This is a hilarious story that happened during an attempt of a zealous “born again” Christian to “save” some nominal Greek Orthodox villagers in Kefallinia island. The result was tragicomic. It demonstrates the fallacy of popular evangelical belief in the instant “salvation” of a sinner, as a “free gift”, by faith in the blood of Jesus. It is all based on misinterpretation of Scriptures due to the innate desire of man to get an afterlife free insurance for heaven.
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About the Author
Maria Seferou was born in Dendron, a small village of Peloponnese in Greece, during the Second World War. She studied Civil Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens, and she had a successful career as a professional Civil Engineer - the first 10 years in Greece and the next 10 years in England. Just before the age of 40 she started searching for God and deeper meaning in her life. Consequently, she joined the local Charismatic Church in Harrow Middlesex, England, where slowly but steadily she experienced an inner transformation that completely changed her personality and outlook on life. Gradually she was feeling the desire to return to Greece. It took her two more years to find the courage to give up her job and step by faith into the unknown. She returned to Greece at the end of 1984, and in 1985 she had already published her first book. Ever since she has written several more books on Christian, social, economic, political and philosophical issues, which are available on her blog: http://seferou-ebooks.blogspot.gr/ When her country started falling into a deep economic and humanitarian crisis, about the end of 2007, she felt the need and the duty for more direct and immediate communication with her fellow Greeks. So she set up another blog where she uploads articles on hot issues of the day, trying, as it were, to expose the roots of the problems and suggest common sense solutions, being aware, though, that she is but another voice in the wilderness…