Sunday, October 07, 2007

How Are The Families of Martyred Christians Faring in Turkey Since The Malatya Murders ?

Last Sunday night on the way home from church services, a sad little voice came from the back seat of the car.

“Mommy, I miss my Daddy so much. Can’t Jesus bring him back to us?”

Her mother sighed, and then turned from the front seat to explain gently once more to her 6-year-old daughter, “Esther, Jesus decided to take Daddy to heaven, to be with Him. So we have to wait until Jesus takes us to heaven to see Daddy again.”

The little girl thought for a few seconds and then declared, “Well, if Daddy isn’t coming back, then I want to go to heaven too!”

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Anonymous said...

This just breaks my heart. I desparately want to do something for this family. I've made a donation to Turkish World Outreach (TWO) - is there anything else I can do?

Celal Birader said...