Stories

God is transforming lives in mission and we would like to share these stories of transformation with you. Read about God's work in the stories from our missionaries and short term mission teams.

We had been in Bang Chalong for months, and while we clearly felt God leading us to serve there, I often faced many feelings of inadequacy.

Read more: Something I Can Do

Fifteen years ago, in 2002, we were preparing to leave Colombia to begin our ministry with the indigenous Wounaan people of Panama.

Read more: An Unexpected Harvest

In my head, I knew God was in charge, but it didn’t feel that way. I knew I should be caring for others, but I was unable to do anything. I just waited for the house to stop shaking.

Read more: After-Quakes

What do the Royal wedding, a traditional Wounaan wedding and a school dance have in common? They have all taught me about parenting.

Read more: Parenting in Panama

She survived by begging. Begging for money, scrounging for food, hopeless and hungry. Pelagie had no dreams in life, except to survive.

Read more: PELAGIE

It was December, and we had just gone downtown with two of our fellow workers in order to do evangelism with the prostitutes. It was there that we first met Bomb.

Read more: Bomb

David was shy, until he scored his first goal.

Read more: GOAL!

Spending time at my regular spot at the local café had come to feel as though I were standing at my mission post.

Read more: Walking with a Limp

“God sent me to jail, to save me.” Chava’s smile accentuates the deep scar that encircles his face. “But I didn’t want to be saved. I wanted to be feared.”

Read more: Fear Me

Malee forced herself to sit up, at exactly 11:30 AM. The house was quiet and still. Weak and shaking, she stretched out her open hands, as if ready to receive a gift.

Read more: 11:30 AM

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