Stories from the Crossroads

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

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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
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Everything was fixed by Jesus.”

Saul’s downward spiral got worse after he lost custody of his daughter. But Jesus changed everything. Read more.

October 1, 2018
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A Mentor Meets Their Student

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to meet one of your students in person? René Kooistra, one of our board members at Crossroads, had the opportunity to meet one of his students in Alberta. Read more.

September 21, 2018
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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. Read more.

September 4, 2018
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Discovering God Within the Walls of Prison

James believed in God his whole life, but it wasn’t until his most recent incarceration that he truly found the Lord. Read more.

August 7, 2018
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Barbara prays with purpose and faith

It wasn't until she was incarcerated that Barbara learned a powerful lesson: “You never know that God is all you need until God is all you got.” Read more.

June 28, 2018