Finding a Refuge

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…

Read More

Hopeless to Hopeful

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…

Read More

Blessings in Abundance

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…

Read More

In Search of God

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…

Read More

100% A God Thing

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,…

Read More

From Aggression to Grace

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…

Read More

Standing for Christ

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,…

Read More

Wonderfully Created

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…

Read More

The Best Days of my Life!

Here is what 9-year-old Norayr tells us about the camp he was able to attend in June, because of your support… “I want to tell you about the best days of my life, spent at the yard camp! I asked my mother if I could go to the camp being organized in our town. The…

Read More