New Olympian Club in Vermont

The following paragraph is copied from an email of a New Olympian Club Leader in Vermont: “We are seriously blessed through this ministry. We are loving every second of it! So many are involved. A year ago I did not think that it was possible for this church to be doing ministry like this on a weekly basis. People were …

Testimony Worksheet Leads to Salvation

On December 11th I was teaching a group of students about the importance of being prepared to share your testimony. Part of the lesson involved each student completing a Testimony Worksheet. After youth group was over, one of the girls approached me and confessed that although she had grown up in Christian home, she realized that she didn’t have a …

Our Labor is Not in Vain

I visited Bethel Baptist in Monetta SC, on Sunday September 27, 2015. I was excited to learn that 15 children have made a profession in Christ in the last 3 months. And that a lady who made a profession of faith at our Fascar rally in the spring was bringing her son to Word of Life. Our labor is not …

From Tragedy to Salvation

I met a girl through a mutual friend just a few weeks ago. I could tell right away that she was disabled- she walked with a limp and has no use of her left arm. I learned that about 5 years ago she was in a car accident where she suffered multiple strokes and was missing for 3 days, this …

“What I Hated the Most, I Needed the Most”

One of our staff had 2 of his brothers come to camp, week 7. One of the brothers didn’t want to come to camp, hated Word of Life and hated the Bible Institute. His dad made a deal with him to come by agreeing to make one of his truck payments. By Wednesday night the brother that was angry got …

The Pastor’s Daughter

A girl came to Word of Life Island for week 7. Her counselor said she was rebellious, angry and a partyer. She knew the Gospel but wanted no part of it. On Wednesday night during the campfire she began to cry and cried the entire time and was the first one up to put her stick in the fire. She …

Olivia’s Story

Olivia came to camp unsaved and talked to her counselor about salvation all week. Her major hurdle was that she couldn’t believe that a loving God would actually allow people to go to hell. Her counselors dialogued with her all week and the talks were calm and thoughtful ones, but Olivia wouldn’t make a decision. On Saturday morning, 15 minutes …

Silva’s Journey

I and my family came to the USA during WWII when I was 8 years old. When I was a teen I lived in N.Y. and had three girl friends of three different faiths, so I wanted to know which one was the true religion. A few years later I moved to Chicago, and a friend invited me to go …