One of my tasks in my refocussed life with my husband living with Parkinson’s Disease has been enjoying time on the porch with Vern. We live in a neighborhood of 200 lovely townhouse units, and as neighbors we gathered in spring to clean up the debris of litter that winter had blown about our boulevards and ditches. It was a gift to see care for our world renew the nature around us.
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On Feb 6th, 2023, people in Turkey and Syria were struck with a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake, destroying buildings and eventually killing over 50,000 people.Read the full story
The Honourable David C. Onley, former Crossroads and YES TV board member, passed to his eternal reward
Crossroads and YES TV celebrate the life of the Honourable David C. Onley, former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, and former Crossroads and YES TV Board Member, who passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2023, at the age of 72.Read the full story
In our last update, we were so excited to share that we have received over $300,000 worth of Christmas gift! Well, the giving continued until November 5th and our total donation of products came to $552,000 in value, which is almost double what we had anticipated. The warehouse at Canadian Bible Society was packed to the rafters and three skids high in some places!Read the full story
A special 100 Huntley Street Telecast, “Prepare Him Room”, to feature special guests, Christmas inspired worship, and stories to help more people encounter God’s love, airing on YES TV and intothecastle.com.Read the full story
Cristina Baker went viral on TikTok by posting 60-second prayers, which inspired her to share her story in her new book “Hope in 60 Seconds: Encountering the God of the Impossible.”Read the full story
This month has been extremely profound. I sat glued to my computer and watched reporters in Rome cover the historic exchange between Pope Francis and Indigenous delegates from across Turtle Island (North America). Although the official apology was long-overdue, Indigenous trailblazers continued to communicate ‘it’s never too late to do the right thing’. The Pope’s detailed apology was another milestone on this collective path to reconciliation.Read the full story
Did you know that when you empower a woman, you empower her entire family and surrounding community as well? Research shows that women reinvest up to 90% of their earnings back into their households and manage it toward nutrition, food, healthcare, school, and income-generating activities.Read the full story
For close to a decade or so, I kept my little family of four well-planned with soccer practices, swimming lessons, youth groups, summer camps, movie nights, and birthday parties. In March 2020, all that changed. Thanks to a global pandemic, most of our “plans” went out the window.Read the full story
Everyone wants to belong. To feel as though you don’t belong is embarrassing, humiliating, and over time can become devastating. When conversations about family arise in Christian circles, some people feel excluded if they aren’t married, have 2.5 kids, and drive a minivan!Read the full story
Thanks to partners like you, we get to hear amazing stories all the time, like the ones shared below. Crossroads would like to share some of the praise reports, each month, to show how God has been working through the many programs your financial blessing supports.Read the full story