Meet the Leader

MEET TABITHA

MEET TABITHA

Tabitha loves the Bible and loves children, but when faced with the daunting reality of nearly three million orphans in her nation, she lacked the vision to make a difference. Little did she know, God had BIG plans to use Tabitha's love for the Word to make history in Kenya.

NEW LIFE FOR LOUIS

NEW LIFE FOR LOUIS

My father abandoned my family when I was just a year old. After years living in anger and confusion, I finally hit rock bottom. When I found myself in a dark and lonely prison cell, I knew something had to change...

MEET MARIA

MEET MARIA

When Maria's church was ready to send their first missionary, all eyes were on her. But when the cost seemed too high for a woman with so little, she had to choose faith or fear. Check out Maria's bold response to God's call and the incredible story of how He came through just in time.

YOUR STORY MATTERS

YOUR STORY MATTERS

We share our stories not to be praised, but so others may praise the One who wrote it. Will you make your story known?

Submit the story of how God has transformed your life to ILI so others may join in glorifying our great God!

PARENTS PAVING THE WAY FOR GLOBAL IMPACT

PARENTS PAVING THE WAY FOR GLOBAL IMPACT

When Norival's parents asked him and wife, Cristina, to join them in Paraguay, they were unaware of the seed that had been planted for God's plan just five days earlier! Check out how his parents helped pave the way for their life in missions. 

FROM BILLY GRAHAM TO PETER PEREIRA

FROM BILLY GRAHAM TO PETER PEREIRA

Has there been an unexpected event in your life that sparked a deeper passion for Christ? Find out how God's plan for Peter Pereria's life in leadership was set in motion. 

FOLLOWING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF BROTHER JACK

FOLLOWING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF BROTHER JACK

Have you had an influential person in your life? Someone that helped pave the way for your spiritual walk? See how Brother Jack influenced one of ILI's International Directors, Jimmy.  

THE CHALLENGE THAT CHANGED OUR LIVES

THE CHALLENGE THAT CHANGED OUR LIVES

When an eight-hour bus ride leads to a challenge to dedicate your life to the Great Commission, amazing things can happen! Read how Wes and Joy Griffin, co-founders of ILI, were inspired by Mr. James Poole!

RIGHT WHERE I NEED TO BE

RIGHT WHERE I NEED TO BE

Staring out at the poor remnants of a terrorist attack, John and his team set to work to provide relief. They never could have imagined how God would use their efforts to change the lives of four men.

PUTTING GOD FIRST

PUTTING GOD FIRST

After the end of a severely unhealthy relationship, Olga began to wonder why God even allowed that season in her life. When she was introduced to couple who kept God at the center of their marriage, it all became clear...

"DECISIONES" FACING YOUTH

"DECISIONES" FACING YOUTH

My heart sunk when ILI leaders came to my high school to talk to us about the consequences of pornography consumption. There was a silence and seriousness I had never felt with my classmates, and in a strange way, it was unifying. Now my life is on a different path. I'm not going back.

INTIMACY WITH GOD RESTORED MY MARRIAGE

INTIMACY WITH GOD RESTORED MY MARRIAGE

When God restores our relationship with Him, He also heals the relationship with the most important person on earth, our spouse.

MERCIFUL REDEEMER

MERCIFUL REDEEMER

Lying amidst a splattering of corn, beans, and rotting cabbage, wrapped in a smudged blue towel, was a baby boy. That’s when Andrew told me to call Anne.

HOPE FOR TODAY

HOPE FOR TODAY

After a short-term mission trip to India, Peter questioned who would tell those who haven't heard the Gospel in India. God's answer to him was simple... "You will."

I NEED NO DOCTOR. I AM CHANGED.

I NEED NO DOCTOR. I AM CHANGED.

As an 18 year old, Timothy was determined to change his nation for Christ. But when it seemed he had failed, the God who never fails came through in ways he never imagined.

I WAS BLIND, BUT NOW I SEE

I WAS BLIND, BUT NOW I SEE

Blind for 20 years, one Kenyan man found himself desperate for healing. But when instructed not to listen to Christians healing in the name of Jesus, he had a choice to make.

SERVING IN THE SLUMS OF BRAZIL

SERVING IN THE SLUMS OF BRAZIL

Dennis Downing has been serving the Lord in Recife, Brazil for 30 years. In this episode, Dennis talks about his call to ministry and what life looks like in the slums of Brazil.

THE URGENCY OF SPREADING THE GOSPEL

THE URGENCY OF SPREADING THE GOSPEL

After the passing of a friend, Martin realized he may have been the man's only chance to learn about Jesus. See how Martin learned the urgency of spreading the Gospel and how he lives it out in his life.

MEET SAMSON

MEET SAMSON

Sitting in a prison cell, Samson finally felt God's conviction. But when he didn't find himself worthy to pray, God's favor met him on his knees.

MEET RONI

MEET RONI

As a young adult, Roni struggled to find direction for her life; but after attending an ILI History Makers Journey, she now refuses to live randomly. Check out how God empowered this bold young woman to be the visionary leader He has called her to be!