MISSION STORY: Sha Tor's Addiction

In a faraway Hmong village in Laos, I met an 11-year-old girl named Sha Tor. While other kids were always on social media and phones, Sha Tor was captivated by something special - the godpod. The godpod, made by MegaVoice International, and was distributed by Adventist World Radio. Our missionary Sulad Xayvong brought one for the family.



The godpod wasn't just any player. It held the Bible in different languages and more. Sha Tor’s godpod has the Hmong language in it. It ran on sunlight, not electricity, making it unique.


Sha Tor is so addicted to the family’s godpod. She brings it with her when she helps on their farm, washing their clothes in the creek and fetching water, and even in bed. It always stays with her all the time. It brought her so much joy and peace. Her parents and two sisters complained, “We couldn't use it anymore.”


Sha Tor's addiction to the godpod teaches us something important. It shows that we should care more about spiritual things than just phones or social media. As we go through life's ups and downs, let's remember how important it is to take care of our hearts and spirits. Let's not get hooked on things that only bring temporary happiness. Instead, let's focus on heavenly things.


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    Amanda (Wednesday, 20 March 2024 23:41)

    GODPOD, how wonderful. Praise God, I pray that we all will get hooked on to God and stay close to Him