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.

“Immigration!” the men yelled as they grabbed Tuchone. They twisted his arm behind his back, pounded on his chest and said something to him in Thai that he couldn’t understand.

Read more: From Fear to Freedom

One day while Zahir was selling sweet pancakes on the streets in Thailand, a Burmese woman came up to him and told him that God loved him and that Jesus Christ died for his sins. Initially, he wasn’t interested. Zahir was raised in a devout Muslim household. 

Read more: Zahir's Story of Forgiveness

Over the past year, we’ve been resourcing a team of local believers that travels into the Sahara desert on camels to share the Gospel with nomads. They are connected with one of our teams in Europe that supports them.

Read more: Courage in the Desert

“I bought new shoes for my trip to Peru,” said Paul Castillo, a pastor from California. He was on a team with several others from the US that went to Peru to encourage church leaders. 

Read more: New Shoes

There’s a saying in Thai that describes people of authority and influence; they’re called “big-signature people.” They are people of power in society like government leaders and business executives.

Read more: Big-Signature People

For some of our workers who live in Muslim countries or Muslim neighborhoods, the month of Ramadan is a very special time.

Read more: Ramadan

I just finished reading a book that challenged me to believe that nothing in this life matters unless it is focused on loving God and loving others.

Read more: Love

While on a visit to Germany, our children were getting their faces painted at a carnival.

Read more: Where is Home?

In the Fall of 2012, Irene and Judy joined TREK. These two women were both from Germany, but were from different parts of the country and had only met briefly before coming to Canada.

Read more: Jasmine and the Germans

In May, Wendy left Japan and said goodbye to her best friend there, a woman named Yuki.

Read more: Wendy and Yuki

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