Mission Stories 19DEC2020

For I was hungry and you wouldn’t feed me; thirsty, and you wouldn’t give me anything to drink; a stranger, and you refused me hospitality; naked, and you wouldn’t clothe me; sick, and in prison, and you didn’t visit me.’
~Jesus, Matthew 25:42-43

Learning to Love

Anjleena Singh disliked pastors from the age of 14.
Anjleena, 25, at the Seventh-day Adventist School in Varanasi, India

By Andrew McChesney

Anjleena Singh decided that she didn’t like pastors when she was 14 years old.

That year, Mother fell ill and was whisked off to a far-away hospital to be treated for a serious kidney and gallbladder infection. Father stayed with Mother at the hospital, leaving Anjleena at home with her 10-year-old brother, Roshan, in their home city of Gorakhpur. The children went to school on their own, and neighbors fed them.

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“If anyone causes one of these little ones—those who believe in me—to stumble, it would be better for them to have a large millstone hung around their neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea."
~Jesus, Matthew 18:6

Sweet Pain

Sixteen-year-old Marilyn Kamei had two options: take the exam on Sabbath or be forced to repeat a whole year in school.
Marilyn Kamei, 16

By Dhormo Kamei

Marilyn studied at a Seventh-day Adventist school, so she never had any problems keeping the Sabbath. But she had to take final exams at a government exam center off campus. When she went to sign up for the exams, she learned that one exam could only be taken on Sabbath.

Marilyn didn’t know what to do.

A sympathetic teacher at the government exam center had a solution. She suggested that Marilyn leave church for a few minutes on Sabbath morning and come to the government exam center. She could write her name on the exam paper and then return to church.

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Rishon and his family were moving from the big city to a small house on a mountainside. Rishon had many toys, and his mom and dad needed to talk with him about getting rid of some of them in a creative way.

Via Adventist Mission on Facebook:

From church leaders in Mexico: how to color the printable mission bank. More information about the mission bank: adventistmission.org/offering-bank.


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