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Leaving the American Sector
Dr. Clyde Cook, the late president of Biola University said; “I was hooked from the first page and couldn’t put it down.” Leaving The American Sector will inspire you to live your life for God and make a difference in this world for Christ.
Jeff and Paula’s breath-taking story takes you on a journey behind the Iron Curtain and later across Siberia. From getting caught at Checkpoint Charlie to preaching across Siberia to Kamchatka, Jeff takes you on a wild ride in this amazing book.
In 1978 at 21 years of age, Jeff Thompson left southern California as a missionary and moved to Vienna, Austria. He spent much time in Berlin with persecuted believers crossing Checkpoint Charlie to bring God’s word to those who didn’t own a bible. Both Jeff and his wife Paula had learned German in school without knowing that one day they would need this language skill on the mission field.
You feel like you are right there on the border as guards slowly inspect your vehicle. For almost 12 years they risked their safety travelling across hostile borders.