Mission Stories 13FEB2021

No School on Sabbath

By Andrew McChesney, Adventist Mission

Kamila had a big problem when she started eighth grade in Bishkek, capital of Kyrgyzstan. Up until then, classes had only been from Monday to Friday. But the public school required that all eighth graders study six days a week — from Monday to Saturday.

Kamila and her mother went to the pastor to ask for help. Mother, who was deaf and mute, used her hands to explain the situation through sign language to Kamila. Then Kamila spoke to the pastor.

“Let’s pray about it,” the pastor said.

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Skipping School for Church

By Andrew McChesney, Adventist Mission

Eleven-year-old Yelena was walking home from school in Dmitrovgrad, Russia, on a Saturday afternoon when she suddenly remembered that she used to go to church on Saturday.

She hadn’t thought about church for a long time, and she wasn’t sure why she was thinking about church now. But an unusual desire welled up in her heart to go to church. She called Mother on her cell phone.

“Mother, remember we used to go to church on Sabbath?” she said. “Can I go there now?”

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