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Frantic Police Search

Wheat Fields He was lost amongst wheat fields which stretched as far as the eye could see. Police helicopters buzzed overhead as I crawled through scorching dry corn stubble calling his name. My pleas were urgent as I knew that if the police found him he would go straight to jail.

Prodigal Returns Home

At last I spotted him, a dirty crouching bundle in the bottom of a ditch, exhausted and hungry. A runaway boy returns home and is welcomed. Dick was transformed by his two years in our community. After a spell in the Navy, he related to us how he felt that God was calling him into the Church Army. He asserted, "it serves God and man in a special way."

"Runaway Returns Home"
by Ron Meacock © 2018

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