God At The Intersection

God At The Intersection

I wearily read the message on my phone:  I want you to meet some of my friends. My husband and I had had a busy week and had just finished Sabbath worship at the home church we attend.  It was a hot day and we really wanted to get home.  I replied to our friend…

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Lord, Send Me

Sara is on a faith walk.  She remembers her excitement when, as soon registration opened for the new school year, she filled out and delivered her application for the fall semester at Middle East University (MEU) as a freshman theology major.  It was a dream come true.  However, two weeks into the new school year…

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God Is The Contractor

The task before me appeared impossible. I knew there was no way I could manage the remodeling of a facility that needed to be ready in three weeks to house a new Center of Influence in one of the largest cities of the Middle East. I was new in the area, I didn’t know the…

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He’s Blessed Me Too

I have always felt hopeless; my life has not been easy.  I’ve heard people talk about how good God is.  I knew they could say so because He was helping them and making them successful and happy.  However, I was blind to see His hand working for me.  I felt my life would never change.…

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A TENTMAKER’S LIFE:  A Sabbath-keeping soccer goalie witnesses in the Middle East

“Most of the people around me live for money, but I decided to live for God!” Asim*, the goalie of his city’s team in a closed country of MENA, testifies that he plays to honor God. It’s affected his income though. At the time he joined the team he was the only Adventist in the…

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Better Glimpses of God

Hazim didn’t appear to be a likely candidate to study the Bible.  In 2018, he was pursuing a university degree in Islamic studies in a closed country in MENA because he wanted to gain a deeper understanding of what he believed.  Kamel, who was serving on a team of Middle East University (MEU) theology students doing…

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Coffee Friends

Acting on the Spirit’s simplest suggestions I was stepping out of a patient’s room when a young lady came out of the room next door and stopped me, “Miss, can I ask you a question?” She seemed very apologetic as she tugged at her tight black scarf. “Can I have some coffee?” Obviously, she wasn’t the…

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Story Shorts – Dec 21

If I Can See Jesus A university student writes asking for special prayer for a friend. “I’ve been studying the Bible with a friend who told me, ‘If I can see Jesus in a dream inviting me to follow Him, I will know He is by my side and I would have the courage to stand against…

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Story Shorts – Jan 7 Feb 22

Running for a Book The store owner was delighted to learn that a group of young people were selling uplifting materials in his community. He purchased a four-book set that included Patriarchs and Prophets and Acts of the Apostles. The canvasser left his office and headed down the street, lighthearted and rejoicing. This was a good day! But within…

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Story Shorts – March 22

More Information Please A frontline worker shares the story of a friend of their family who had often been in their home. At times she had joined them in Bible discussions and had even prayed with them, so she knew they were Christians. One day she told them she had been looking for a group that would teach the closest…

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