Mission Stories 16MAY2020

For a miracle to happen, sometimes all we have to do is ask.

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.” ~Matthew 7:7 (NKJV)

Living in the Hospital

By Andrew McChesney, Adventist Mission

Tomasz (Tom) Karauda
Photo credit: Andrew McChesney

Tom was a very sick 5-year-old boy in Poland.

Medical doctors couldn’t understand why the boy with blue eyes and black hair couldn’t seem to recover from pneumonia. He coughed, suffered a fever, and complained of chest pains.

Tom stayed in the hospital for a while. When he felt better, he went home. But then the cough, fever, and chest pains returned, and he went back to the hospital. He was hospitalized 15 times in one year.

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Watch and Hear Tomasz Karauda Sing and Play the Piano

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Love and compassion can be quite contagious, as demonstrated in the next story.

Atheist Shares Christ

By Andrew McChesney, Adventist Mission

Rittaa – Photo credit Andrew McChesney/Adams

Esko was 63 and ill when he showed up at Piikkiö Seventh-day Adventist Church in southwestern Finland.

“I don’t need the food,” he told food pantry director Riitta-Liisa Peltonen as he picked out vegetables, meat, and bread. “It’s for my friends.”

Riitta-Liisa looked tenderly at the obese man. The odor of sweat and unwashed clothes clung to him. He suffered severe liver problems after years of hard drinking. His eyes were kind.

“Are you a Christian?” Riitta-Liisa asked.

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Riitta-Liisa Peltonen / Adventist Mission Quarterlies YouTube

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