Category: Student Stories

Diana Nakawombe, 2019 Albert Baker Fund (ABF) Law School Graduate

ABF Grad Helps Uganda Church Gain Legal Status

“My legal education and understanding of Christian Science enabled me… to have our church recognized as a legitimate religious organization.” – Diana Nakawombe Dear Friends, It’s an hour before the Sunday-morning church service at the Christian Science Society in Kampala, Uganda, and no fewer than 15 members have arrived early to set up church on the […]

Meet our Brotherly Love Students and Hear Their Stories - Replay

Webinar Replay – Meet our Brotherly Love Students and Hear Their Stories

Meet three students who were able to stay in school this year because of an Albert Baker Brotherly Love scholarship–Brittany Barthelmess, Josh Aleman, and Zach Schueller. Thank you to everyone who contributed to the fund– your gifts have truly made a difference for young Christian Scientists!

Vanessa Ramirez Jasso

Dear Friends, we have a special story to share with you about one of our scholarship recipients…

…and her amazing journey of personal and professional growth–with Christian Science and a clear sense of purpose pointing the way forward. MAKE AN ONLINE GIFT TODAY! Triumphing over challenges Vanessa’s journey began when she moved to California from Mexico and her world seemed completely disrupted. Unfamiliar with a new culture, a new school, and a […]

One student’s journey: “God really does have a beautiful plan for me”

We recently heard from Emmeline Quist, who graduated from Ashesi University College in Accra, Ghana, in 2013, with a degree in Business Administration.  Here, she shares the  journey that led to her “dream school” and employment in a highly respected Ghanian company.  Now she pledges to help other students achieve their goals. “My gratitude to […]

Five Stories from Albert Baker Fund Students: Passing the Blessings Forward.

Passing the blessings forward: “I realize that when you’re working through your own challenges, you’re also poised to help others” — Albert Baker Fund student

Manny Pena

A desire to learn about true healing

“I had been sitting on the sidelines with Christian Science for many years. Then one day I found myself embroiled in a conflict with the hospital where I worked as an emergency room nurse. I thought, maybe it’s time to look into this Science…”

Trusting Each Step of the Way

“If you had told me that I could lose my business, sell my home, pay off my debts, and yet be able to go back to school for three years, with my wife and five kids, to start and finish a chemistry degree, I would never have thought it possible. And yet it is!”

Teaching and Learning in the Classroom

“English teachers have so much potential to impact the way people think and the way people make sense of the world. I love working with college students because they’re going through an exciting transition. It’s exhilarating to help someone learn how to be a successful college student, how to be a good reader, how to think critically…”

Right Where He Needs to Be

“If you look at the pace at which things unfolded for me to enroll in the #1 MBA program for entrepreneurship and innovation, and apply what I’m learning everyday while working full-time at The Christian Science Monitor, it could only have been through God’s direction…”