Monthly Archives: August 2017

Muslim Student from Senegal

We were on a crowded train in France when I found an empty seat next to a university student from Senegal. He ignored me until I said, “Bonjour!” I then offered him a “Good News” comic book in French. He … Continue reading

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Teen Wants to Become a Father

I was having Bible study with a group of incarcerated teens when one 16-year-old asked if he could speak with me privately after we finished. Later he told me he is considering getting a girl pregnant. He wanted my opinion, … Continue reading

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Baby Steps

A few years ago a schoolteacher in our fellowship retired.  He said he wanted to serve God in some way.  Could I make a suggestion? Certainly! There were many opportunities for ministering to inmates at the local jail.  Or, perhaps … Continue reading

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Restless People

 “You have made us for yourself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it rests in you.”       St. Augustine of Hippo, 400 AD Remember my friend Martha who was not interested in attending Bible study?  She said … Continue reading

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I Don’t Believe in God!

I invited a friend to Bible study.  She didn’t hesitate in her reply:  “I’m sorry, but I don’t believe in God. If God does exist, I don’t believe I should be accountable to Him.  If I’m wrong, then I’m willing … Continue reading

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Pray Through My Medium

A sick friend asked me to pray for her.  However,  there was a condition involved. She wanted me to pray through her therapist who was a  medium. I replied, “But I already have a medium!  Jesus Christ said, ‘I am … Continue reading

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Cohabit or Marry?

Many couples today prefer to cohabit rather than marry. Yet there are some who want to obey God and do what is right. One young man said, “If I don’t think of a girl as a girlfriend, then I’m not … Continue reading

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