Children of the Storm: The Autobiography of Natasha Vins

Natasha Vins finds herself caught in a country determined to bully her into denying the existence of God and embracing the State as her head. As a young, school-aged girl, she receives pressure from her teachers to give her unquestioning allegiance to the Soviet State. Since Natasha’s father is a leader in the underground church, anti-Christian sentiments dog her family’s life as well.

When Natasha’s father is forced to spend time in hiding and in prison, Natasha looks to her beloved grandmother for spiritual guidance, but in her teens Natasha reaches a spiritual crossroads. In a homeland that demands that she embrace communistic ideals and deny God, will she follow Christ into a life of poverty and hardship, or will she renounce her parents’ Christ for the opportunities and open doors which higher education has to offer?