Faith Found Hope in the Midst of Turmoil

Published by Vision Editorial Team | vision.org.au
Tuesday, May 25th, 2021
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“Vision radio is so important because when I lose hope and think that I can’t keep going, I turn on the radio. What I realised is that every time I feel down, all I’ve got to do is turn on the radio because you’re going to have something there that’s going to minister to my soul.”

In the last 10 years, Faith from Dalby has been through a lot. But with the help of Vision, she has been able to stay connected to God even through the most difficult times.

“Ten years ago my mother died, and I had just gotten to dealing with the will when another family member decided to fight me on it”, says Faith. “But before all this happened, I heard the Vision radio appeal, and I put in $200. Because I knew that I was going to get $200,000 or more out of the estate, I put in $200 not realising that the settlement was going to drag on for a year and I’d end up with nothing. I’d lose myself. I’ve lost my son. I’d lose my home. I’d lose everything.”

“I didn’t realise that my son didn’t work for God,” Faith continues. “When you believe in God, often you think everyone else is living the Godly life you’re living. And often they’re not. Your children or your grandchildren may not have the faith in God that you have.”

Faith began working in her local community, and became involved with the Five Loaves Bush Bread Ministry Mission.

“God has a sense of humor,” she says. “I was in Gladstone a few years ago and I bought a vanilla slice at a local bakery. And God said, why don’t you ask what happens to the bread at the end of the day? I knew that God was going to set me up with the bread mission. I ended up giving out about 50 loaves of bread a day, sometimes seven days a week, on my own. I had to find individuals in the community to help. And so I started the bread mission, and guess what happened when I moved to Dalby?”

Faith laughs. “Well I decided to buy a vanilla slice, thinking that it couldn’t happen every time God. And by the way, there was already was a bread mission going from Brumbies in Dalby. But what happened was yes, I got the bread mission, but I don’t even live in town! So I had to sit there on the phone and ask God to help me. Help me find people who will pick up the bread and give it to people. And He did.”

Faith shares how listening to Vision has made such a difference in her life.

“Vision radio is so important because when I lose hope and think that I can’t keep going, I turn on the radio. What I realised is that every time I feel down, all I’ve got to do is turn on the radio because you’re going to have something there that’s going to minister to my soul.”

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