Category Archives: Other Religions

Muslim Goes to Mecca

While traveling in Southeast Asia I was seated on the plane next to Miriam, a woman dressed in full Muslim apparel. Only her face and hands were exposed. She told me she was on her way to Mecca in Saudi Arabia! … 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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It’s in the Bible? It MUST Be True!

I was 15-years-old when I noticed a truck parked on the street with a large Bible verse written across the side.  It said, “There is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.  1 Timothy 2:5.” … Continue reading

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Escape from North Korea

Her feet barely touched the dirt road as she fled for her life.  But  Po  suddenly stopped in her tracks.  Her eyes widened, staring at the rushing, icy river separating her life of slavery in North Korea and the Chinese … 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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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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Dealing with Fear

Today I ran into Sue at the Farmers’ Market.  Years ago we were close friends but we slowly drifted apart.  I remember 25-years ago sharing with her how Christ had changed my life.  She was mildly curious, but not interested … Continue reading

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Former Muslim Wants to Talk

We were visiting with several Muslim friends when Miriam,  a medical doctor, came up. She took me by the arm and whispered in my ear, “Can we talk?” We walked to another room and sat down.  She began, “You may … 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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