Kalil faithfully prayed to the image of his family’s god morning and night for his whole life. He knew nothing different. But Jesus knew that this would not be 13-year-old Kalil’s story forever. Through your support, a Children’s Bible Club started in his village, and local officials encouraged parents to enrol their children since it…

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Julie was a baby when her father abandoned the family. As she grew, life was filled with yelling and abuse. A heavy drinker, Julie’s mother regularly beat her. Julie’s step father disliked her and also abused her. Though, Julie was close to her younger brother Alexander, he couldn’t protect or comfort her. Julie’s life began…

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This letter comes from Maximo, age 13, in The Philippines: “I was raised in a non-Christian family and my parents had no stable jobs so they could hardly provide for our daily needs. I was discouraged about continuing in school and was about to drop out because I felt there was no hope. Then, the…

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Blessings In Abundance

Life is difficult for 10-year-old Nagia. Her father is an alcoholic whose erratic behaviour causes chaos in her family and through their entire neighbourhood. Her mother is the sole provider for the family, working in a nearby tea garden. The stress of financial problems combined with a dysfunctional family environment weighs heavily on young Nagia’s…

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17-year-old Arman was in search of God. At school, Arman had a Christian teacher who would use examples or stories from the Bible to illustrate a point. Arman was intrigued. He had many questions but was too embarrassed to ask his teacher. On the Internet, he found lots of information about different religions. But the…

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An “Easter” weekend for Ella: from zero interest on Friday, to a transformed heart on Sunday. “I was a Cabin Leader at Bible Camp during a weekend camp for kids who have little or no knowledge of God. On Friday, Ella did not want to participate in the discussions, but despite her lack of enthusiasm,…

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Vardan is a typical Armenian young man who lives with his mother, his father, and brothers. When Vardan’s father was injured in war, his mother had to work to provide for their family. Everyone had a role to play. But Vardan was not like the rest of his family. He didn’t want to work and…

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Young men in Canada are becoming bold in their faith through your support. “We had several teenage boys declare that they realized their need for a Saviour,” recounts Lorenda, a leader at a Bible camp in Saskatoon. “One was a boy that we wondered if we would have to send home earlier in the week,…

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Jovelyn was born with a disability. “I hated myself so much,” says the 10 year old. “I was always embarrassed to be around people and so miserable. I tried so hard to just accept who I am but I couldn’t.” This pain ate away at Jovelyn until this past summer when a volunteer teacher was…

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