NYACK Ã¢â‚¬â€ Her sermon had those listening on their knees and weeping for GodÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s healing in their lives.
They asked to be restored from sexual, physical and emotional abuses. They asked to no longer feel hopeless and abandoned. They asked because she asked them to ask.
But the young woman preaching to the crowd of Nyack College students during their regular Ã¢â‚¬â€ and oftentimes tedious Ã¢â‚¬â€ chapel services was no renowned reverend, but a peer.
She was simply 21-year-old Holly Thoelen from Enfield, Conn., a senior at Nyack College, working towards a degree in youth ministry.
(Natalia Gaviria, an 18-year-old freshman at Nyack College, left, prays for her friend Belinda Lin, a 19-year-old freshman, after Holly Thoelen, a 21-year-old senior, preaches) … Read more of this entry »
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