by a Pioneer in Poland
One morning our children decided to scramble eggs for us. Our son turned on the wrong burner on our electric stove top, consequently melting part of the cord to my wife's slow cooker. Such an appliance is not sold in our country, so we had to either throw it away or see if it could be repaired.
My wife and I went to an old building just outside the town center where there is a small repair shop on the second floor. As we watched the handyman take the slow cooker apart, he engaged us in conversation and became very excited to learn that we were a missionaries. He had left the Catholic church a while ago, attended a Jehovah’s Witness congregation for some time and was still left with many questions about the faith. We talked for a while and then invited him to our home the next evening. When he came, we sat and talked for a few hours. Since we were unable to answer all of his questions, he invited me to his home the next night.
Since then, I have met with him a couple of times, engaging in his favorite activities and sharing my own with him. Now that we have established a relationship with each other, I have invited him to come to our church and hear my preaching.
Please pray that he will come, and that his openness will lead him to faith in Christ. And praise God for the frustrating moments when appliances break but lives are restored.