Alumni Stories

The Girl Who Had Nothing


“As soon as I was there, I knew Word of Life was for me. But I had all these doubts, like I can’t leave my mom with everything, and I didn’t have money or anyone to support me, but I applied anyway.”


When God Interrupts Your Life


“Basically, I knew [God] wanted me to draw closer to Him. And I couldn’t think of a better way than by coming to a place with no distractions, where [the main] focus is studying Scripture, surrounded by people heading in the same direction.”


From Peru to New York


“I don’t want to see the Bible as just a textbook, I need to enjoy the Lord. Being here has shown me how wonderful God is, and I can’t get used to it.”


The Search for Identity


“I was the cynic making fun of people going out and evangelizing so the love that He’s shown me, the grace that He’s shown me, I don’t even know how to describe it…If you’re still trying to figure out where it is exactly that God is leading you and your not sure what’s next, Word of Life presents you with so many opportunities to figure that out”