Stories from the Crossroads

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

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You will not see the effects of planting a seed that can produce 40-60 or 100-fold.”

Lewis' story is a reminder of the grace and mercy of God — but it's also a comfort to those of us who wonder about the effects of our ministry. Read more.

October 21, 2019
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During moments when Satan was whispering doubt into my ear, I was able to find truth and safety with Christ.”

Before she came to prison, Sarah lost everything — including her husband. Read about how getting to know Jesus through Crossroads' Bible studies saved her life. Read more.

November 7, 2019
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As I tried to follow Jesus’ teachings and open myself to His power, I noticed I began to change.”

Ian was in and out of prison for over a decade before he began to take his faith seriously. But now he’s learned to trust God. Read more.

October 7, 2019
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Student Art from Our Fall/Winter 2019 Art Book

Twice a year, we publish a collection of student artwork. This is some of the art from the Fall / Winter 2019 issue. Read more.

September 5, 2019
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Crossroads Courses Helped Cameron Grow Spiritually

Other prisoners noticed how often Cameron got "outside mail" as a Crossroads student — and being a Christian became Cameron's identity in more ways than one. Read more.

August 20, 2019

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Studying the Bible with Crossroads has made me kind, humble, happy, loving, and caring towards others.”

Like many of our students, Arnold knew the Lord before he was sent to prison. But his time in prison has sharpened his faith, and thanks to the mentors at Crossroads, he knows the Lord is with him. Read more.

July 24, 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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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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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