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ESCAPE FROM VIETNAM: THUY’S STORY

I would like to tell you a story. It’s a true story. It’s my story. Though I could never have imagined it at the time, the distressing circumstances and events that I’m about to unveil, were the unforeseen gifts that transformed me into the person that I am and the life that I’ve chosen to live. Thuy Cao's story is unforgettable. When you meet Thuy at the doors of North Pointe, on the badminton court or a snowboard slope you'd never guess his back story. That's why we're sharing it. His escape from Vietnam four decades ago, his journey to Canada and the formation of his Christian faith have the fingerprints of God all over them. Thuy is a much loved…
Bob Jones
November 20, 2016
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THUY’S STORY: PART 2

It took us the better part of a day to arrive at a refugee camp in Malaysia on the island of Pulau Bidong. It would become our home for over five months. It was here that I came to know that there was a God who was watching over every step of my life. I came to know that He is real, and that He has so much compassion for me. I discovered that God leads me into the life that He wants for me. God's Hand On My Life There were a thousand refugees who came out to welcome us to the island. The refugee population at the time was well over fifteen thousand. We thought that was a…
Bob Jones
November 20, 2016