Called to China, Recalled to Life: Safely Home

I recently had the privilege of witnessing the baptism of eight souls at my brother’s church, his daughter being one of those who were baptized. At that service, two young university students from China were also baptized. It was very moving to hear them give their testimonies, as they remarked that it was clear that God had brought them here to the United States – not simply to attend school – but so that they would meet the Lord Jesus Christ and become Christians. One made the comment that accepting Christ was not something they took lightly. It is certain they will face challenges when they return home to China with their new faith. The testimony of these two young men reminded me once again of a compelling and inspiring novel I read last year,

safelyhomeSafely Home by Randy Alcorn

“China is my place of service. It is the battlefield where Li Quan has been dispatched as Yesu’s soldier. But this is not my home. Heaven is my home, my true country. I know that now. But it was a hard lesson to learn.”

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