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Prisoners in Lockdown

One evening at the jail I discovered the prisoners in the women’s unit were in lockdown because of disorderly conduct. Those wanting a Bible study would not be permitted out of their cells. So I asked the guard if I … Continue reading

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University Student Finds Jesus

One November evening Alfred returned to his university apartment to discover one of his apartment-mates sitting on his bed.  He was reading Alfred’s Bible! Jeff had questions and they stayed up late discussing God and the Bible.  Alfred then invited … 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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First Time In Jail

I still remember my first time inside the jail. We were not permitted to bring a handbag, car keys or mobile phone. We were wanded and then led behind the locked steel doors—then more locked steel doors, and more locked … 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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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

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Muslim Searching for Truth

Recently while traveling, I became acquainted with the manager in our hotel gift shop. He said he was a Muslim from Morocco. I asked him a few questions about his country and about his faith. He said he used to … Continue reading

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Singing in the Caribbean

On another island in the Caribbean I became acquainted with a clerk at the reception desk of a hotel. It being Sunday, I asked him about the churches on his island—I believe we were on Granada that day. He said … Continue reading

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Living Water for a Surfer

A surfer stopped by our table at the beach and I offered him a free Bible. He said, “I can’t believe this! Two weeks ago I was in a car accident and I should have died. Instead, I walked away! … Continue reading

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Seeing Clearly Through the Smog

It was on a smoggy day that I received an unexpected letter from someone I loved. I wasn’t prepared for its disturbing contents which hurt deeply. It was a letter of anger and bottled-up emotions, being vented in one huge … Continue reading

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