Category Archives: BEACH

Beach Bible Table

Why is Good Friday Good?

It was Easter week and I was fishing off the pier with our eight-year-old grandson. We untangled the lines, baited the hooks, then sat on the bench to wait for a catch.  I’m thinking to myself, “This is going to … Continue reading

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A Man Sitting on the Sand

I was walking on the beach and met a man sitting on the sand with his baby.  Juan was waiting for his wife and kids while they played in the surf. I admired his baby and then visited with him … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Dying

A middle-aged man approached our Bible table at the beach. Said his name was Raymundo and he’d noticed our PRAYER sign. “Would you pray for my mother?  She’s dying of cancer.” I asked, “Does she have a faith background?”   … Continue reading

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A Man’s Love for His Wife

It has been said that a man’s love for his wife can be seen in his tenderness toward her. We were sitting by the lake enjoying the surrounding beauty.  Nearby was a young family with four children. The dad was … 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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I’m in a Deep Depression

Two bubbly college girls were working with us at our Bible table on the beach promenade. We were questioning the wisdom of coming on such a cold day,  when two 20-year-old guys stopped by. The girls engaged them by giving … Continue reading

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Sharing Jesus on the Pier

What fun!  Sally and I decided to share Jesus as we walked along the beach promenade and out on the pier.  The sun was shining and there were lots of people strolling or fishing.  Our big pockets were bulging with … Continue reading

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People Might Recognize Me!

I invited a friend to work with us at our Bible table on the beach promenade. She said, “I’ve thought about it, but people might recognize me and I’d feel uncomfortable.” Wow! Now there’s an honest answer! I thought to … Continue reading

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Muslim: Pray for Us!

New Year’s Day afternoon was beautiful and sunny at the beach. Walkers, surfers and tourists crowded the promenade and kept us busy most of the afternoon. A group of Muslim women stopped for prayer. “We saw your sign that says … Continue reading

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15-year-old Needs Big Sister

She wore no makeup, yet this 19-year-old college student from the big city was a striking beauty.  Elaina was a tourist who stopped by our Bible table at the beach and liked what we were doing. We talked at length and … Continue reading

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