Stories from the Crossroads

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

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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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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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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
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Looking back, I can see the hand of God at work in all aspects of my life.”

As Dennis follows the Lord, he learns that God has been involved in his life all along — and that God's plan is good. Read more.

January 22, 2019
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I praise the Lord each time I think of each of you, and I pray the Lord will meet you now — whatever is going on in your life.”

One of our students sends our mentors a thank you note — and a request for prayer. Read more.

December 14, 2018

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Photos from Our 2018 Christmas Gala

Over 250 guests joined us for this year's Christmas gala at Carmen's Banquet Hall in Hamilton. We couldn't be more thankful to those who came. We'd like to especially thank Cody Bates for his keynote speech, and Siegfried Tepper for blessing us musically. Read more.

December 4, 2018
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I was praying for a shorter sentence. It never came, but I realized that God is with me.”

Jordan was suicidal in prison — until he was given a Bible. Read about the transformative change in his life that he experienced after encountering Jesus. Read more.

November 23, 2018
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Artwork from our 2019 student calendar

Our second annual calendar, filled with artwork from our students, is now on its way to prisoners all over the country. We wanted to share the artwork with you here. Read more.

November 16, 2018
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A Blessing and a Challenge

In the President's Letter from our September 2018 newsletter, Crossroads Canada's president, Martie van Niekerk, blesses those involved in the ministry and challenges them for the next year. Read more.

November 1, 2018
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Fatherhood, God, and Prison

For many people like Miles, the word "father" evokes painful memories. But now Miles knows that he has a loving Heavenly Father — one who has "an unfailing love." Read more.

October 25, 2018
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Cody Bates is coming to Crossroads

Cody Bates is joining us for our Christmas fundraiser on Friday, November 30th to tell us his story of transformation: from drug dealer and gang member, to becoming the hands and feet of Jesus. Read more.

October 10, 2018