VL Tribe Letters Online listeners and attenders share how VL has been an inspiration and influence in their spiritual growth. The Murrells' Story The Murrells share the ups and downs of their experience with the institution of church and how they've recently discovered a path to healing and renewal. Joy's Story Joy shares about loss, suicide, and finding belonging with the VL tribe. Michael's Story Michael shares his spiritual journey from being a missionary to atheism to reconstructing his faith. Chris and Linda's Story Chris and Linda share their search for an inclusive, authentic community that would challenge their growing faith. Niki's Story Niki shares about abuse in her past and how finding a loving community has changed her view of God. Joel and Patrick's Story Joel and Patrick share their story of adoption and acceptance within the Church. Jamie's Story A recovering alcoholic, Jamie shares about her journey and how God has used her story later in life to impact others. Justin's Story Justin shares about the loss of his mom, moving to a new city, and how music and friends helped heal and inspire him. Joe's Story Joe shares about his parents' divorce, past history of drug use, and spiritual journey of rediscovering Church. Pam's Story Pam shares about the loss of her husband, grief, and how she continues to serve God through it all. Ian's Story Ian shares the experiences of his journey in life and faith, and his joy in knowing that God has always been there for him. The Kern Family The Kern family shares about their spiritual journey and their decision to be baptized. Dave's Story David shares about rediscovering church and how serving others helps bring calm and happiness to his life. Scott's Story Scott shares about his journey through the devastating loss of a loved one to suicide. Scott's Story Scott shares his struggle with drug addiction and the power of faith and encouragement. The Lohr's Story The Lohrs share their struggle with infertility and how God answered their prayer through adoption. Samantha's Story Samantha shares how the message of “No perfect people” drew her away from addiction and toward a life of purpose. Darren's Story Darren shares his struggle with addiction and how God’s grace and 3 1/2 years in jail changed his outlook on life. Thompsons' Story A couple's journey toward financial freedom and living with margin. Jeff's Story Jeff shares about serving his country, a painful divorce, and the love and encouragement that pointed him to a loving God. Tamika's Story Tamika shares the struggle of work/life balance and the importance of purpose and priorities. April's Story April shares how a painful divorce at a young age opened her eyes to the depth of God’s grace. Josh's Story Turned away by church at a young age, Josh shares about his struggle with addiction, divorce, and God’s profound grace.