David Barker has always loved the Bible, but talking with students in the former communist state of Georgia during the time of perestroika gave him newfound appreciation for his favorite book. After David expressed enthusiasm about sharing something that had been forbidden to his audience for more than 70 years, the students replied, Forbidden? "If we are forbidden to keep or read the Bible," they said, "that is enough to make us do so!" A Christian Science practitioner from Barnstaple, England, David tackles the subject of fear in the Bible in this month's issue (p.
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