Monthly Archives: April 2017

What Can I Do to Help?

He loved her but she was suffering from an aggressive form of cancer.  “What can I do to help?  I call every day to offer my services,  but I don’t want to annoy her.” I’d been praying for Tim, who … Continue reading

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Enemies in County Jail

One night I was doing Bible study with two men in county jail who were enemies. They were in the medical unit,  as one had a broken leg and the other diabetes. They lived four cells apart.  I’d spend time … Continue reading

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Stranded in the Jungle

My husband Dan accompanied me and Dixie on a mission trip to Central America. Our purpose was to do evangelism, teach two weeks of English and hold down the fort at a Christian seminary, while the headmaster visited family in … Continue reading

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Foreign Students at the Beach

While walking on the beach I met six foreign exchange students from Taiwan.  They were taking a break from volleyball,  so I asked them a few questions about their experience in the U.S. They were having a wonderful time and … Continue reading

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Too Young for Communion?

It was Communion Sunday and again our five-year-old daughter was asking to partake of the bread and grape juice. I had put her off for months because of her age, but perhaps today it was time. After all, I reasoned: … Continue reading

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University Life

When Greg completed his second year in the university dorm,  he decided that having Christian roommates made it too easy to be a Christian.  He wanted to be more effective for Christ.  He decided that next year he would let … Continue reading

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Prisoners in Lockdown

One evening at the jail I discovered the prisoners in the women’s unit were in lockdown because of disorderly conduct. Those wanting a Bible study would not be permitted out of their cells. So I asked the guard if I … Continue reading

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University Student Finds Jesus

One November evening Alfred returned to his university apartment to discover one of his apartment-mates sitting on his bed.  He was reading Alfred’s Bible! Jeff had questions and they stayed up late discussing God and the Bible.  Alfred then invited … Continue reading

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I Can’t Forgive My Parents!

I was visiting with a sick, elderly friend. I never knew her to be a follower of Jesus,  yet she expected to go to heaven someday.  She told me the two people she did not look forward to seeing in … Continue reading

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Church at the Assisted Living Facility

I did a Sunday afternoon church service for a local assisted living facility.  Two friends came along to help. I had my guitar so we could do some simple worship songs. This establishment has some residents who are memory impaired. … Continue reading

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