Monthly Archives: August 2016

Karma

While traveling in Myanmar (formerly Burma), our Buddhist guide shared that Karma was basic to his faith.  “Karma is the belief that your current station in life is a direct result of the way you lived in a previous life.” … Continue reading

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Superstition, Luck and Buddhism

We have wonderful memories from our trip to Myanmar—formerly Burma.   We not only learned about the people and the country, we also learned about their religion: Buddhism. For example, we learned that Buddhists don’t believe in a personal God!  … Continue reading

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Guitar on the Soccer Field

I enjoy playing guitar on Sunday mornings and leading the Sunday school children in worship.  I started doing this when I first came to the Lord–before our children were born.  Now I’m a grandma. A few weeks ago I began … Continue reading

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My Second-Best Decision

My decision to surrender my life to Jesus Christ was the best decision of my life. My second-best decision was five years later.  It was the decision to commit to spending five minutes a day reading and meditating on the Bible. … Continue reading

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In a Relationship

I received an email from 22-year-old John in Kenya, via Global Media Outreach, for which I am an online missionary. “I am in a relationship and I need advice on how we can live happily loving each other without limitations.” “Dear John, … Continue reading

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Elohim is Plural?

I was having a discussion with an older Jewish gentleman who was studying the Torah. He said, “I know you’re a student of the Bible.  But did you know the word for God in the Bible is Elohim—and that word … Continue reading

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Clean Up Your Language!

Often the incarcerated teens who come to Bible study will make a decision to follow Jesus. Yet they have a habit of cursing and want help in overcoming this habit.  Here is my message for them: It’s important to clean … Continue reading

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Mom, I Don’t Wanna Go to Church!

The kids and I always went to church weekly. One Sunday when Mark was 10,  he said he wanted to stay home and watch TV with Dad. I quietly said, “Go get dressed.” “But Mom, I don’t wanna go!  I … Continue reading

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“I’m Gay”

A 17-year-old told his parents, “I don’t believe in God anymore.  I no longer want to be a Christian.” His father listened and then said,  “Tell me what else is going on in your life.” “I’m gay.” That was it.  … Continue reading

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Muslim Teen & the Occult

As an online missionary with Global Media Outreach–www.godlife.com–I receive many emails from people in Muslim majority countries. Susan, 16,  has written from the Middle East for over a year.  She’s had a fascination for vampire books and movies, witchcraft and … Continue reading

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