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Bosco Poon’s Story: Finding hope in prison

Bosco Poon was only 12 years old when his family immigrated to Canada. Life was not easy for Bosco. Due to his small stature, he was constantly bullied in school. It didn't help that he had a poor grasp of the English language. In high school, Bosco felt a sense of belong when a Chinese…
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Keith: What the Bible Means to Me While Being in Jail

Initially, the Bible was hope, faith and love. These three things led me to new life in Jesus Christ, my Lord and Saviour. I became a new person, a born-again Christian. I came into jail on Friday, 13 September 2013. The darkest time in my life. I wanted to take and end my life. Everything…
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John Oakley – Prison Ministry

"The Word totally comes alive to me today that poetry the Lord gives me is so profound it blows me away. So that's how it's important the Word of God is for people who are trying to change their lives." (John Oakley) John's first encounter with the Bible was in jail. In this video, he…
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Pilar Mendoza – Christmas Hamper

The Canadian Bible Society partners with the Salvation Army in bringing Christmas hampers to poor families in Vancouver. These Christmas hampers contain gifts - toys, school supplies, books, etc - and the Bible. Pilar is one of the volunteers who help prepare these hampers. Her faith was put to test when her husband was diagnosed…
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Jason Mah – Bike 4 Bibles

Bike for Bibles (B4B) is an annual event that brings cycling enthusiasts of all ages and walks of life together for a time of fellowship on the road – with one purpose in mind – to help raise funds for Bible distribution and translation projects of the Canadian Bible Society. Jason joined B4B in 2014.…
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Sophie : Loved by God

“Could a mother forget a child who nurses at her breast? Could she fail to love an infant who came from her own body? Even if a mother could forget, I will never forget you!” Isaiah 49:15 (CEV) Sophie learned at a young age to pray on God’s promises and to memorize Bible verses that…
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Kettia : The best decision of her life

Kettia was raised in a Christian home, but it was not until age 12 that she decided to put her faith in God. “It was the best decision of my life. Knowing Jesus changed my life!’’, she says. Discovering her God given talents allowed her to serve her local church in many ways, not only…
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Angela: Trusting in God

In 2012, Angela went through a very difficult time: after experiencing difficulty walking and suffering from episodes of blurred vision, great fatigue and pain in the arm that kept her from sleeping, she was told by a doctor that she was suffering from Multiple Sclerosis. Overwhelmed by the news, Angela was soon forced to stop…
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Andréanne: I Sing for God!

Andréanne is a Christian artist whose music reflects her passion, her love and her deep faith in God. As a young girl, she would often ask God question through songs – and she still sings to Him today, only now she does it on numerous stages. At the age of 5, she had a life…
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Bible reading, a part of summer camp activities

The Canadian Bible Society provided the Adventure for Life Bibles for Christian camps this summer. We are delighted to hear encouraging feedback from some of the camps. One partner wrote: Around 70 Bibles from the Canadian Bible Society were distributed to campers during our two weeks of Kids’ Camp (ages 6-11) and Teen Camp (ages 11-14). While…
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