Inside Story: Light in the Jungle, part 2
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Juan had found Christ and discovered the Sabbath while reading the Bible in his jungle home in southeastern Ecuador.

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God led him on a quest to a city several days’ journey away, where he met Adventists and asked to be baptized. But when the pastor asked him to stay in the city, Juan refused.

“I must return home and tell my family and fellow villagers,” he said. The pastor gave him bus fare to return home.

“We [...]

Inside Story: Light in the Jungle, part 1
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The teenager stepped off the bus and looked around. He had never been in a city before.

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But he had no time to gaze at the tall buildings and busy streets, for he was on a mission. But where should he go? He prayed, “God, direct me to the people who keep Your Sabbath.” Then he started walking.

He found himself in front of a theater and watched as people entered. He felt led to follow [...]

Inside Story: Serving in Small Ways
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Nora and Jorge enjoyed the fellowship and outreach activities in their

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large church home in southern Ecuador. But they wanted to do more. They prayed for a special outreach opportunity, and God called then to serve Him in a smaller way in their own neighborhood.

The family knew many of their neighbors and invited them to worship in their home. Five of their neighbors came, along with several Adventists who live nearby. The visitors enjoyed the [...]

Inside Story: For God Alone
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Jordy is 12 years old and lives in Ecuador. Although his family has suffered much, he feels that he is blessed, for his parents have shown him how to live for God alone.

His mother has a painful disease that has left her unable to walk. In spite of her pain, her love for Jesus shines through everything she does. And last year his father lost his job, so the family had no income. But they don’t blame God for their [...]