Saved in a clash between police and students

I am so grateful for the spiritual education that I got in my Sunday School. It was there that I learned about God's love, care, and protection. This has always saved and blessed my life. God is truly “my light and my salvation” (Ps. 27:1).

I'm a student at one of the universities in Jakarta, where some of my student friends were killed fighting for reformation in my country. It happened in May 1998, following the 32-year regime of our former president. All university students in the country were fighting for a government that would bring a better quality of life to the whole nation and freedom from corruption and poverty.

I joined in the fight, hoping to help establish a clean government and to improve our standard of living. Hundreds of students from my university marched toward the parliament building, but the police formed a long line to force us back and prevent us from going forward.

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Love changed my rebellion
January 1, 2000

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