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Son in Drug Rehab

We were eating in a quiet restaurant. There was one other diner eating alone.  He greeted us when we arrived and began sharing his sadness over his 19-year-old son in drug rehab. I asked him if he had a faith background. … Continue reading

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Read the Bible to the Sick

Do you ever wonder what to say to a sick person?  Did you ever think to read the Bible to the sick? Where would you start? How would you go about it? Remember Charles, the paralyzed young man I visited … Continue reading

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Suicide Watch

I still remember as a volunteer, the first time I was assigned to Suicide Watch at the county jail.  SW is where inmates are held the first 72 hours after their arrest. Many are hung-over from drugs/alcohol and are often … Continue reading

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Sacrifice the Family Cow?

As an online missionary with Global Media Outreach, I had the privilege of leading a young man from Lesotho to Jesus. Lesotho? WHERE is Lesotho? He explained that it’s a small mountain kingdom in South Africa. He asked for prayer … Continue reading

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We Came to Discuss an Abortion

It was another Sunday afternoon at the beach when a young couple approached our Bible table.  They were looking over our free Bibles and books when the young woman noticed the tiny metal baby feet pinned to our tablecloth. “What’s this?” … Continue reading

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Young Boy Wants Forgiveness

Sunday at the beach we had our table set up to give out free Bibles.  A 12-year-old boy stopped to say he’d lost his cell phone—had we seen it? No, but we’d keep our eyes open. Meanwhile, I gave him … Continue reading

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College Campus Ministry – Not My Gift!

It all started when a married couple began walking across the college campus handing out Christian pamphlets to students. They soon gained permission to set up a table and began giving away Bibles with their literature.  When I first learned … Continue reading

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Why is Good Friday Good?

It was Easter week and I was fishing off the pier with our eight-year-old grandson. We untangled the lines, baited the hooks, then sat on the bench to wait for a catch.  I’m thinking to myself, “This is going to … Continue reading

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Enemies in County Jail

One night I was doing Bible study with two men in county jail who were enemies. They were in the medical unit,  as one had a broken leg and the other diabetes. They lived four cells apart.  I’d spend time … 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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