Welcoming the Stranger

Welcoming the Stranger

Hi, my name is Lara Boghos and I am the manager of Silas Hill, transitional housing of The Peoples Church. Before taking on the role of the manager of the house, I was a volunteer and I was part of the leadership team since the beginning of the house which was in...
Alisha

Alisha

I never imagined I would go back to the brothel of my own free will. It was two years since I had been rescued from the dark world. It took most of that time to begin recovering from the horror I had been sold into as a little girl. It was the only life I knew, Until...
Enrica

Enrica

Toronto, Ontario I was born and raised in Hong Kong. I moved here when I was 15 with my twin sister and my mother. I grew up in a Buddhist Family Everyday my mom would ask us to kneel down in front of a Buddha statue, on an altar in the center of our house, and every...
Darius

Darius

My name is Darius. A year and a half ago, my wife and I started attending The Peoples Church. Now I’m a part of the choir. On April 28th, I was reading after 11 pm. Normally I’m not awake at 11. But something told me, “Read some more”. So I was reading and then there...
Heather

Heather

TORONTO, ONTARIO My world before Christ was extremely dark. Wherever I looked, whenever I was trying to find some hope, there really wasn’t any. I started to drink a lot and do some drugs—and the alcohol seemed to help me get through my day. It just got to the point...