A Leap of Faith: True Stories for Young and Old by Peter James Dyck

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Why were these children trying to do something like this for the Russians? They weren't at all sure it was a good idea. "We've studied about Russia in third grade," said one boy. " Page 18 "I really care about the people in Russia," one girl replied to a neighbor woman who didn't approve of the commentaries. "God loves the Russian people," she said. "They need to have Bibles. " One skeptical neighbor, who had just finished telling one of the Locust Grove students he was a born-again Christian, was surprised by the boy's reply.

Pedro and Maria echoed in surprise. " Page 46 ''We don't understand it all ourselves yet," confessed Dr. Schmidt, "but we do know the best way to stop the disease from spreading is through cleanliness. Keep your house and clothes, your towels and linens, spotless. Take your medicine. " Pedro and Maria had listened attentively. They thought they understood what Dr. Schmidt was saying. Still they had one unanswered question: would Pedro ever be completely healed? "I certainly hope so," replied the doctor with a broad smile.

At last she said, "If he can't get training, at least he should have some books that explain the Bible. The right kind of books would help him learn how to explain the Bible clearly to the people. Then he wouldn't repeat himself all the time. " "And also show us how to apply it to our daily life here in Russia," Sasha's father added. A Meeting in England Even as Sasha was asking his questions in Karaganda, Walter Sawatsky and I, together with Archie Goldie of the Baptists, were meeting with several Russians in Brighton, England.

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