Category Archives: PEOPLE

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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I Read Your Letter Over & Over

I had been married four years when I attended my first Bible study and then gave my life to Jesus Christ. He entered my life and changed it completely. I became a new person! I still remember that first week … 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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Standing before her was Jesus!

My friend Jenny looked up and standing before her was Jesus!  But wait, let me back up to the beginning. Jenny’s mother was a party girl. She had boyfriends and husbands, owned a bar and loved to drink.  Meanwhile, Jenny … Continue reading

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God’s Faithfulness in the Jungle

Once a month Drs. Matt and Sarah would fly with their children to a mining village to purchase supplies. One day a well-dressed man approached them, introducing himself as Martin from the copper mine.  He was curious.  What was a … 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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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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Talking to the Plumber About Jesus

Yesterday we had a plumber in the kitchen. I shot up an arrow prayer asking God to guide our discussion. He was friendly, said he was 35 and single. He told me about his new home—a trailer in the country … Continue reading

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Sexual Abuse

One evening after Bible study at the jail, an inmate asked if she could talk with me privately. Judy told me her 15-year-old son had experienced repeated sexual abuse by the assistant manager of an establishment where teenagers frequent.  She named … Continue reading

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Buying Fruit Trees

I purchased two fruit trees from the nursery.  Silly me—I didn’t think to ask assistance to load them into my car.  When I arrived at the car, I stood there looking at my trees, wondering how I would do this … Continue reading

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