Whew! My wife and I have finally joined PWP—not Parents Without Partners but Parents Without Payments. Earlier this month son John, like his three sisters before him, received the A.B. from Wheaton College. Our not-large immediate family has managed to span the nation, with branches in California, Michigan, Illinois, Massachusetts, and Virginia.
Many readers will be interested in this issue’s fact-filled article on evangelism in the Soviet Union. God is at work there, and churches are bearing their witness to Christ’s saving power. We should pray for our suffering brothers in Christ in the U.S.S.R.
Some time ago we wrote against Bible smuggling behind the Iron Curtain, and the response shows that we touched a tender nerve. Some readers missed the point, however. We said and we insist that God’s work must be done God’s way to obtain God’s blessing. It is wrong for a believer to sign a stipulation saying he has no literature with him if he is hiding Bibles in his baggage or on his person. To do this is to break God’s law, which is a far different cry from breaking Caesar’s law for the sake of conscience and being willing to pay any consequent penalty.
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