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Valleydale Stories

Created in the Image of God


For Ruth Smith, she could never find a church that welcomed her special needs son, Paul, with such open arms. Thanks to the efforts of Amanda Amerson and Valleydale’s Special Needs Ministry, Ruth and Paul can both come to church.  


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Wrestling With God


Zach Williams was a standout wrestler and football player. It wasn’t until he tore both of his knees that he realized there was more to life than sports. Thanks to discipleship from Tim Adams, Zach soon found God. 


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Giving Back to the Community that Built You


Ralph Harris grew up in Fairfield, a city stricken with poverty and crime. Through his life group, Ralph has been partnering with Restoration Academy located in Fairfield for several years now, being able to give back to the community that he grew up loving. 


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Living on Mission for the Advancement of the Gospel


“Purpose is found when God given talents and desires meet God ordained opportunities.” For Chase and Rachel Carroll, moving to Rwanda was not where they saw themselves, but through prayer and following God’s call on their life, they are now living on mission for His glory. 


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Finding God in the Midst of Suffering


Frankie Thomas grew up going to church, but it wasn’t until his battle with cancer and going to college that he finally realized what it meant to follow Christ. 


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Experiencing Loss for His Glory


Every single day is a constant surrendering to God. His will and plan are eternally more sufficient than our dreams. The Howard Family has been challenged through the loss of jobs and children to holdfast in their faith, and lean on the Lord’s promise of God. 


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From Darkness to Light


Meditating on the word of God during struggles of infertility is what brought Brigitte back to the feet of Jesus. She learned how God can use even our darkest days to bring glory to Himself, giving us hope for the future.


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Forgiven Forever


After the tragic loss of his son, Jimmy’s life began to fall apart in every way imaginable. From drug use and a car accident, to job loss and possible prison time, Jimmy’s story is one of redemption that can only come through Jesus Christ.


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“He Will Make Straight Your Paths”


Proverbs 3:5-6 took on a new meaning when Meredith learned her parents were divorcing in high school. Through this process, she began to understand the sovereignty of God and allowed Him to be her guiding light.


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Falling In Love With Uncomfortable


Blake and Lindsay Allen experienced a mission trip similar to many within their church. Traveling to a foreign country, feeding people, sharing the gospel, etc. God completely changed the course of their lives through their obedient act of service and being willing to answer the call to “go.”


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Created in the Image of God


For Ruth Smith, she could never find a church that welcomed her special needs son, Paul, with such open arms. Thanks to the efforts of Amanda Amerson and Valleydale’s Special Needs Ministry, Ruth and Paul can both come to church.  


Read more

Wrestling With God


Zach Williams was a standout wrestler and football player. It wasn’t until he tore both of his knees that he realized there was more to life than sports. Thanks to discipleship from Tim Adams, Zach soon found God. 


Read more

Giving Back to the Community that Built You


Ralph Harris grew up in Fairfield, a city stricken with poverty and crime. Through his life group, Ralph has been partnering with Restoration Academy located in Fairfield for several years now, being able to give back to the community that he grew up loving. 


Read more

Living on Mission for the Advancement of the Gospel


“Purpose is found when God given talents and desires meet God ordained opportunities.” For Chase and Rachel Carroll, moving to Rwanda was not where they saw themselves, but through prayer and following God’s call on their life, they are now living on mission for His glory. 


Read more

Finding God in the Midst of Suffering


Frankie Thomas grew up going to church, but it wasn’t until his battle with cancer and going to college that he finally realized what it meant to follow Christ. 


Read more

Experiencing Loss for His Glory


Every single day is a constant surrendering to God. His will and plan are eternally more sufficient than our dreams. The Howard Family has been challenged through the loss of jobs and children to holdfast in their faith, and lean on the Lord’s promise of God. 


Read more

From Darkness to Light


Meditating on the word of God during struggles of infertility is what brought Brigitte back to the feet of Jesus. She learned how God can use even our darkest days to bring glory to Himself, giving us hope for the future.


Read more

Forgiven Forever


After the tragic loss of his son, Jimmy’s life began to fall apart in every way imaginable. From drug use and a car accident, to job loss and possible prison time, Jimmy’s story is one of redemption that can only come through Jesus Christ.


Read more

“He Will Make Straight Your Paths”


Proverbs 3:5-6 took on a new meaning when Meredith learned her parents were divorcing in high school. Through this process, she began to understand the sovereignty of God and allowed Him to be her guiding light.


Read more

Falling In Love With Uncomfortable


Blake and Lindsay Allen experienced a mission trip similar to many within their church. Traveling to a foreign country, feeding people, sharing the gospel, etc. God completely changed the course of their lives through their obedient act of service and being willing to answer the call to “go.”


Read more

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