Monthly Archives: May 2015

From Prostitution To Jesus

My friend Anita is a beautiful and godly woman.  She and her husband are leaders in their church.  They love the Lord Jesus and are quick to obey Him when it comes to serving others.  Anita is a singer and … Continue reading

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Divorce: What the Bible Says

Clearly God hates divorce (Malachi 2:16).  “Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate” (Matt 19:6).   In Matthew 19:9 Jesus said,  “I tell you that anyone who divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another woman commits … Continue reading

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Why Stay in an Unhappy Marriage?

Recently I overheard a Christian man make this shocking statement:  “Why would anyone stay in an unhappy marriage? Life is short! Get a divorce and move on!” How could a follower of Jesus say such a thing?  I listened from … Continue reading

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Rebellion, Drugs, Then Jesus

My friend Jessica has an amazing story.  Raised in a Christian home with a mother who faithfully prayed for her, Jessica had a rebellious spirit and a drug addiction. Her disobedience often resulted in trouble. One day she prayed asking God … Continue reading

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Seven Seconds of Boldness

I once heard that “Seven seconds of boldness can change a life.”  I think about that phrase often, especially when I see an opportunity. A few days before Easter I took some invitations for Easter Sunday Church to hand out … Continue reading

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Inmate No Longer Fearful

There was a precious 22-year-old in my Bible study at the county jail.  Kimberly was unusually attractive, with the look of fresh innocence.  She rarely smiled, but I was drawn to her sweet spirit. She came faithfully every week for … Continue reading

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Singing in the Caribbean

On another island in the Caribbean I became acquainted with a clerk at the reception desk of a hotel. It being Sunday, I asked him about the churches on his island—I believe we were on Granada that day. He said … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Talking to Someone! We Need to Pray!

The best part about traveling is meeting the people.  We were blessed with a cruise to the Caribbean. Whenever we went ashore I brought my tracts with me. I began engaging people in the shops and on the streets by … Continue reading

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Jungle Doctors

This was the first time on the mission field for medical doctors, Mitch and Sue. They had brought along their small children to live in this remote jungle serving tribal people. It was the end of their first week when … Continue reading

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Cursing Girls Respond to God

Five incarcerated teenage girls walked into Bible study cursing and acting disrespectful. I smiled, picked up my guitar and began playing.  They picked up the song sheets and slowly began singing along—songs of praise and worship. A few minutes later I … Continue reading

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