Stories of Transformation - as people encounter Jesus Christ "The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because He has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and the recovery of sight to the blind, to release the oppressed, to proclaim the year of the Lord's favour." (Luke 4: 18-19)
What happened to this man?
Shane Taylor was once classed as Britains youngest most dangerous man, but whilst in prison his encounter with Jesus changed his life.
Unreachable? - a True Story
Darrell Tunningley's story of transformation from armed robber to church minister is inspiring. Following a powerful encounter with Jesus Christ in his prison cell, Darrell at once began to be used by God to bring transformation to others. The full story can be read in Darrell's book 'Unreachable'.
The God Who Changes Lives - In their own words, a wide variety of people tell the stories of their lives and how they have been transformed - often in dramatic circumstances - through an encounter with God. Some have been healed, some powerfully changed and others given the strength to face troubled times. Books are available in four volumes.
Jesus' compassion expressed through His people making a difference.....
Gospel for Asia - The greatest challenge for a woman in Asia today is to simply survive through a normal lifespan. From birth - and even before birth - to death, a burden of oppression follows her through all the stages of her life, threatening her very existance. However, the good news of the kingdom of God is changing the lives of many women and communities. Here are some examples
Helping to flush away poverty
Toilet Twinning - You can help make a basic difference to hundreds of people in areas where sanitation conditions are poor in Burundi.
Reaching out to meet the spiritual and physical needs of
the last, the lost and the least - Great Lakes Outreach
Hope for Burundi - Global Alpha Team from St. Leonard's in February 2012.
The Rainbow Centre in Bujumbura
Strengthening family life and building community with a focus on abandonded HIV+ babies, age newborn to two years. Details
Healing, forgiveness and reconciliation -
bringing hope to those who have been traumatised by war