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December 08, 2015

7:33 PM - Where Are America's Pastor Heroes?

Or should I say are there any? The following is a bit of history I never knew about. This is the story of a mega-church in then communist Poland, but this pastor and his church stood for righteousness and not political correctness. It happened 26 years ago this month. It's the story of how one person can make a huge difference for good. And it's the story of the Christian's duty of civil disobedience in an anti-christian government.

How One Pastor and His Church Brought Down a Communist Dictator


How many of you know the story of Laszlo Tokes, a Protestant pastor who in December 1989 stood up to the Romanian communist despot Nicolae Ceausescu and sparked a people’s revolution that freed Romania from a tyranny the equal of the Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin?

In the spring of 1989, while other Soviet satellites were challenging their communist leaders, Romania remained in the iron grip of the totalitarian Ceausescu regime. Few dared to speak out against “President” Ceausescu and his Stalinist secret police, the Securitate.

A notable exception was 37-year-old Laszlo Tokes, the assistant pastor of the Hungarian Reformed Church in the Transylvanian town of Timisoara. Part of his sermons were simple but arresting: “We do not have to support the dictatorship and the dictator Ceausescu.” No one else had dared utter such a public challenge.

Ordered to stop preaching, Tokes refused.

This is his story.

Read here
http://blogs.thegospelcoalition.org/trevinwax/2009/12/22/how-a-reformed-church-overthrew-communism-in-romania/

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