As darkness set in, Takila saw lions in the distance.
In the moonlight Takila could see the lions’ eyes glowing. Then he said to the lions, “Are you the guardian angels I asked God to send to protect me?”
After long days of bouncing over bumpy, dusty roads in the wagon, the Andersons arrived at the land the local chief had given to the Adventist Church on which to start a school.
Mbali is in the second grade at Riverside Adventist School. Her family is not Adventist, but her mother wanted her to study in a Christian school that teaches in English.
Valerie walked slowly toward her classroom, tears streaming down her face. Her best friend walked with her as her classmates ran ahead so they wouldn’t be late for class.
I just keep telling them Bible stories, even if there’s only one boy who comes to hear them.
When Jordan heard his brother running after him, crying, he didn’t ride faster to escape.
I went under the water, but prayed that God would save me.
“I wish you’d stop asking me to go to those meetings!” Yvonne said at last. “I’ve told you I think they are boring and stupid and I don’t want to go.”
Yvonne’s friend Salohy wouldn’t stop inviting Yvonne to come to some church meetings until Yvonne finally agreed to come.
She learned that someday soon, Jesus is coming back.
This coming year, 2016, marks the 130th anniversary of the first mission project of the Seventh-day Adventist Church—raising funds to build a missionary boat, the Pitcairn.
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