Monthly Archives: February 2017

Standing before her was Jesus!

My friend Jenny looked up and standing before her was Jesus!  But wait, let me back up to the beginning. Jenny’s mother was a party girl. She had boyfriends and husbands, owned a bar and loved to drink.  Meanwhile, Jenny … Continue reading

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Baby Number Four

The couple was was expecting baby number four.  The ultrasound indicated a girl!  They already had two boys.  A second daughter would round out their family perfectly! The nursery was decorated in feminine colors and her name, Kathryn Anne, was … Continue reading

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God’s Faithfulness in the Jungle

Once a month Drs. Matt and Sarah would fly with their children to a mining village to purchase supplies. One day a well-dressed man approached them, introducing himself as Martin from the copper mine.  He was curious.  What was a … Continue reading

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Serving God in the Jungle

Medical doctors Matt and Sarah began serving God as medical missionaries when their daughter was three and their son was just a year old. They worked in a remote jungle hospital, caring for patients. In addition, they taught future health … Continue reading

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I Don’t Believe in Hell OR Satan

Jake was a 16-year-old in my Bible study at the juvenile hall. He said for weeks that he didn’t believe in hell or Satan, but he was with us on everything else. I told him that when it comes to … Continue reading

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I Know Him

My first Bible study many years ago, was in the book of John.  It so affected me, that in a matter of weeks I had surrendered my life to Jesus Christ. I still remember being all alone at my kitchen … Continue reading

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Don’t Marry Him!

I received a letter from Lissa, the 17-year-old daughter of a long-time friend. She loves the Lord Jesus and was seeking Christian advice.  She had an 18-year-old boyfriend and wanted me to convince her parents that even though they were … Continue reading

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God or Allah – What’s the Difference?

A Muslim turned away from Islam and became a follower of Jesus.  I was privileged to hear him share his life story.  Someone asked him, “What is the difference between God and Allah?” His explanation was simple.  “As a former … Continue reading

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Evangelism – Is it Important?

I was teaching a workshop on evangelism.  The first thing I wanted to do was make sure we were all on the same page.  So I asked three questions: 1.  “How many of you believe the entire Bible is the … Continue reading

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