The Penetrating Truth

Jesher Loi Singapore 1991 I was born May, 1985 in the remoter part of South East Asia called Singapore. It is a tiny metropolitan island with a population of about 5 million. My parents met while attending Youth Groups at Church and so after becoming believers, they had me and sought to bring me up in a Christian environment. And …

Our Greatest Hope and Love

Cristy Tometich Chino Hills, California 2006 There are so many stories in one’s life. Our greatest tragedy, our greatest failure, our greatest hope, our greatest love. However, I look at the world around me and see broken people with no hope and no love, simply begging for someone to care for their greatest tragedy and failure. Never having experienced true …

Heaven’s Gates and Hell’s Flames

Daniel Masiko Kampala, Uganda 1991 Born and raised in a Christian home, I always thought this was enough for me to qualify for the label “Christian”. My parents were both leaders in the church: my father an elder and my mother a deacon and President of the Baptist Union of Uganda Women’s ministry at that time. We regularly had family …

Preparing the way for the Resurrection

We felt that this was such a great resource not to share it with you all. A really great way to walk through the week leading up to the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Enjoy! http://noisetrade.com/dunnandwilt/a-well-worn-path-easter 

A Story that Stuck

Lisa La George Candor, New York March, 1977 Have you ever heard a story that you couldn’t stop thinking about? For me, that was the story of Abraham and Isaac recorded in the Bible in Genesis 22, and read to me by my mother. God asked Abraham to sacrifice Isaac, his promised son. Abraham obeyed out of his love for …

Contagious Joy

Brooke M Southern China 2007 2007年,我在国际学校工作,学校的一位美国老师邀请我去参加一个周五的团契聚会,我认识了很多人,他们拥有我所没有的喜乐。在那个晚上的圣经学习小组,我第一次听到了耶稣的名字。让我很吃惊的是那些人对彼此的爱和关心,我知道他们也爱我,但是我却没有他们的那种爱去爱。我觉得我不属于他们的那个爱的大家庭。于是,我打电话给我的朋友,告诉她我的内心感受!她告诉我是罪使我与神隔绝了。耶稣在十字架上付清了我的罪的代价,我需要请求他赦免我的罪,邀请他进入到我的生命中。于是我和朋友一起祷告,我求耶稣赦免我的罪,进入到我的心里。 In 2007, I was working in an international school, one of the American teachers from my school invited me over for a Friday fellowship. I met lots of people there,they all had so much joy that I didn’t have. And I heard about Jesus for the first time at the Bible study that night.I …

A Missionary’s Legacy

Philippe Viguier Quebec, Canada 1988 My name is Philippe Viguier. By God’s grace, I come from a lineage of people who have followed and served the Lord. My great-great-grand father was a missionary. My great-grand-father was a missionary. My grand-father was a missionary. My parents are missionaries. My wife and I are going to France shortly as missionaries. I was …

God is in Control

Danillo Santos Clinton, Mississippi Date Unknown My parents were incredibly formative in leading me to Jesus through their testimony. I can still say to this day they are the greatest example of Christian faith in my life. My father is a Presbyterian pastor in Brazil, and both him and my mother taught me to read before I went to school …

By way of an analogy

Katie Masiko Lake Arrowhead, California 1999 When I was 8 years old in Sunday School I first heard about Jesus. We were asked if any of the children would like to go to a class about baptism. I wanted to know what it was so I went. In the class the teacher gave each of us a little book. On …

Saved at Six

Joshua Masiko Kampala, Uganda 1993 I come from a very strong Christian home. Though my father was a first generation believer, my mother grew up a pastor’s kid and the combination made for a very stable Christian home and upbringing. So remembering when exactly I first heard of the Gospel is like asking someone to remember the first meal he …