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 …

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Mission Stories 05JUN2021

Patiently Persistent Alejandro, 10 By Andrew McChesney, Adventist Mission One morning 3-year-old Alejandro woke up crying in his bed in Santa Marta, Colombia. “Waaaaa!” he bawled. Mother came running. “What’s wrong?” she asked. Alejandro said he had had a scary dream. “Mommy, I dreamed that you were going to be lost in the lake of …

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Mission Stories 15MAY2021

https://youtu.be/44gUzpfS_VY A New Sound in Cambodia https://youtu.be/XXUrJ3yGoXg Junior's Secret By Andrew McChesney, Adventist Mission Junior Junior is only 14 years old, but he has led about 50 people to Jesus in his home country of Colombia. How? Junior’s father is a farmer who grows cassava, rice, and corn. His mother is a seamstress who makes …

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Mission Stories 08MAY2021

The Outie By Andrew McChesney, Adventist Mission Matthais, 10 Matthais was born with what some people call an “outie” in Trinidad and Tobago’s capital, Port of Spain. His belly button stuck out. But the doctor said it was not an “outie.” Instead, part of Matthais’ intestine was protruding from his belly button. “Don’t worry,” the …

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Mission Stories 24APR2021

Stolen Money Eddison Young, 18 By Andrew McChesney, Adventist Mission Eddison’s eyes widened as his friend pulled the money from his pocket. He saw a $20 bill, three $10 bills, and a bunch of smaller notes. His friend, Antonio, had 100 Trinidad and Tobago dollars, or about U.S.$15. “I stole this,” Antonio said with a …

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Mission Stories 03APR2021

https://youtu.be/MRo6KCwR-uQ A Miracle! https://youtu.be/0hDQFpeXsig Do You Understand? Maxo Dorlis By Andrew McChesney, Adventist Mission Fourteen-year-old Maxo enjoyed reading the Bible for about an hour every afternoon in the grassy yard outside his home in Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince. He liked Bible stories, especially about Moses, and the Ten Commandments. Twelve-year-old Natasha saw Maxo reading one day. …

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Mission Stories 20MAR2021

Healing Still Happens https://youtu.be/zA8B8xJbqXU https://youtu.be/2yUkLQkPEfo https://youtu.be/KBcfLU2qeMo Yuliana, 16 Artist or Doctor By Andrew McChesney, Adventist Mission Yuliana, 16 Yuliana wondered for a long time what she wanted to be when she grew up. “You are good at helping people,” Mother said. “You should become a doctor.” Grandmother also thought Yuliana was good at helping people. …

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Mission Stories 06MAR2021

Faithful Pathfinder Nastya, 14 By Andrew McChesney, Adventist Mission Nastya wanted to go on campouts and other outings in nature. She looked for an outdoors adventure club that she could join in her hometown of Vladivostok, Russia. But she couldn’t find a club. Then her mother learned about Pathfinders. A group of Pathfinders organized a …

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Mission Stories 20FEB2021

Praying for Vitaly Vitaly, 13 By Andrew McChesney, Adventist Mission Three years ago, we read a mission story about a boy named Vitaly in Tokmok, Kyrgyzstan. Vitaly loved to go to church every Sabbath. It didn’t matter whether it rained or snowed, he waited outside his home for the Sabbath School teacher to pick him …

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