By |2017-10-01T04:17:52-07:00October 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on THE CHALLENGE OF THE END TIMES

Our Attitude Towards Natural Disasters As early as the 1960s Mother Basilea had drawn our attention to the growing frequency of natural disasters. She saw them as preliminary events. Over the years she sounded the call to repentance. Above all, she prayed, encouraging believers to do the same and to prepare their hearts in the light of impending judgment (see Matthew 24). When in 1995 a flood hit one of our foreign branches, swamping part of their property, she helped us to find the right perspective. This proved to be a key experience for us in view of catastrophes that have since affected various parts of the world — or are yet to come. At that time she shared with us  : “Many natural disasters are coming upon our world. Any moment they may strike…What we are seeing at this time [...]