by Reagan Hoezee
Mission Network News
Vinanti pleaded with her gods to grant her a child. Months passed without answer, and she began to doubt her gods’ power and goodness. She lost weight and sunk into a deep depression.
The answer Vinanti was searching for came in the form of a pamphlet. She met a few women from a Gospel for Asia Women’s Fellowship team, and they handed her a booklet about Jesus. They then explained to her the love of Jesus and invited her to their church. But Vinanti had her doubts.
“Even though I listened to the Word of God, I could not make any decision whether I should attend the church or not,” Vinanti says, according to an article by GFA. “I was in great confusion and in a great dilemma.”
After a few days on the fence, Vinanti picked up one of the booklets she had received, titled “The Heart of Raju.” Inside, she discovered the hope she needed. She ended up attending church that Sunday, and immediately experienced God’s love.
“During the worship service, I saw all the believers joyfully worshiping the Lord in one accord,” Vinanti remembers. “When the pastor shared the Word of God, it penetrated my heart...”