The Cast of Sin

Bear and Vanessa YarbroughStoriesLeave a Comment

We made it through two girls and seven years before our little man decided to superhero it off a chair, breaking his leg. He will have his cast for three weeks, but it has hardly slowed him down (he has invented new ways to get around and still obey Mommy’s … Read More

From Camps to Cells

Paul and ChantelleStoriesLeave a Comment

We hosted a games and fun night for a big group of Rohingya. We were quickly pulled aside, told a story, and asked for help. They told us about two young women—they said they were early 20s, but one ID card clearly showed one of the girls as 14—who were … Read More

Prayers in Prison

Ginny ChakStoriesLeave a Comment

It has been almost five years since I joined the C.A.R.E. (Christian Aid and Relational Evangelism) team with their prison visits. I visit two different female prisons every month—one provincial jail and one federal prison. Over the past five years, I can witness to God’s mighty hand and the work … Read More

Celebrating the First Fruits

Anne HStoriesLeave a Comment

My heart leaped when I read her words written in glitter marker. Was she writing a prayer asking Jesus for forgiveness? She cut and re-pasted the paper to hide the name of Jesus, shy to share this decision with the group. God had been faithful in His promise to bring … Read More

Taxi Talks

Katie BowlerStoriesLeave a Comment

I was walking out from church one Sunday when a man called out to me, querying, “Taxi?” I answered back, “Only if you give me a good price!” We agreed upon a (good!) price and I hopped into his yellow paint-chipped taxi. He wanted to know if I was married. … Read More

Becoming Mouldable Clay

Gerry DornStoriesLeave a Comment

“And yet, O LORD, you are our Father. We are the clay, and you are the potter. We all are formed by your hand” (Isaiah 64:8 NLT) As a boy, I never would have thought that I would become useful in God’s hands. My first time kneeling at the altar … Read More

The Jogging Partner

Bryan and JessykaStoriesLeave a Comment

I have recently taken up jogging within our apartment complex. We have many running tracks within our complex and two of them can be seen from our kitchen window. I jog as a means of exercising, yet, I also jog as a great means of self care. I was recently … Read More

Better Than Money

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A few weeks ago, Cnn and one of our national colleagues had the opportunity to pray for healing for one of our handicraft artisans, Mary. Mary had been suffering with a bad cough for 2.5 months and no amount of medicine or doctor’s visits had brought any relief. Mary had … Read More

Our World Just Exploded

LindaStoriesLeave a Comment

We are in a wonderful place and God is doing something for us that I cannot truly comprehend. We are engaging well and in a new place of wonder as we discover what life can be in our city. It is truly a diverse transcultural world. We are soon to … Read More

A Small Voice

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A Small Voice

I was on a plane recently and I noticed a young man who was silently crying on my flight—I could see his face each time he broke down, pain and sadness taking over. He would slowly compose himself and then every little while it would start all over again. I … Read More