|Thursday July 30, 1987, started out as just another hot summer day in Ellensburg, Washington, a town of about fifteen thousand souls in a picturesque valley a hundred miles east of Seattle.
One year ago, Steve Johnson, with his wife, Pam, and their two small children, Brian (6) and Theresa (2 1/2), had been called here to pastor the First Baptist Church.
They were in the process of moving into their newly purchased "fixer-upper" home when Theresa was abducted from the front porch by an emotionally disturbed young man. Brian sounded the alarm and Steve and Pam immediately began a desperate search through the neighborhood, shouting Theresa’s name. Soon the police and many others responding to the 911 call joined in the search.
Heaven also has a 911 line. Many people from several local churches were dialing that number.
A firestorm of prayer began to rise. Continued >>>