✨IMPACT STORY: Prayer✨
"I used to be skeptical about prayer because it never seemed like God was listening. However, this past year was transformational for me in terms of my relationship with the Lord and my outlook on prayer.
In March, I went on the spring break trip with the Navigators, but had an unexpected problem come up with a project that almost kept me from going and created stress while I was away. During the trip, I remember just telling Dave how worried I was and he prayed for me. At that point, I was going along with whatever because I was desperate…in the most desperate sense of the word. I’m a journalism major, so instead of tests and projects, we were writing articles for a local newspaper. A particular source wasn’t cooperating, and I was super worried. But Dave prayed, and he has one of the clearest phone lines to God I’ve ever seen, and after we returned from Chicago, I found that God had 1. provided a new source (someone to interview for my story) and 2. this source was 1,000% better than the original source I wanted to interview.
This was such a pivotal moment in my life and my relationship with Jesus, and opened a conversation between me and him that resulted in several transformational experiences this past year and has culminated in my decision to move to France!! And I am incredibly grateful that the Lord used Dave to show me how to give God everything with open hands and eager hope, and that God is always listening.“
(Marissa Wu ‘18)