story compiled by Elisabeth In the fall of 1998, twenty-three-year-old Joey Martin had left her tiny hometown of Alexandria, Indiana, and moved to Nashville, where she was working at a veterinary clinic for horses while she pursued her dream of becoming a singer. Everyone advised her to attend a Writer’s Night at the ninety-seat Bluebird Café, a key networking location for singers and songwriters. On the schedule that night was a red-headed ... Read More about Joey + Rory: A Love Story
Love Stories with a "Different Ending"
Several months into our relationship, I realized that while this guy encompassed all my dreams for my life—something was missing. Read The Man I Almost Married ... Read More about something was missing
I was not initially attracted to the first man who came to court me. Yet, after truly seeking God’s heart for the situation, I felt He was calling me to love this man. So I said ‘yes’ to a ‘season of exploration’ — to a courtship. As the months passed, my choice to love selflessly bore fruit and I began to find great joy in our relationship. Then, suddenly, the Lord made it just as clear that He was calling me out of the relationship, to ... Read More about only as a brother in Christ