TAKING A STAND FOR FAITH & FREEDOM
Michael Furchert grew up behind the Berlin Wall and brings an inspiring message of hope, faith and freedom to America. Throughout Nazi Germany, World War II and Communism, his family overcame great odds to follow Christ under totalitarian regimes refusing to let life’s circumstances keep them down. As a student Michael took part in the Peaceful Revolution of the East German churches that brought down the Berlin Wall.
Traveling across the country, Michael shares his family’s incredible story of trials and triumph and his nation’s dramatic history of raising from oppression to liberty. He challenges audiences of all ages to take a stand for their faith and freedom, to trust in God’s promises to overcome and to live out the Gospel in ways that will impact lives, transform societies and even change history.
Michael’s Latest Article in Decision Magazine
“The police started to beat and arrest people. Secret agents infiltrated the crowds to incite violence. They wanted someone to throw a rock or overturn a car—anything to give the military a reason to open fire. Again and again, church leaders called upon people to resist aggression and to pray for peace. One lady kneeling on the street in prayer arose and put a flower into the muzzle of a gun…”