Faithful God

I never expected and never wanted to end up at the BI. I had my plans to go to nursing school and eventually become a medical missionary. God had other plans for me. He was so graciously faithful, even when I wasn’t faithful to Him. Even though I was so extremely stubborn, He cut off all of the branches that …

Camp Testimony: Forgiven, Now I Can Forgive

I can summarize my testimony like this: I came to camp because someone invited me and told me that someone was giving me a week of camp. I decided to come because I figured I could use the distraction, and honestly I thought that was all I would do at camp. My life was full of hatred and bitterness because …

Camp Testimony: An Unexpected Gift Taught Me About Love

In December I made my reservation to come to camp. The only way to get from my city to Cochabamba during this time of the year is by plane, because the roads are flooded. I saved every single penny I could to have enough money to pay for my plane ticket and pay for camp. One week before I was …

Camp Testimony: I Am a New Person

My name is Aleniz and I am from La Paz. I arrived to camp full of hatred and my life in shambles. I did not believe that a God of love existed because all I felt was bitterness and remorse towards Him for the things that had happened to me. My parents abandoned me when I was a child and …

Camp Testimony: From Hopelessness to Real Hope

My life was a disaster, I was hopeless and only thought about ending my life because I did not want to live any longer. My family was a mess as well because my mother is an alcoholic and my father left us. When I was 8 years old I decided to leave my home because I no longer wanted to …

Hope in the Midst of Despair

Last weekend I decided to attend the funeral of my step brother’s wife who had committed suicide. Their three kids were also exposed to the horrific sight. Since my step mother is catholic, she had counted on her priest to preside her daughter-in-laws’ funeral, but they informed that they don’t perform a service inĀ “such cases”. My step mom was left …