Tom Gawne, a retired special education teacher, will share an ongoing story of one young man who became a pivoting point for Tom’s own faith life. Hear Tom describe this success story and what Tom learned about the complete goodness of God. Hear Tom unravel his own life’s mystery in this inspiring faith story about a student who became a social worker.
Matthew Petrash, a sales and marketing director, will tell us his family story of faith together. Transitioning from a job in California to moving his wife and new child back to Chicago hear Matt’s story of deep faith until he found work. Hear Matt tell us firsthand about challenges that don’t seem to be able to be overcome. Hear where Matt finds Christ.
Jerry Spellman, retired Loyola Academy math teacher and father of 7, will talk about marching with Martin Luther King. Hear how then and other times later on he was empowered to not be afraid. In spite of many side jobs to raise his family, Jerry has always felt drawn to social justice causes. Learn how to be aware of the spirit pushing you to observe, judge, and act.