Inside Story: The Noisy Neighbor
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 by Bobby Wagh Raju heard the singing coming from the neighbor’s house and turned his music up as loud as possible. Sometimes he could still hear the singing, and he shouted abuses at the little group of Adventist believers who worshipped next door.1 Other neighbors avoided confronting Raju about his actions. They left the troublesome … [Click to read more …]

Inside Story: The Obstinate Professor
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Jony Ernesto Jony Ernesto lives in Angola, a country in southwestern Africa. He is studying to become a teacher. He attends a government university where classes are held Monday through Saturday. Jony and the other Adventist students at the school simply skipped classes that are scheduled on Sabbaths. And when their exams are scheduled for … [Click to read more …]

Inside Story: Raquel’s New Church
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Raquel is 10 years old. She lives with her family along the Amazon River in northern Brazil. Raquel’s family doesn’t attend church, but Raquel sometimes attended church with her cousin on Sundays. One Sunday evening Raquel’s cousin didn’t come to take her to church. Disappointed, Raquel wandered outside. She heard people singing in the Adventist … [Click to read more …]

Inside Story: Determined to Serve
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Enkhchimeg Enkhbaatar Eggie’s family wasn’t religious, but when a classmate in secondary school invited her to attend church with her, Eggie agreed to go. She knew that her parents didn’t mind, for her mother had told her that worshipping God was a good thing. Her friend’s church was a small group of 20 or 30 … [Click to read more …]

Inside Story: Through the Children
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How does a group of believers carry on its ministry when they have no place to meet outside of their worship hour? The Portuguese-speaking group of believers in Brussels, Belgium, is small, but growing. It started as a Global Mission project, and it’s growing larger and stronger as it reaches out to the Portuguese-speaking community … [Click to read more …]