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.

I recently read the story in Acts 8:26–40 about Philip and the Ethiopian eunuch. Philip was told to take a specific road and he encountered a man desiring to understand the Scriptures.

Read more: Philip in the Philippines

“I came to the conference depressed,” one woman told me, “but during the very first session, I felt a heavy burden being lifted from my soul and I began to walk in freedom.”

Read more: Women Learning Together

In order to stay in the country where God has called us to serve, we have to regularly renew our residence permits. Recently, we had an appointment scheduled for this renewal and everything seemed to be in order, in terms of documentation, according to the list we were given.

Read more: A Typical Atypical Day

Lately, we’ve been asked some tough questions by our daughters. We live in a country that has experienced intense civil conflict during the past year, and our girls have not been unaware of the pain and loss that is being experienced around them.

Read more: Tough Questions from Kids

Over the weekend, our housemate and team leader, David, was having difficulty breathing. We all assumed it was a chest infection or pollution related, which is common since we live in one of the most polluted cities in the world.

Read more: Overwhelming Need to Intercede

The beginning of the week found us high up on a mountain, overlooking the city where we live.

Read more: Bookends

I try really hard to be a go-with-the-flow kind of a person. I’d like to be someone that rolls with the punches. I think life would be a lot easier for me if I could get the hang of that.

Read more: Interruptions or Opportunities?

“My father was a harsh man,” Kalaam told us at a recent conference in Central Asia. “Everyone in our community saw him as a leader and a devout Muslim, but at home he yelled at me a lot.”

Read more: Kalaam Sees God Smile

In the part of Central Asia where we live, we are surrounded by huge deserts and dry mountain ranges, so the dust is pervasive.

Read more: We Need Rain

Recently, we tried something new. We took a group of almost twenty youth to a nearby park where we spent an afternoon getting to know each other, sharing a meal together, doing team-building activities on a ropes course and asking each other open-ended questions about faith and life.

Read more: The Feast

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