Category Archives: Love & Romance

God Rewards Obedience

As an online missionary for Global Media Outreach (www.godlife.com),  I received a letter from a dear woman in a developing country.  She wrote: “The Lord is awesome! I want you to know that your work is not in vain. You … Continue reading

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Should Newlyweds Tithe?

Brian’s story:  “When we were newlyweds, the thought of getting a full-time job and supporting a wife was frightening.  I was a Christian, yet I was unsure about tithing 10% of our gross income.  My wife and I prayed about it and … Continue reading

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Unmarried & Pregnant

A young couple who faithfully attended our college campus Bible study came to me privately: She was pregnant. I had mentored Jaime for two years. Her love for God and His Word were strong. I was disappointed with the news, … Continue reading

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Tell me: Is This Sin?

Alabama, a 15-year-old girl in an African country wrote via http://www.globalmediaoutreach.com/.  “Dear Kathleen, ‘Please tell me: Is this sin?’ “There is this white guy in my class. I admire him so much that each time I look at him,  I … 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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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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How Far Can We Go and Not Sin?

John from Kentucky sent an email via Global Media Outreach:  www.globalmediaoutreach.com His question: “My girlfriend and I are Christians and we want to wait until marriage for sex.  How far can we go and not sin?  We are both 16.” … 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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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 Timothy, who … Continue reading

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It’s Not Easy Being a Single Mom

I was shopping for a gift from a wedding registry. The sales clerk was most helpful. She actually invited me into her office while she ordered the gift for me. I complimented her on her beautiful tan. She explained she’s … Continue reading

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