Here are a few of the people who have inspired our journey, and whose lives are worth studying and learning from.
Founder of Antioch Network, Author of Maturing Toward Wholeness in the Inner Life. Mentor and friend of A2J
Holocaust Survivor, active in the ministry of reconciliation and discipleship to Jesus
Brother Roger of Taizé
Ten Boon Family
Christian family, arrested for rescuing Jews in Nazi Germany by hiding them in their home.
Priest, professor, author, theologian, member of the L'Arche communities for people with developmental disabilities
Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Activist and Baptist Minister who promoted nonviolence and racial equality
Charles de Foucauld
Led a solitary life of prayer living among the Tuareg in the Sahara in Algeria near a convent of Poor Clares
Teresa of Avila
Carmelite nun and spanish mystic, who wrote masterfully on the journey toward union with God
A German Lutheran pastor, theologian, anti-Nazi dissident, and key founding member of the Confessing Church
Francis of Assisi
Abandoned a life of luxury to respond to God's call to rebuild the Christian church and live in poverty
Teresa of Calcutta
Catholic nun and founder of the Missionaries of charity, who serve the poor and those in need