The latest from Stories

Meet Sven and Maria

Student turns LIFT into her birthday party

On Friday 22 September Message Wales hosted LIFT, a youth outreach event held each term. Mike Thomas, Eden Bus Manager for Wales, shares his favourite story from the night.

Today's prayer point

Today is our staff prayer day - a day of prayer, worship and sharing stories as we spend time together in God’s presence. Pray that the team will be encouraged and for a powerful time of prayer.

Eden Rhydyfelin: ‘I know that God loves me now’

On Friday 22 September Message Wales hosted LIFT, a youth outreach event that is held each term. Heather Ryan, Eden Rhydyfelin team leader, shares her highlight of the night.

From the Message Academy to war-torn Sierra Leone

James Koroma, Academy 2013-14 graduate, grew up in Sierra Leone, a country still reeling from civil war and where 80% of the population live in extreme poverty. The Message is now supporting him as he returns to share the gospel. 

Intentionally Incarnational

In this special extract from Eden’s Unfinished, John Craig shares his story.

Finding Family: Joe’s amazing story of transformation

After years trapped in a cycle of drugs and crime, Joe had lost everything, even his family. But after finding Christ in prison, he is now completely free from addiction and has been restored to his family.

The Message and Barnabus

The Message is partnering with Barnabus, an amazing charity working hard to end homelessness in Manchester.

Eden Latchford: salvation on the doorstep

Eden Latchford team leader Andy shares how building friendships in his community leads to salvation.

‘We have snakes if you ever need them!’

Our Eden teams give so much to their communities and it’s amazing when we see these communities giving back. Eden Walsall saw such a moment only recently.

Xola’s Story

‘Christ gave me a new identity’

Steve was sentenced to 22 years in prison. He’s now out and living with a new, God-given identity

Eden Bow: celebrating change, even when it’s small

Eden team member Lou shares how God is at work in her community, even in the smallest ways

Eden Latchford – choosing love

Danielle shares the impact Eden has had on her neighbour in Latchford, Warrington

Young people coming to faith through Eden Tremorfa

Our Eden team in Tremorfa, Cardiff has seen some of the young people they work with coming to know Jesus

Meeting Pod from Eden Wheatley Park

Pod moved his family to Doncaster to plant an Eden team in Wheatley Park. We asked him about the impact joining Eden had on his family

Young people flourish through Eden in Yorkshire

The Eden Fir Vale team shares a story of salvation – seeing three young people they’ve been journeying with choose Jesus

Nathan’s story: first steps on a journey of discipleship

After years of bullying Nathan suffered from anxiety and self-harm. But his life was transformed when he met Jesus through the Higher Tour in 2016

Andy’s review of 2016

Andy looks back at the highs and lows of 2016 – a year full of amazing surprises and many salvations

Overcoming to enable others

John Williams has overcome incredible obstacles in his own life, which led him to launch Enable, our latest creative mission team, helping children and young people with complex needs.

Transforming hope

Ruth, who works in our Mess Café is a wonderful example of how God can completely restore someone’s life from a point of despair in prison, to being given back all that they lost including their family.