176. “The Insanity Of God: A True Story Of Faith Resurrected” By Nik Ripken

176. “. . . True to form, I opened my heart to my family, then to my colleagues and partners, and then finally to the college students who had become our newly adopted family. Only a few weeks later, the students gathered in our home. I tried to provide a brief overview of my travels. But soon they were asking to hear the stories. And I began to tell them the story. I told them about D’mitry and his heart songs; I told them about Katium and her grandfather’s instructions to be faithful unto death; I told them about the deacon who when he hitched his horse to the slay to deliver food in the blizzard. I told them about the Russian pastor who had explained that persecution was like the sun coming up in the East. I told them that I was beginning to understand that persecution is normal for millions of believers around the world. . . .” ~ Nik Ripken

Erskin’s Insanity of God song: “Is He worth it?”