Upon becoming a Sabbathkeeper, Branislav faced an uncertain future, especially in light of the mandatory service he was required to complete in the Yugoslavian army. What was he to do? He could not join as a noncombatant. He could not request Sabbaths off. Other young Sabbathkeepers who refused to do as the military demanded were imprisoned, beaten, tortured, and starved. He had heard the stories.
The only option was to leave the country. But how? Could he escape across the border into Italy and apply to the Italian authorities for protection? Could he leave his beloved mother and family, not knowing if he would ever see them again?
The Vacant Seat will thrill you as you read about God’s protection and His divine plan for one of His servantsBranislav Jaksica man who trusts in the Lord and has devoted his life to serving his Savior.