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Part VI: The Deportation

Nearly a month after being arrested, interrogated, and processed for sharing God’s Word among China’s truly unreached, and refusing to turn in my teammates (enabling them to escape), my deportation day had finally come. Waving Goodbye The police had told…

Part V: The Final Expedition

As I counted down the days until my Final Expedition into the foothills of Tibet (on a Saturday night), I had time to pray and ponder the many amazing blessings we had already experienced during this difficult season. Besides being…

Part IV: The Aftermath

Despite my exhaustion, sleep was not easy to come by, not only because the sun was already shining, but also because I knew the phone might ring, or there could be a knock on the door, at any moment… Well,…

Part III: The Escape

“Pray for us..that we may be delivered from wicked and evil men. For not all have faith.” The offending officer at the end of chapter two also happened to be very knowledgeable of other religions, including Christianity. For instance, at…

Part II: The Interrogation

“Come this way”, I was told. “We’re gonna have to ask you some questions.” As I was being led into a nondescript single story building at the back of the large police complex, I felt my first twinge of real…

Part I: The Arrest

Double Quarantine When I originally began this series (late April, 2020) we had been on “lockdown” along with the rest of Peru for a month and a half. However, I had also been personally locked out of my adopted homeland…

Peruvian Primavera

As Autumn approaches up north, Spring has sprung south of the Equator. But the climate of spiritual oppression remains quite entrenched in both regions. For instance, public church gatherings (here in Peru) are still officially forbidden, although there are rumors…