Andrew van der Bijl, a young Dutch missionary was invited to attend a Communist Youth Festival in 1955 in Poland. In his suitcase he had a couple of Bibles meant for believers in Warsaw. What he found behind the Iron Curtain was a Church in desperate need of encouragement and Bibles. This is when God called Br Andrew, as he is now simply known, through the words of Revelation 3:2, “…be watchful and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die.” The vision was born.
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