Monthly Archives: September 2016

How Can I Get God in My Life?

One Sunday afternoon at the beach a man came to our Bible table and asked, “How can I get God in my life?” I gave him the simple message of the Gospel—how Jesus came to live a sinless life so … Continue reading

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Jesus Save Me!

I  was asked to visit a very ill 90-year-old woman.  She was hard of hearing and I knew her time was short. I asked her if she knew Jesus and she yelled her reply, “No! But I’d like to!” I … Continue reading

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Nightmares in Fourth Grade

When Matt was in public school fourth grade, he began having nightmares. He said his bad dreams were about the scary stories he had to read in school!  They were not in a textbook, but were handouts that he brought … Continue reading

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Gateways to Better Education

The mission of  Gateways to Better Education’s  is to create faith-friendly public schools where students have the freedom to express their faith and learn about the importance of the Bible and Judeo-Christian history, thought, and values. They envision public schools … Continue reading

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Porn in the Auto Shop

Yesterday my car was due for an oil change.  I entered the waiting room of the auto shop and discovered the television was blaring what first appeared to be porn! It was actually an offensive talk show with a guest … Continue reading

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I’m Fearful About My Future

A young man from Indonesia wrote me through www.godlife.com .  He said he was worried and had fears about the future. I shared with him something our pastor once said: “There are three things we should never worry about: the future, … Continue reading

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Don’t Divorce!

I’ve known my young friend Jacqui since before her marriage.  She has a loving husband who is a devoted father to their children.  Jacqui is also very beautiful. She recently received a substantial inheritance, but she’s unhappy.  She claims she … Continue reading

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Sunday Fun on the Beach Promenade

Sunday our team was on the beach promenade again. What fun! We had just set up our table and Renee started playing her accordion when a man walked up. He saw our signage: “Free Books,” “God Talk,” and “Need Prayer? … Continue reading

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Astrology in Myanmar

We learned a great deal from our Buddhist guides while in Myanmar. For example, the people there don’t have family names (surnames). Their last name is the day of the week they were born.  They divide Wednesday into two days: … Continue reading

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Nirvana? Reincarnation?

Our guide in Myanmar explained that Myanmar  (formerly Burma) is the most religious Buddhist country in the world, in terms of the proportion of monks in the population and proportion of income spent on religion. A Buddhist’s ultimate spiritual goal … Continue reading

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