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Muslim Student from Senegal

We were on a crowded train in France when I found an empty seat next to a university student from Senegal. He ignored me until I said, “Bonjour!” I then offered him a “Good News” comic book in French. He … Continue reading

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Pray Through My Medium

A sick friend asked me to pray for her.  However,  there was a condition involved. She wanted me to pray through her therapist who was a  medium. I replied, “But I already have a medium!  Jesus Christ said, ‘I am … Continue reading

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Preschoolers Quarreling

My preschoolers would sometimes get into quarrels and spats. Typically, I’d say, “Okay! I think we need to talk with Jesus about this.”  I’d gather them together and go to prayer. Afterward, I’d require the guilty person do two things: … Continue reading

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A Man Sitting on the Sand

I was walking on the beach and met a man sitting on the sand with his baby.  Juan was waiting for his wife and kids while they played in the surf. I admired his baby and then visited with him … Continue reading

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May I See the Custodian?

Did you know?  In a good church that teaches from the Bible, it’s not just the pastor who has a strong faith in God. The other workers, even the custodians are committed to Jesus Christ. One late afternoon a man … 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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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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What IS a Bible, Anyway?

One day on the college campus a student walked by our Bible table and didn’t seem to notice us.  It was as if we were invisible. He had passed our table when I did something I don’t usually do. I … Continue reading

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Pray for the Waitress

A couple eating in a restaurant asked their waitress if they might pray for her.  I thought it was a lovely idea, but never thought to do it myself, until this week! A friend and I were having lunch and … Continue reading

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WHY Pray for the Courts? – Part 2

Daphne was standing in the hall of the local courthouse holding her Bible.  She was wearing her  Pray for the Courts  badge when a man came up.   “Are you here to pray that God will rain down fire from heaven … Continue reading

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