Only Jesus

I am overwhelmed by the love of Jesus. Forgiven and free He changed my life. All John 8:32 and Keith Green stuff. We live in challenging times… I had an interesting discussion with Neil, Darcy and Brenda at the One Life office at Chilliwack Baptist Church this month. The recent increases in the cost of […]

Guess We Die a Fool

By Rob Wall Sigmund Freud wrote: “Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.” James 1:27 says, “Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from […]

His Provision Continues

The story of One Life One Chance Ministries started 23 years ago with a simple trip to Baja California. It was born in the discovery every person has ever experienced on a missions trip…a new worldview. For us, it was a progression of things, but I will never forget a sign that led to a […]

Complete Unity

John 17:23 “May they be brought to complete unity to let the world know that you sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me.” (Jesus Christ) As we focus on bringing the Pastors together to build unity through prayer meetings, building projects and joint outreaches, I am seeing that they need […]

Building Community

One Life One Chance is an amazing organization! Even through the short time I was able to be in Mexico this past March, helping in the kitchen around the base, I could feel that I was being included in something huge. This ministry is changing lives faster than any of us probably realize. They work […]

When It Rains

It happens so very few times, but when it rains here in San Quintin, it rains. The wind howls, the trees bend, the sky turns dark, and the streets flood. Though the ground is so thirsty for water and we know that in the long run this rain is a blessing, for many people in […]

The Flood

Last week, as our team in Mexico served families affected by flooding due to heavy rains at the beginning of January, they met Irma and her mother. Irma has been housebound since the flood, as she has limited mobility due to Spinal Bifita. She has experienced much hardship because of her special needs. One of […]


Sometimes God really opens the floodgates. The last half of November was one of those times, in a good way. So much was accomplished, so many new connections were made, and so much of our ministry moved forward that it’s hard to believe it all occurred in two weeks. Progress on the House of Refuge […]

Loving Is So Worth It

“I have loved you, my people, with an everlasting love. With unfailing love I have drawn you to myself.” Jeremiah 31:3. There was a continual theme throughout the whole summer that I found myself constantly musing over; loving is so worth it. I had asked God to use me—to show me where I could be […]

A Big Thank You

CNN has their Heros, One Life One Chance has theirs. We would like to send a huge thank you to the team that did work on the House of Refuge last week. John Frede, Chris Les, Rawlyn Thiessen, Andrew Fralick, Tom Hildebrand and Dale Thaler went way above and beyond, working through some challenging circumstances […]