Giving Up Everything

Mailyn was fixated on material possessions and status, and carried a lot of guilt from her past. She moved to Canada from the Philippines to be a caregiver to her sister’s family.   “Upon arriving here I cared only for material things, but then I started another journey in my life,” Mailyn says. Her sister [...]

By |2016-10-27T10:41:16-04:00October 27th, 2016|All Articles|491 Comments

A Healing Adventure

When Mike and Jeanne Reimer participated in a LeaderImpact Global Exchange to Panama in April 2016, it not only changed the lives of those they were serving, but their own as well. Three years earlier, their nephew died and the heartache and pain never left the couple’s side. They hadn’t realized how much they had [...]

By |2016-10-05T09:04:27-04:00October 5th, 2016|All Articles|119 Comments

Speaking Up Whenever Possible

An ambassador who attended one of Christian Embassy’s business tours was deeply moved when her host family invited her to take part in their family devotions. It was a reminder that she needed to prioritize spending time with God each day.   She first discovered God while serving as an interpreter for short-term missionaries who [...]

By |2016-10-03T10:43:23-04:00October 3rd, 2016|All Articles|601 Comments

Finding Hope in the Face of Death

Sandy* was depressed and grieving a recent break-up when she came online for mentoring. She was curious about death and the afterlife because she suffered from an incurable heart condition.   Laura, the mentor, presented the gospel message in various forms and Sandy was quite receptive and asked a lot of questions.   Suddenly one [...]

By |2016-10-03T10:35:42-04:00October 3rd, 2016|All Articles|200 Comments

Faith Stands Out

When Ashleigh, a fourth-year University of Waterloo mechanical engineering student, first joined the Power to Change - Students community, she hoped she could quietly blend into the background.   “I wanted a Christian group where I could sit, watch, listen and learn,” she says.   Instead, she found herself leading discipleship groups, coordinating meetings and [...]

By |2016-10-03T10:22:25-04:00October 3rd, 2016|All Articles|202 Comments

What (God’s) Love Can Do

Years ago, Anita’s world seemed bleak and small.   Her parents were unable to provide for her and her sister, Rekha, who has special needs. So at an early age, Anita and Rekha began their life at Pandita Ramabai Mukti Mission, a ministry that Global Aid Network (GAiN) supports in India and also represents in [...]

By |2016-10-03T10:00:13-04:00October 3rd, 2016|All Articles|295 Comments

Road to Recovery

Dustin identifies as an alcoholic, drug addict, sex addict and adrenaline junkie. But he’ll also tell you he’s a faithful believer in Jesus Christ.   “I couldn’t be sober today [without Jesus],” he says.   In September 2008, Dustin was in a motorcycle accident where he was pronounced dead at the scene. After a month [...]

By |2016-10-03T09:44:21-04:00October 3rd, 2016|All Articles|79 Comments

Answering the Call in Liberia

The JESUS Film Church Planting Strategy (JFCPS) team encouraged Pastor Gweh’s church in Nyarlay, Nimba County, Liberia, to start a church plant in a neighbouring village.   “I first found it difficult to believe that we could successfully plant another church,” the pastor said. However, they were willing to give it a try so more [...]

By |2016-10-03T09:31:56-04:00October 3rd, 2016|All Articles|597 Comments

Keeping the Faith, Despite Disappointments

Over the last several years, many athletes have dreamed of representing Team Canada at the Rio Olympics. Philip Osei had that dream and if all had gone right over the last year, he would have been competing there in the 400 metre dash.   Instead, everything went wrong.   Osei ran a personal best at [...]

By |2016-10-03T09:06:05-04:00October 3rd, 2016|All Articles|89 Comments
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