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.
On Top of the World
On a recent trip to Asia, I had the opportunity to travel to a region known for its high elevation and cold temperatures. Together with a small team, we set out on a two-week adventure to share the Gospel, pray for the sick, bring food and supplies, shoot photos and video and capture sound to tell God’s stories.
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Cars in Heaven?
It is rare that urban indigenous churches in Paraguay find candidates who are willing to leave behind their stable jobs and the comforts of urban life to attend Bible School.
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Close to God's Heart
Our children’s schooling has always been important to us and we have spent countless hours discussing and praying about where to send them.
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Same Moon, Same God
The other night, as we walked back to our apartment in Paris, I couldn’t help but stop my husband to look up at the full moon. It was beautiful, and it reminded of the moon back in Vancouver. Coincidentally, it’s the same one, and it’s just as beautiful in Paris as it is back home.
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Before our Christmas break, one of the biggest blessings for me was having a friend of ours come live with us for a month at our home in Panama. He was thirteen years old and his name was Osneider.
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Brave Little Boy with a Big Heart
Recently, I was helping teach Sunday school in a local church in Guadalajara and the teacher asked if anyone had ever shared the Gospel with someone. Immediately, a ten-year-old boy stood up and said, “I have.”
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God Loves Families
For parents like us who are serving overseas with our young children, it means so much that people are praying for us as families.
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The twenty-four-hour boat ride up the river took us to a small town in a poor and isolated part of the country. For my co-worker and me, it was an exploratory trip; we knew nothing about the area and we had no contacts.
Read more: Sister Smith
Young Church Leader is Martyred
It’s not easy to find comfort when you lose someone that you love, especially when you had been so excited about what God was doing through that person’s life.
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Out of Darkness into Light
On a recent trip to Southeast Asia, I met a pastor named Peter who was formerly a shaman, meaning that he gave himself to manipulating the spirits on behalf of others
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