Sakar had difficult questions, finding some answers but even more questions, like “He who wishes to keep his life will lose it, but if you lose your life for my sake, you’ll find life eternal”. But how do you do it?
Over the years, we in the Twelve Tribes have sometimes faced questions about the raising of our children. “Indeed, all who desire to live godly lives in Messiah will be persecuted, while evil men and imposters go from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived.” 2 Tim 3:12-13
Let’s look back to 21 years ago in East Germany. In January 1989, the president of East Germany, Erich Honecker, said, “The wall in Berlin will stay another hundred years!” At that time, Michael Gorbachev was the president of USSR (Russia), and he brought a completely new direction. He saw that the system of Communism was breaking down, and he wanted to change things. He wanted to work together
with the citizens.
Growing up, I’ve always felt “without roots”, with a thirst for identity and a place to belong. Questions resonated within me: “Why do I exist? Who am I?” Even though my parents did their best to raise me, they somehow failed to answer these deep questions about life, so I set out to find answers my own way.