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Facilitator Stories

Cutting-edge agent of change

By Fran Goodrich, Catalyst, San Jose, CADo not despise small beginnings, for the Lord rejoices to see the work begin…! Zechariah 4:10aThere were four groups that first school year of Q Place at my church. I led two, my husband led…

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So much more than small talk

By Karen Schleicher, her testimony I am someone who typically has had a hard time making conversation with people, being comfortable in a group, and feeling comfortable with small talk.  I always knew it was important to talk about spiritual…

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The Big Ask

By Karen Schleicher When we moved I felt led to start a new Bible study group with people who lived in our area, and yet I felt the timing was not yet right. One day a couple neighbors invited me…

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Chain Reaction

By Fran Goodrich Tricia invited Jeanie, a catholic believer, to a Q place in San Jose about 9 years ago.  Jeanie invited Mary, another catholic believer who was new to Bible study.  Mary invited Vicki, who doesn’t go to any…

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What if I had missed this Opportunity?

By Ruth Korch, Santa Cruz, CA There were six of us that met the first time and it went well - very low key, but good.  Some didn't know each other.  Others were opening the Bible for the first time…

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I was walking my dog...

By Lisa McKenna  I was walking our new puppy when one of my neighbors came out of her house quickly.  She was someone I had met only once and I could not remember her name. But she came to me in…

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Q Place for ESL!

By Fran Goodrich Carol Busman, introduced to Q Place during her husband’s graduate school days in Iowa in the 80’s, now uses her Q Place training to reach out to students here at the University of Minnesota. Using our Simplified English Mark…

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