It’s April and we are all out there giving our bodies some healthy sport. Five compassionate-hearted friends -in Oklahoma, Texas and New York- made of this physical effort a spiritual and financial supportive hand to our ministry. Thank you Kari, Matt, Peter, Tori and Jesse!
- Kari Stender: “It’s April 26th and I’ve finished my first half-marathon. I couldn’t be happier for my decision to run this half marathon. This marathon, which is a run to remember the 168 lives taken from one of the worst terrorist attacks in American history. This marathon which reunites a city -my city- year after year. This marathon which reminds us of the Oklahoma Standard-compassion.”
- Tori Farrell:
"Sweat and sore muscles christened our newlywed months as we trained for a cycling adventure from Houston to Austin to raise money and awareness for Multiple Sclerosis & the mission of Heart’s Home. My husband’s love of training people and my friend Kari’s commitment to bringing sports and compassion together, helped encourage me to join.
The ride was scheduled April 17-18, but flooding caused the first day of the ride to be cancelled. Nonetheless, our bed-and-breakfast was dry, so we set out along a similar path April 17th for our own “training ride” with three other friends dedicating the ride for God. The beautiful two day ride concluded our three month journey of growing closer to each other in fellowship amidst the physical, mental, and emotional struggles and joys we encountered as we relied more on God and saw Him carry us through."
- Dr. Matthew Sutton: “On April 12, 2015, I ran the Queens Half Marathon. It was an awesome experience. At the end of the race, it felt like a hors d’ouerve of heaven. Here’s what I learned: