Nina Sanchez

Suffering heartache from a divorce, Nina surrendered the broken pieces of her life to God and learned to trust in His sovereignty.

Topics: Salvation | Suffering | The Gospel | The Sovereignty of God

Handed off from one family member to the next, Nina grew up a rebellious child. She came to know the Lord in her early 20s but viewed Him more as someone to please. Suffering heartache from a divorce, Nina attended a worship event where the Lord spoke truth into her life. Nina realized that managing things on her own had only created chaos. She sweetly surrendered the broken pieces of her life to God and has since learned to trust in Him.

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