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.

As a teenager, Paul was sent away from his home to attend school in a village called N’dorola. While he was living there, he watched a movie that presented the Gospel and he gave his heart to Jesus. Paul wanted to tell his family about his decision, but he was especially fearful of his older brother, David, who was opposed to the Christian faith.

Read more: Hope and Healing in Burkina Faso

My mother died two days after I was born. My grandmother was so sad that she said she didn’t have the heart to take care of me. So my father’s parents took me and raised me. I didn’t see my grandmother again until I was nine years old. At that time, she told me that I had a brother who was two years older than me and who had lived with our aunt. My grandmother said, “I will take you to meet him.” My brother and I had no idea that we were siblings. When we met, my brother was living at Bethania Home for Children.

Read more: Finding Family - Nyagham's Story

As a Mission, we are eager to learn more about holistic ministry among the least reached. Recently, we heard a story that challenged us.

Read more: The Well

Everyone knew her as the woman who was always crying. She had been oppressed by a demon for five years. She was a mess, physically, emotionally and spiritually.

Read more: One Troubled Woman

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.

Read more: On Top of the World

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.

Read more: Cars in Heaven?

Our children’s schooling has always been important to us and we have spent countless hours discussing and praying about where to send them.

Read more: Close to God's Heart

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.

Read more: Same Moon, Same God

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.

Read more: Osneider's Visit

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.” 

Read more: Brave Little Boy with a Big Heart

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