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Praying Together, Staying Together

Can praying together hold a marriage together? Perhaps. It seem that most incarcerated teens are from single-parent homes—but not all.  One night a 17-year-old was grieving over disappointing his parents by getting into trouble. “They are good parents. They have been … 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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Please Pray for My Dying Daughter

She was only 45.  Although she was breathing on her own, she was in a coma and her body was shutting down.  Next to her bedside sat her grieving mother. I can’t even imagine what it must have been like for her, … Continue reading

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Young Man From China Despairing

Recently as an online missionary for Global Media Outreach, a young engineer from China wrote.  He said his girlfriend had broken up with him and he was despairing over his loss. Could I offer any reason for him to go … Continue reading

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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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