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.

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

The last time I saw my mom, she tried to sell me. The man was old, and disgusting, and I took off running. I never went back.

Read more: Thazin

When I first met César, I interpreted his easy going demeanor as meaning that he had led an easy life. Nothing could be further from the truth.

Read more: Am I Crazy?

We shook our heads at the sight of thousands of dollars of sound equipment being loaded into the fragile canoes. It was crazy!

Read more: Beachhead

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