Stories from the Crossroads

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

Peace at 52

Trevor didn’t find peace until he found Jesus — just before returning to prison. Now he’s using this time to learn more about his faith and share his story.

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Help Us Win $10,000

We don’t often directly ask for donations, but this is a special case: From June 1 – June 30, every dollar donated to Crossroads at this link automatically earns us a chance to win a $10,000 donation from CanadaHelps!

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A Prisoner’s Letter to Jesus

Jesus, I always knew You existed. I’m a sixty-one-year-old man doing life fifteen. I’m twenty-one years in. I wish, in my younger days, when mom asked me to go to church with her, I would have gone. I always said to her, “Maybe next week,” but it never happened…

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Mark’s Story

Mark’s brief letter moved us so much that we have decided to share it verbatim. His transformation and gratitude are palpable, and we joyfully cry with him when we see this sort of change in people’s hearts.

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Mike’s Story

Mike’s story is a testament to the power of God in prison, and the life-giving joy of the Gospel.

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Chris’s Story

Chris went from Christianity to robbing banks. In prison, he reconnected with Jesus and was transformed. This is his story.

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From Safety To Trust

The first time God visited Darren*, he was fourteen years old and doing time in the Young Offenders Centre. As he sat alone in his cell preparing a noose out of a bed sheet, intent on ending his life, he heard a voice calling his name. “I got up and looked out the window expecting […]

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