I Tried Everything that the World Said About Peace

Where do you look for peace and happiness?  Do you look to money, success, having someone, or even drugs or alcohol?  All of those will leave you dry without the love of God.  Our friend Helen shares her powerful testimony…


My Pain is My Platform

Our Editor Rachel debuts in WitnessLA with a story which brought her back to one of the darkest times in her life. A few years ago, I was at the bottom of my career in Hong Kong entertainment. The company…


A Hole Is Where the Heart Is

Our friend, Kytia, parallels everyday circumstances, such as repairing a leak in the ceiling, to lessons that God teaches us, like healing our greatest pains from the inside out.  Kytia’s testimony reminds us that God can use times of great…


The Best Thing I’d Be Right Now Is Dead

Scars from the past can run deep. But God has a plan for redemption for all of us. Our friend Tayen shares her story of how knowing Jesus Christ helped her overcome pain, scars, questions and even her own poor…


When I Look at You, I See Sarah

A few weeks ago at our house church’s prayer meeting, a girl named R came for prayer because she had a tumor growing on her ovaries.  I remember as we asked her to sit in the center of the room…


Freed from Rape, Betrayal, and Suicide

Have you ever been hurt so badly that you felt like you wanted to die, that life was so full of pain that it wasn’t worth living?  Our friend L shares an incredibly moving and personal testimony of how even in our…


Of Pride and Predjudice in South LA

“Don’t pidgen-hole me into this Asian-American sterotype of a naive student coming in here just wanting research to finish my Master’s paper.” My boss stared at me, both flabbergasted and insulted. She replies back with, “I would be very careful…