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My Simply Mobilizing Conference Story: Caleb

Caleb Gbinigie /Tuesday, December 19, 2023


To be honest, I had no real reason to go to the Simply Mobilizing Global Conference, but I’m very glad that I did.

Before the conference, I had no previous experience with Simply Mobilizing (SM) and had never even heard of the organization. I was invited to go to the conference by my mother, who had taken the Kairos course and wanted to get involved with SM. I know everything happens for a reason, so I came into the conference looking to be led by God, with an open mind, eager to discover the reason he wanted me there.

The conference had a big impact on me in multiple ways.

  • It was great to learn about SM and all the good work that is being done around the world through the organization.
  • I was introduced to all these different resources such as Kairos, The Unfinished Story for Youth, Empowered to Influence etc., which can help me on my walk with God.
  • While there, I was able to form meaningful connections with people within Canada and from around the world who share that same passion for mobilizing and living a life on mission with God.

I always had an interest in mobilizing, but now I have the tools, connections, and knowledge to truly do it.

Throughout the conference, God was telling me that this was where he wanted me and that I needed to get involved in SM. I have now become a facilitator to help launch “The Unfinished Story for Youth” course in Canada.

Personally, it was also a good reminder that God is always in control and that he has a plan for everything. Coming into the conference, I must admit I was nervous because I didn’t know why I was there, I didn’t know anyone there, and I was one of the youngest people there. I would use my experience as a reminder to anyone to just walk through faith with God even if you don’t know what will happen.

Overall, the conference was such a lovely experience, and if I could do it all over again, I would!

Hi, my name is Caleb Gbinigie. I was born in the UK but moved to Canada when I was a child. I love to play sports, listen to music and travel. 


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