Stories

Taking Respect ME into prison


Since October our team in Wales have been taking Respect ME lessons into a prison in South Wales. This is the first time these lessons have been taken into this prison. We’ve delivered lessons covering topics including self-esteem and bullying.

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Message Academy: Seeing young people come to Jesus


Our Message Academy students are currently two months into their year of being trained and equipped for the front line of mission. One of these students shares a short testimony of how she’s seen God at work through one of her mission placements…

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Eden Hexham: Growing Disciples


The Eden Hexham team started work on their estate in the North East of England at the start of 2018. Spending their days pouring the love of Jesus into their community, the team have seen God move in incredible ways. Rachel, team leader, shares a recent story from their community…

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Emma’s Story


From 10 years of being addicted to heroin, Emma shares how God has transformed her life, rebuilt her family and given her a new hope through Eden and the local church.

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A renewed call to evangelism


Working in partnership with the Luis Palau Association, Hope, the Evangelical Alliance and many other like-minded ministries and organisations, we’re gearing up for Advance 2020 – a year of intentional evangelism across our country and beyond.

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Taking Enterprise To The Next Level


Cape Town is never too far from international headlines at the moment as crime and gangsterism grips whole communities. At times it seems bleak but head to Gangstar Café in Mowbray and there you’ll hear stories of hope that go against what the media says. Every barista you meet has broken free from a life of crime and found a new life in Christ.

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Come As You Are?


Are we preaching a middle-class gospel? Natalie Williams, author of The Myth of the Undeserving Poor, challenges us to focus on helping people to be like Jesus, not to be like ourselves.

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15 years of prisons ministry


It’s been 15 years since I joined The Message as a Prisons Outreach Worker. I always thought I’d stick around for no more than five years, but here I am! I’d never stepped foot inside a prison before and to be honest I was a little apprehensive. I believed that I’d clearly heard from God […]

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