24 results for author: Robert Griffioen


The Miracle 21 Campaign

Is Jesus calling you to "take up your mat and walk?"Judy Griffioen has suffered with an intensive neurological condition (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome) for four years.  CRPS brought some significant life changes and a truckload of intensive pain into Judy’s life.  The neurological pain travels throughout her body, attacking her nerve sheaths and making life a huge challenge.  What has got her through this is her deep faith in God.  She is also deeply grateful for the team of medical experts God has placed in her life.One thing Judy loves is running.  For her, running is a total release. When she runs, she worships God and finds it is her ...

A VALENTINE’S PRAYER

It’s Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2022. To some it may feel like we are caught between a rock and a hard place.  In a world full of turmoil, COVID related mandates and protests, threats of war (Russia-Ukraine) and big questions about the future, this day brings a special reminder that love matters. And it matters hugely! An excellent prayer reminding us about God’s love come from from Ephesians 3:14-21. In this passage, the Apostle Paul helps us remember the grounds of our faith and the cause for hope for the future: “For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named, that ...

Despite Another Coup, Never Give Up Hope

Pray that God will keep these boys and many others in His hands! (originally posted in February 2021) A few short weeks ago we penned the words: "Against the tightening restrictions and COVID-19 breakouts seemingly not slowing down, we nonetheless hope for good things to happen in 2021. Political tensions are in the news every day. The Good News, is that despite this chaos, God is still on the throne. Not only this, He cares for us." This truth will never change, even though on February 1, 2021, the Myanmar military seized power in a coup against the democratically elected government. While this website is not a political platfo...

Goal Reached!

GREAT NEWS! OUR GOAL OF $7,000 CAD ($5400 US) HAS BEEN REACHED! Thank you to all of you who together have helped us reach this goal! We don't want to short-cut others who still may wish to give to this campaign. $7,000 covers the basic refuge costs for 24 children for 3 months, and it is a HUGE help at this point in time. If you still wish to GIVE to this vital cause, it will help us provide refuge beyond the three months. To donate by cheque, please make it out to "GNI Ministries" (address below) and put "UNCOUNTABLE GRACE" in the memo line. To give by credit card, click on one of these links: CANADA LINK TO GIVE TO THE MINISTRY ...

Be Encouraged!

With the pandemic and political messes going on - that there is precious little good news to be found these days.   Some two thousand years ago, things weren't much better.  However, it was at that point in time that God reached down into our lives to make things better.  Jesus said: “The Spirit of the Lord is on me,because he has anointed meto proclaim good news to the poor.He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisonersand recovery of sight for the blind,to set the oppressed free,to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor” (Luke 4:18-19, NIV). We are grateful to have ministry aimed to bring Good News to the poor and ...