On a warm spring night in the year 1996, high in the mountains overlooking Provo, Utah, a man lay awake in his bed. He tossed and turned for hours. A voice was speaking to him.
And the voice said something like, “Arise from your bed and go to Istanbul. I and my people need you there.” In the words of the Psalmist, “deep called out to deep,” for it had to be the deep of God calling out to the depths of that man’s heart.
Richard Wilkins went to his boss, the dean of the Brigham Young University School of Law, and said, “There is a U.N. conference in Istanbul, and I think I am supposed be there.”
The dean asked him why he was supposed to go. Wilkins said, “I don’t really...READ MORE