Mitch and Angela Osiowy have turned very painful experiences into a well of inspiration for kids at the Beaver Lake Bible Camp.
Before they were married, had kids and became the directors of a summer camp under the Canadian Sunday School Mission ministries, the Osiowys had trials of their own to overcome before they could help others.
When they spoke at Minto United Church on Saturday morning, Mitch and Angela took turns explaining their backgrounds.
Angela was adopted but her adopted parents split when she was still quite young. She said that she left home at 12 and spent nine years living on the streets, dealing with all of the mayhem that comes with that lifestyle.
“I used to be a little girl without a mom and a dad and God has shown me that he is my father and I think he’s given us the job to show (the campers) that too. There are hurts and pains but that He is prepared to take all that,” Angela said
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