month to hear this amazing story!  Eric Continues His Story. . . “So many things changed in my life since the accident. I`m back in relationship with my dad […]

Eric’s Journey, Episode 5: Hope Restored!

“Eric’s Journey” is a 7 part series running throughout December. To listen to the audio backgrounder from Family Radio CHRI, click the play button below. Follow along all month to hear this amazing story!    Eric Continues His Story. . . “My whole life has been radically changed. Radically! I used to create art when I was […]

Eric’s Journey, Episode 4: The Accident

“Eric’s Journey” is a 7 part series running throughout December. To listen to the audio backgrounder from Family Radio CHRI, click the play button below. Follow along all month to hear this amazing story!  Eric Continues His Story. . .  “On May 2, 2012, my family for a phone call that I’d been struck by a car […]

Eric’s Journey, Episode 3: Drugs Owned My Life

“Eric’s Journey” is a 7 part series running throughout December. To listen to the audio backgrounder from Family Radio CHRI, click the play button below. Follow along all month to hear this amazing story!    Eric Continues His Story. . .  “Drugs were the biggest part of my life. Everything revolved around drugs. Panhandling for money for […]

Eric’s Journey, Episode 2: Throughout School and then Through WITH School

“Eric’s Journey” is a 7 part series running throughout December. To listen to the audio backgrounder from Family Radio CHRI, click the play button below. Follow along all month to hear this amazing story!    Eric Continues His Story…. “One of the places I lived growing up was near the RCMP stables. One of my friends lived […]

Eric’s Journey, Episode 1: Early Life

“Eric’s Journey” is a 7 part series running throughout December. To listen to the audio backgrounder from Family Radio CHRI, click the play button below. Follow along all month to hear this amazing story!      Eric Tells His Story…. One of my first memories was having cancer when I was three years old. It was […]

God sees hearts as we see faces.

We recognize that those we encounter each week share their stories with us for different reasons. For some they need an advocate, for others they need someone to just simply listen. Others share because there is a level of trust that exists, but also for some they share because they know we serve a God […]

Rideau Street, downtown Ottawa…

  We didn’t get her name:  it wasn’t offered and it was too early to ask.  Maybe she was seventeen, but the hard life on the streets made her look older. Her gnarled and twisted hair matched the attitude she portrayed in her ‘survival mode’- you can’t show weakness on the streets.  Once she had […]