Monthly Archives: August 2015

Fellowship on the Beach

Sunday at the beach we met a precious young family who stopped at our Bible Table on their way to fish off the pier. This happy group chatted awhile. Then Fran told her husband to go ahead with the older children … Continue reading

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Why Are You So Different?

It was March and cheerleading was over.  In just three months my young friend Annie would graduate high school with honors. Meanwhile, she landed a part-time waitressing job that would keep her in spending money until she left for the … Continue reading

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Church on Cruise Ship Flopped!

Dan and I were blessed to take a Mediterranean cruise. Unlike other cruise lines, this one did not offer a church service.  So I prayed and then went to see the cruise director. I offered to conduct an interdenominational service … Continue reading

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What if YOU Were God?

She was angry when she stopped at our Bible table at the beach.  She looked about 20 and was yelling as she approached:  “This is wrong!  You should not be permitted to be here!   It’s wrong when one group … Continue reading

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How Do We Reach Out in Love?

A friend told me she grew up in a home that didn’t know God. The only time she was ever inside a church was for a wedding or funeral. Consequently, churches were mysterious and intimidating. After she married she noticed her … Continue reading

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Be Careful Little Eyes What You See

I gave my kids a warning when they were young:  I told them that someday they might be reading a book. Or perhaps they’ll be in a movie theater with friends.  Suddenly they may realize that what they are reading … Continue reading

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Teen Can’t Read

I first met Monica when she was 16 and incarcerated for the eighth time. She told me she had multiple problems for which she took an abundance of medication. She said she had ADD—Attention Deficit Disorder.  She claimed she could … Continue reading

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If America Falls

Nisha is a woman in India who writes via Global Media Outreach. She is growing in her Christian faith, but she is fearful: “We have always thought of America as strong and good. The world has looked to America to … Continue reading

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I Want to Come Back

Monique is a Caribbean teen I’ve been mentoring via Global Media Outreach. She began writing ten months ago, several times a week.  She’s intelligent, writes well and asks profound questions, which led me to believe she was an older teen. … Continue reading

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Please Hug Them

I cannot remember a time of more universal tragedy and confusion as in the past 12 months. Nor do I see its end in sight! As an online missionary with Global Media Outreach,  I receive daily emails from people worldwide … Continue reading

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