August 2022

August 2022

The Tentmaker’s Story Goes OnMy first contact with Irshad (not his real name) was the Sabbath morning a fellow church member handed me a slip of paper scribbled with a name and number.  “This man might be interested in spiritual things,” my friend commented.  I felt compelled to make contact immediately. It only took a few minutes of my first visit in Irshad’s…

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July 2022

I’m An Ambassador TooWe had been two weeks without water because of broken pipes in our neighborhood.  Washing from a bucket had become our way of life, though not a convenient way.   I had little desire to dress up and attend a special government reception.  But one of our sisters in faith is assistant…

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Story Shorts – June 22

The Rest of the Story A recent Communique’ told of a Creation Health discussion in a closed country where one young man challenged the idea of forgiveness. “When you’ve been offended, revenge is the only answer,” he argued. To respond, the facilitator led the class through several real-life stories before the group finally agreed forgiveness is always the better way. The facilitator shares the…

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Beyond the Detours

Dave slips quietly into the small apartment where a worshipping group has gathered on a Sabbath morning in a closed country in MENA.  He isn’t a young man, but he’s a very young Seventh-day Adventist Christian.  He isn’t carrying a Bible because he left home that morning with the explanation to Zehra, his young, non-Christian…

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We Need This So Much

A Hope Channel Viewer Moves From Devotion to Sharing I come from a religious family where I was taught to be proud of my faith.  Even though most of the people in my country don’t know how to read or write, I was fortunate that my family made sure I had a good education. By…

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