Tag Archives: SONG: God is Ready

A 15-Year-Old Wants Jesus

I was leading a Bible study for incarcerated teens when I noticed a boy sitting alone two tables away. He was looking the other direction, but his ear was toward me. After awhile he moved to a closer table, still … Continue reading

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Has Following Jesus Changed You?

“Has following Jesus Christ been life-changing for you?  If so, how?”  This question was directed to a contact from GMO (Global Media Outreach).  Her response: “I used to stress about my life, money and relationships. I used to feel lonely, … Continue reading

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We Moved in Together

I met Mario at the beach today. He spoke of his love for his 4-year-old daughter whom he gets to see three times a week. I asked if he’d ever been married to her mother.           … Continue reading

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Should Newlyweds Tithe?

Brian’s story:  “When we were newlyweds, the thought of getting a full-time job and supporting a wife was frightening.  I was a Christian, yet I was unsure about tithing 10% of our gross income.  My wife and I prayed about it and … 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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Christmas Test – I Passed!

It was three days before Christmas.  I was a new Christian with two babies in diapers when I received a phone call from a relative.  She said their family had decided to spend Christmas at our house! What? Unbelievable! I … Continue reading

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Nightmares in Fourth Grade

When Matt was in public school fourth grade, he began having nightmares. He said his bad dreams were about the scary stories he had to read in school!  They were not in a textbook, but were handouts that he brought … Continue reading

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Infected Computer?

A man with a thick accent called to say he was a computer support technician from Microsoft and my computer was badly infected. I said, “I’ve heard from you guys before and I don’t believe you.  My computer is fine. … Continue reading

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Why College Students Lose Their Faith

Our local community college changed their rules.  Those people who wished to come onto the campus to give away Bibles and talk to students about God,  were now required to be students!  I decided to enroll in an English Literature … Continue reading

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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

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