Stories from the Crossroads

Stories about the work Crossroads is doing in prisons all over Canada.

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The Great Truths of the Bible course brought William closer to God

William spent most of his life in a struggle with alcohol and drug addictions. But Crossroads' Great Truths of the Bible course and the letters of encouragement from his mentors showed him the love of a faith community. Read more.

June 26, 2019
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Heather’s Story

When she was 15, Heather experienced an overdose that nearly killed her. Read her story and learn how her later imprisonment led her to Jesus. Read more.

July 11, 2019
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I have to be 100% in with my whole heart. That’s the only way this faith works.”

Ellie recently re-discovered God in prison, and has dedicated her whole life to Him. Read her exciting letter about her newfound purpose in faith. Read more.

June 3, 2019
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I feel like these manga courses opened the door for me... I now talk to God every day. I pray every day.”

Paul spent 25 years of his life looking for answers to his problems in all the wrong places. When he was in prison, he knew doing life his way wasn’t working anymore. Read more.

May 22, 2019
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Lessons from Our Summit in Thailand

Our president, Martie van Niekerk, reflects on a global Crossroads summit in Thailand. Read more.

May 14, 2019

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Nathan found his identity in God while in prison

Nathan thought God hated him. But once he was in prison, he started to understand God's undying love for him — and even though he's living a life sentence, he now knows he's spiritually free. Read more.

April 25, 2019
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Despite being locked in a cell, this prisoner has inspirational words of encouragement for us all

Despite losing his car, his job, and his home before serving time in prison, Jeremy knows God has a bright future for him — and for us as well. His letter reminds us not to let our faith in God's goodness waver. Read more.

April 3, 2019
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Student Illustrations from Our Latest Art Book

Twice a year, we publish a collection of student artwork. This is some of the art from our most recent issue. Read more.

March 27, 2019
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I feel free and peaceful even though I am behind concrete and bars. I meditate and keep a journal. These are things I did not do on the outside.”

Dwayne's life was redeemed and his relationship with God was restored when found himself in jail. Read more.

March 20, 2019
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Crossroads not only helped Jesus reach me and bring me closer to Him, but their Bible studies, artwork, poems, and mentors all helped bring me peace.”

Mitchell has always wanted to do good, and to help those in need. Serving time in prison and learning about Jesus has given him a fresh perspective on how to do that. Read more.

February 28, 2019
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The Great Truth and Survey of the Bible studies helped me grow spiritually.”

Vanessa's relationship with Jesus gives her peace and joy, and helped her stop being worried about the stresses of this world. She thanks her mentors for their encouraging comments in this beautiful letter. Read more.

February 7, 2019