Featured image for “Embrace the New”

Embrace the New

January 31, 2022 | 3 minute read

Victor and Betty Chin
At no time did we think it would be necessary to sanitize our hands, wear a mask and face shield to buy groceries, or meet someone in the park to have a spiritual conversation. In April 2020, Mexico declared phase three (total shutdown) for COVID-19. We thought it would be…
Read More
Featured image for “Following God: Lois Franklin”

Following God: Lois Franklin

October 28, 2021 | 3 minute read

The Alliance Canada
I had a personal mission trip planned to visit Doug and Ann Snowsell, Alliance missionaries to Chile. It was one of those unforgettable trips. As the plane was coming in to land in Santiago, Chile, it was as if God said to me, This will be your new country, take…
Read More
Featured image for “Karen Lau”

Karen Lau

October 22, 2021 | 3 minute read

Tyler Lodge
Karen LauMy God StoryIn 1975, I received Christ as my Saviour, and in 1992 I truly committed my life to Christ. It has been 14 years since God first called me to serve in Panama. What began as a short-term mission trip in 2007, eventually turned into several visits over…
Read More
Featured image for “Joel and Shaylynn Hurst”

Joel and Shaylynn Hurst

May 7, 2021 | 3 minute read

The Alliance Canada
Joel and Shaylynn HurstOur God StoryJoel grew up in Mexico where his parents were international workers. He received Jesus into his life at a young age. At the age of 22 he got baptized, but only in 2019 did he surrender to what God wanted him to do; to multiply…
Read More
Featured image for “Family Meals”

Family Meals

February 16, 2021 | 3 minute read

Bear and Vanessa Yarbrough
As I sat, listening to the buzz of conversation happening around our table, my mind ran to all the meals Jesus ate with people. Jesus intentionally used food to be with people and we were following in His example with our Family Meal. Family Meals are a part of our…
Read More
Featured image for “The Good Shepherd of Mexico City”

The Good Shepherd of Mexico City

February 8, 2021 | 3 minute read

Daniel and Jenica Van Essen
I welcomed my friend at the front door of our apartment building. We walked to the elevator and I could tell that she seemed off. As we sat in the apartment, she unloaded the many things that were weighing on her heart and mind—she barely touched the coffee I had…
Read More
Featured image for “Wholistic Training: The Story of Samuel House”

Wholistic Training: The Story of Samuel House

January 29, 2021 | 3 minute read

Murray and Michelle Derksen
It was April 2008, in Cairo, Egypt. I was walking around the St. John’s Anglican Church campus, where the Maadi Community Church congregation met. I noticed three young men—who I thought were three, young Egyptian men—come in through the gate of the property. We had had issues with young national…
Read More
Featured image for “Sex, Poverty, Garbage, and You”

Sex, Poverty, Garbage, and You

January 7, 2021 | 3 minute read

Elisa Brown
Sex – Karina’s Story Karina came to us, by order of a judge, when she was 15 years old. She was impregnated by her mother’s boyfriend. The family had moved into the boyfriend’s home when Karina was 12. He gave Karina extra attention and gifts right from the beginning. It…
Read More
Featured image for “Anna Sinclair”

Anna Sinclair

June 23, 2020 | 3 minute read

The Alliance Canada
Anna SinclairMy God StoryMy family moved a lot while I was younger, but Calgary, Alberta has become my home. As a young girl, I have memories of learning about Jesus in Sunday school, and inviting Him into my heart at a young age. My faith began to grow when I…
Read More
Featured image for “Anne Louie”

Anne Louie

October 24, 2018 | 3 minute read

The Alliance Canada
Anne Louie My God StoryAnne Louie was born in Hong Kong. She is the sixth child of seven children. She accepted Jesus as her Saviour when she was in junior high and loves to share the Good News to others because of the new life that God gave her. She…
Read More