Tag Archives: Christ

Teens & Jesus at the County Fair

Last month I was a volunteer storyteller in the Little Red Schoolhouse at the county fair.   My job was to tell children the story of Jesus.  What fun! The LRS, a ministry of Child Evangelism Fellowship, was positioned near the … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning & Another Cruise Ship

It was a Princess Cruise.  As I’d done in the past, I approached the cruise director asking permission to lead an interdenominational Bible study. He was enthusiastic! He said I could do it Sunday morning and he would give me … Continue reading

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The Fifth Commandment – or Who Cares!

We trained our kids NOT to say “I don’t care!” or “Who cares!”  If they uttered either of these phrases they were asking for trouble. Both comments are disrespectful and dishonoring, especially to parents.  The Fifth Commandment says to “Honor … Continue reading

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The Third Commandment

The Third Commandment tells us not to take the Lord’s name in vain. People can dishonor God by their actions—doing something in the name of God with wrong motives.  But I believe this commandment is speaking specifically to the way … Continue reading

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The Sign of the Cross and the Holy Spirit

Many incarcerated minors call themselves Catholic, even though they may be unchurched. They are proud to show their tattoos of rosary beads, the Virgin Mary or the crucifix. They are quick to make the sign of the cross when we … Continue reading

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Incarcerated Again?

The boys at the juvenile hall were painting decorations for an art competition. I was disappointed to see  Juan back again.  When he saw me he said he couldn’t stop painting or he’d fall behind.  A few seconds later he was … Continue reading

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Jesus Transforms Psychiatric Inmate

Remember Rosemary from the medical unit at the jail?  Her psychiatric symptoms diminished shortly after she surrendered her life to Jesus.  She was then transferred to a regular unit. During her first few weeks in jail she was concerned her … Continue reading

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Big Brian—The Gentle Giant

Brian was big—yet I knew he was gentle. At 17, he began sharing his new faith with the other incarcerated teens. Sometimes because of his size, the younger ones felt compelled to agree with him. One night he was waiting … Continue reading

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Man Down! Lock Down!

There were eight incarcerated minors attending my Bible study, when the nurse arrived to distribute medication. Two of my guys excused themselves to take pills and quickly returned. Big Brian was seated next to me. Ten minutes after taking his … Continue reading

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Satan, Author of Every Curse

Recently, as an online missionary for Global Media Outreach, I received the following letter from a contact in India: Dear K,  Someone put on me a spell of black magic to harm my life. I have been facing health problems … Continue reading

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