Justus Walker as russian farmer

It's always amazing how people move from one country to another in pursuit for something but money and fame.

Some come to Russia with religious mission to eventually find themselves new and changed.
Yesterday friends told me about Justus Walker who lives near Krasnoyarsk (I bet you've never heard of it) and produces mozzarella cheese as a farmer with his family.

Justus has quite a fan club on youtube (27k followers) and many "friends" within his Russian social network profile as he repeatedly has been filmed for federal news channel.

The family tells more about their history on the website. I will cite some things here:

David and June Walker answered the call of the Lord in 1993, selling their possessions and moving, with their four children to Riga Latvia where they studied Russian, preparing to work in Siberia.
In 1994 the Walker family found themselves in Krasnoyarsk, a city of a million people located in central Siberia.

David had always felt that the family's mission would be to minister in rural areas that had never yet heard the Gospel or had a Church. So in the fall of 1994 David and his two older children, Mycah and Justus, made several "scouting trips" to various towns and villages. By September they had discovered the town of Oseenavy Mees, in the Boguchany region north of Krasnoyarsk.

The next six years were spent in ministering in Oseenavy and the surrounding towns and villages. The ministry then included pastoring the small church in Oseenavy, feeding and housing needy children, helping with adoptions, assisting in the importing of humanitarian aid, teaching English, setting up youth camps and other youth outreach programs and assisting in setting up other churches in the area.

In the year 2000 the Walker family returned to the US this time to stay. Justus, however, felt led of the Lord to return to Russia and continue the ministry.

Now, personally I am atheistic person (neither do I eat mozzarella nor dairy at all) but I admire the ability to sell things, move to unknown land and do things you truly believe in. Nice job, Justus and his folks.

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