Natasha's father is a leader in the underground church of the Soviet Union. When Georgi Vins is forced to spend time in hiding and in prison, Natasha looks to her beloved grandmother for spiritual guidance, but in her teens Natasha reaches a spiritual crossroads. In a homeland that demands that she embrace communisitic ideals and deny the existence of God, will she follow Christ into a life of poverty and hardship, or will she renounce her parents' Christ for the opportunities and open doors which higher education has to offer?
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 135 Vendor: Journeyforth Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.5 (inches)
ISBN: 1579248543 ISBN-13: 9781579248543 Availability: In Stock
She finds herself caught in a country filled with contradictions and determined to bully her into denying the existence of God and embracing the State as her head. Young, school-aged Natasha receives pressure from her teachers to give her unquestioning allegiance to the Soviet State. Anti-Christian sentiment dogs her family's life as well. The Vins family faces imprisonment, humiliation, court trials, and loss of jobs as part of the persecution waged by their government. In her teen years, Natasha begins to see that doors close to those who remain faithful to Christ. Now she must count the cost and decide for herself if she wants to pay the price.