Mission Stories 09SEP2021

Children’s Mission Story

Big Changes in Canada

Paula, 9-years-old

By Andrew McChesney

Life changed in a big way for 9-year-old Paula when she and her family moved across Canada.

Paula had lived in the city of Calgary in western Canada. But one day, she got onto an airplane and flew 1,850 miles (3,000 km) to the city of Iqaluit in the Canadian Arctic.

Before, Paula had lived in a big city with more than 1 million people. Now she lives in a small city with 8,000 people.

Continue reading Big Changes in Canada or watch the video below.

Youth and Adult Mission Story

Rescinded Resentment

Jimmy Shwe

By Terri Saelee Coordinator, Adventist Refugee and Immigrant Ministries for the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s North American Division

Imagine being 7 years old and running for your life in a jungle. How might that affect you?

This was Jimmy Shwe’s life in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar, previously known as Burma.

As a boy, Jimmy developed a deep resentment toward the authorities because of his experiences. At one point, lost in the jungle, he thought he would die.

Continue reading Rescinded Resentment.

Mission Report / Jimmy Shwe
Mission Spotlight – Offering Hope to Hanoi

Also, see the Inside Story, Stepping Out in Faith

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