New York drug lord found peace

New York drug lord found peace

Growing up in Queens, Herman Mendoza faced peer pressure to experiment with drugs at a young age. His hardworking parents weren’t around much, which provided lots of freedom for Mendoza. “I had a lot of time on my hands to have access to these drugs.” But the lax home...
Let the world see I love the Lord Jesus

Let the world see I love the Lord Jesus

You might expect Nisreen to be afraid. But her bold words make it clear she isn’t. “Let the world see that I love the Lord Jesus,” Nisreen says. “He said whoever is ashamed of Me I will be ashamed of him in front of My Father. So why would I be ashamed of Him? He is...
Taxi driver with a searching heart

Taxi driver with a searching heart

I needed a taxi in a hurry in this Asian city of over 60,000 taxi drivers. Falling into the back seat in relief, I gave hasty directions to the driver. With my eyes closed, I thought back over the morning’s errand—a kind of ‘mercy mission’ to take some necessities to...
God used a missionary care package

God used a missionary care package

When my husband Phil and I lived in North Thailand from 1962-1966 we had to order food like sugar, powdered milk, flour and margarine from Bangkok. These things were expensive. Also, many kinds of food we were used to were not available at all in Thailand. FOOD PREP...
Value doubts and mystery

Value doubts and mystery

Ron Boyd-MacMillan tells the story of a missionary to Tibet at the time of the Communist takeover in China. He was imprisoned on the charge of being a counter-revolutionary. Every day for three years he thought he was going to be executed—a strain that ultimately...
Prodigal daughter now auntie to all

Prodigal daughter now auntie to all

“Big Muzungu, Auntie Anne, is coming to give you a wee (“little”) cuddle!” said Anne Davidson with an enthusiastic laugh. The kids giggled as their favourite Scottish auntie hugged them. Anne’s affection, coupled with the children’s delight, is...

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