Inside Story: Show Me Your Church, part 2

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Roger asked his pastor to visit his school and explain what Adventists believe and why the congregations in the Republic of the Congo met in houses, sheds, and covered courtyards. The next day Roger struggled to listen in class while the pastor and the field president met with the school director. The meeting seemed to … [Click to read more …]

Inside Story: Show Me Your Church, Part 1

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Roger’s stomach tightened as he waited to see the director of his school. I will stay true to God, no matter what this man decides. Roger was in his final year of secondary school. Soon he would take the national exams that would grant-or deny-him the right to pursue higher education. Roger had taken the exams … [Click to read more …]

Inside Story: Facing the Challenge

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Sandy and Yolande love working as Global Mission pioneers in the western highlands of Madagascar. The couple learned their new dialect while working in the fields with the villagers among whom they live. Sammy helped the people plant and harvest their crops, and Yolande braided the women’s hair. Then the couple invited their new friends … [Click to read more …]