Monthly Archives: February 2016

Teen Floats Between Group Homes

Robert is 17 and has lived in group homes since he was 11.  His mother loves him, but is unstable. His older brother committed suicide a few months ago.  He said he’d like to go home. Tears filled his eyes … Continue reading

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Keep Praying! Let’s See What God Does!

That day there were only two of us working the Bible table at the beach.  Josh is a tall, muscular young man, with a deep love for Christ. We had just finished praying for a man who had asked for … Continue reading

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Noisy Bar and Hot Dogs

There’s a popular bar in Texas.  It becomes noisy on Saturday nights with rowdy, disorderly people coming and going until the wee hours. Across the alley is a small church.  Every Saturday night at 11 PM, the men from the … Continue reading

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Your Bride is Now Your Responsibility

It had been two months since Susan and Mark’s wedding.  One day Mark found himself alone with Susan’s mom. “Mark, I’m curious. Do you ever pray for Susan?” “Sure I do. We pray together every night before bed.” “Excellent. But … Continue reading

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Beach Ministry With Music

There were six of us at the beach table, and a productive time it was! Renee brought her accordion and I had my guitar and together we praised the Lord in music. A clean-cut young father asked for prayer. He … Continue reading

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I Cannot Kill My Baby!

It was February 13 and my husband Dan and I were traveling. He dropped me off while he went to park the car. While waiting I noticed a young woman walking toward me.  She looked as if she’d been crying … Continue reading

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How Can I Make Friends?

As an online missionary for Global Media Outreach, I’ve been mentoring Susan in the Middle East, for about three years.  She’s now a university freshman.  She wrote, “I am shy and handicapped in making friendships. How exactly can I make … Continue reading

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This Man’s Schizophrenia Gone!

I met Tom while he was in the medical unit at the county jail. He had attempted suicide several times, was on medication for schizophrenia and heard voices telling him to kill himself. We met weekly, speaking through the small … Continue reading

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Surrendered Your Life to Jesus? Did it Change You?

One night at the juvenile facility I asked Francisco if he’d noticed a change since he surrendered his life to Jesus. He said, “Ever since that night I feel more relaxed.  I don’t have stress like before.  I have a … Continue reading

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