Inside Story: A New Life
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Moses Ntekereze
courtesy of CG Office of Adventist Mission

Ten-year-old Moses stared out the airplane window at the large city below. This would be his new home. What will it be like to live in the United States? Moses wondered. Will I make friends here? Will I even be able to talk to them?

Moses Ntekerezecourtesy of CG Office of Adventist Mission

For as long as Moses could remember, his family had lived in one refugee camp after another in central Africa. His home had been a plastic tarp […]

Inside Story: It’s Fun Sharing Jesus
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Image © Janet Hyun from GoodSalt.com

Recently Joshua’s family moved from their country home into a new home in town.

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Joshua wondered how he could tell the children in his new neighborhood about his friend Jesus. When he heard that some children would be going from house to house collecting treats to celebrate Halloween, he wondered what he could do to turn this holiday that didn’t honor God into a chance to share God’s Love. Then he had an idea.

“My brother, […]

Inside Story: A Card, Garage Door and a $50 Bill
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Image © Krieg Barrie from GoodSalt.com

When Dennis Hulett stepped into the baptistery set up on the lawn of

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his new home church in Wisconsin in the United States, dozens of his new church friends watched with tears in their eyes. It had been a miraculous journey for Dennis—a journey involving an invitation card, a garage door, and a $50 bill.

Things had been rough for Dennis. He lost his job, was going through a divorce, and he felt worthless. Looking through […]

Inside Story: The Breadcasters
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Image © Stan Myers from GoodSalt.com

A boy stood on the bank of a lake tossing bread crumbs into the water.

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Small minnows and larger fish came to the surface to grab the crumbs. I thought of Ecclesiastes 11:1 which says, “Cast your bread upon the waters, for after many days you will find it again” (NIV).

The Church’s radio and television ministries are like that boy and the bread. We are “breadcasters;” we cast the Bread of Life onto the waters of the […]

Inside Story: Talking Hands
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Six children of the Jacksonville Southpoint Adventist Church in Florida wanted to share their faith with others. They attended a weekend training program for kids called “Go Fish!” and learned several fun ways to tell others about Jesus. They learned to tell stories, lead singing, and use puppets. They returned home excited about what they had learned.

“So,” their pastor asked with a smile, “How are you going to tell others about Jesus?”

The children loved learning to work with puppets, making […]