Tagged: early members

A Nation Open to the Spirit of God

  By Hanna Lotterie, former Missionary to Africa Beginning in 1975, Hanna Lotterie (née Reinbold) spent 25 years as a missionary and national messiah in various African countries. Here we present a brief testimony from her hope-inspiring work in the Republic of Congo in the mid-1990s.   During the years 1992 to 1996,...

Encountering True Kindness

  By Stephan Schmid Stephan Schmid joined our church in Austria in the late 1960s. Later, other members of his family also joined. Here he describes how, one day, his whole family met True Parents during one of True Parents’ global speaking tours.   In 2005, True Parents visited cities around the world...

A Chance Encounter with True Parents

  By Robert Spiegl In 1981, I was working with Peter Koch Candles in Germany as a sales representative. True Parents were then in Europe and were travelling around Germany. At that time, we sometimes heard nice stories about members meeting True Parents. In my heart I imagined what it would be like...