Hope for Heidi
Heidi had been a carefree eleven-year-old bustling around and skipping off to school. Suddenly she was flat on her back in the hospital, unable to move her legs. But Heidi chose not to despair. Instead, she found hope for the future and joy for each day by trusting God and serving others.
Fatherless is the story of the author’s wife Larissa and her mother as they grew up in Ukraine in the waning years of communism. This story vividly portrays the pain and bondage of a life of sin. It also points to the One who can free us from that bondage— the God in heaven who is a Father to all who seek Him, even the fatherless.
Why are so few of our neighbors joining our Anabaptist churches? Are we not passionately reaching out to them with the Gospel, or are they becoming increasingly indifferent? Does the problem lie with us or with them? To better understand our neighbors and learn how to reach out to them, the author reviews some of the calls received by Christian Aid Ministries’ Billboard Evangelism program.