Tag Archives: Love

Love Problems

Most of the people who contact Global Media Outreach:  http://www.godlife.com/)  are hurting.  It doesn’t matter where they live in this world; most are hurting because of love problems. “Pray for my marriage.”  “Pray that my husband will come home.”  “Pray … Continue reading

Posted in DOCTRINE, GLOBAL MEDIA OUTREACH, HERE & THERE, Love & Romance, PRAYER WORKS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

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

Posted in COLLEGE CAMPUS, Love & Romance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

My Second-Best Decision

My decision to surrender my life to Jesus Christ was the best decision of my life. My second-best decision was five years later.  It was the decision to commit to spending five minutes a day reading and meditating on the Bible. … Continue reading

Posted in DOCTRINE, PRAYER WORKS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

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

Posted in DOCTRINE, JAIL & COUNTY JUVENILE FACILITY, PEOPLE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

You Came to Me in Jail

One day while shopping in a popular chain store I noticed a sales clerk looking at me and smiling.  Later, I moved a few aisles over and there she was again—looking my way and smiling. Finally she came up and … Continue reading

Posted in HERE & THERE, JAIL & COUNTY JUVENILE FACILITY, PEOPLE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

OCD – My Child?

Our friend’s five-year-old daughter began exhibiting signs of obsessive compulsive behavior–OCD.  The mother consulted her Christian pediatrician who told her to put a stop to it—now! The problem? The little girl would hop on her left foot instead of walking … Continue reading

Posted in DOCTRINE, PEOPLE, RAISING KIDS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Incarcerated Teen Surrenders to Jesus

An incarcerated teen was eager to surrender his life to Jesus.  Once he did, he began to change. He shared that he felt “peace” and just a good feeling about his future. I noticed he quickly cleaned up his language … Continue reading

Posted in JAIL & COUNTY JUVENILE FACILITY | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

No Touch Policy

I’ve discovered that different jails have different rules for Bible study facilitators. Our jail has a “no touch” policy. That means absolutely no hugs or handshakes. One day while clothes shopping I saw a former inmate who had been in … Continue reading

Posted in BEACH, HERE & THERE, JAIL & COUNTY JUVENILE FACILITY | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Sin—Not Allowed in Heaven

One night at the juvenile hall, I was talking to the boys about sin:  “We are all sinners. The one thing not allowed in heaven is sin. So everywhere we go, everyone we see up and down the street, EVERYONE … Continue reading

Posted in DOCTRINE, JAIL & COUNTY JUVENILE FACILITY | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Ask Forgiveness

Years ago I offended my friend Elizabeth.  In truth,  I betrayed her confidence.  She was so hurt by my action that our friendship ended. I pushed the guilt to the back of my mind.  It would not be a problem avoiding … Continue reading

Posted in DOCTRINE, Love & Romance, PEOPLE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments