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Once a nation known for drug cartels and violence, today Colombians are experiencing a new chapter in their historybut they still need to accept the gospel of Christ's grace and rebuild their country upon the Word of God to experience lasting transformation.

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Canadian Gideons were invited back to Colombia in May 2015 to bring God's Word and to share the Good News of the gospel with people living in the capital city of Bogotá. Pray today for over 10,000 Colombians who responded positively to the offer of salvation and accepted a free New Testament.

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Young Colombians Turning the World Upside Down

Young Colombians Turning the World Upside Down

Enthusiastic teenagers are addicted to sharing the Good News in their city—and it’s contagious!Read More

Camilo: 17-year-old drug addict turns evangelist

Camilo: 17-year-old drug addict turns evangelist

One month ago, Camilo Alvarado was living as a drug addict. The child of divorced parents and a dropout from his business administration college program, Camilo’s life was a mess.Read More

Instant 180

Instant 180

What does it look like when someone’s life is changed on the spot? Here are five stories of immediate transformation from the streets of Bogota.Read More

A Catalyst for the Gospel in Colombia

A Catalyst for the Gospel in Colombia

A fire has been lit within the local churches in Bogota. People of all ages are sharing the gospel in their city. Read More

Welcoming the Wounded

Welcoming the Wounded

How people who’ve been hurt by the church are finding healingRead More

Discovering Blessed Assurance

Discovering Blessed Assurance

Colombian Catholics are realizing it’s not about the good works or the rosary beads—it’s all about JesusRead More

A Divine Coffee Time

A Divine Coffee Time

My favourite account of our Colombian trip is not from when I spoke in front of thousands, but when I could barely speak in front of one.Read More

God of Miracles

God of Miracles

Two rows in the van had been removed to accommodate 47 boxes of Scriptures. Our destination: a large maximum-security prison housing 4,500 inmates, the largest prison in Colombia.Read More

From Interrogation to Transformation

From Interrogation to Transformation

Nearly every student and teacher accepted a copy of the Spanish/English New Testament offered at three elementary/secondary schools. Responses were consistently overwhelming, with a majority receiving Christ. But one tense incident stood out above the rest.Read More

Light Shines in Prison

Light Shines in Prison

Normally off limits to visitors, Glenda and I requested to visit the prison. Christ’s love touched every prisoner that day and each one prayed to receive Him. In a place devoid of love and light, the message of grace flooded those dark cell rooms. Read More


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