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God Called Me to Move to the Trailer Park

Jennie Pollock
Tuesday 27 Mar 2012

Don't you have to be a super-Christian, or super-rich, or both to be able to really make a difference in your community?

It can certainly seem like that sometimes, when surrounded by biographies of the likes of William Wilberforce and Lord Shaftesbury. They had seemingly-unending reserves of energy, unwavering determination in the face of illness and opposition, and access as equals to the rich and famous, and to their money and power.

As Kim Dougherty found out, though, it doesn't have to be that way. God can use those whose life histories aren't perfect, who don't mix with the A-listers and who don't even have a job, let alone a high-powered one. Michelle van Loon told her story recently on Christianity Today's 'This is our City' website:

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