Tag Archives: SONG: My Friend

Restless People

 “You have made us for yourself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it rests in you.”       St. Augustine of Hippo, 400 AD Remember my friend Martha who was not interested in attending Bible study?  She said … Continue reading

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Muslim Goes to Mecca

While traveling in Southeast Asia I was seated on the plane next to Miriam, a woman dressed in full Muslim apparel. Only her face and hands were exposed. She told me she was on her way to Mecca in Saudi Arabia! … Continue reading

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I Don’t Believe in Heaven OR Hell

Two young men walked past our Bible table at the beach.  As they walked on, one of the men kept looking back at us. So I waved him over, “Come and check out our table!  It’s all free and there’s … Continue reading

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Come With Me To Bible Study!

I began walking with a new neighbor, Anne-Marie.  On our second walk I invited her to Bible study. She said she’d never been to a Bible study before, but perhaps it might be good for her. Three days later she … Continue reading

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Demonic Scream

A young father and son walked near our Bible table at the beach.  The child was perhaps 3-years-old.  The father was covered with tattoos and body piercings. Both of them had matching hair–purple mohawks! I smiled and said “Hello. This … Continue reading

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Why Are You So Different?

It was March and cheerleading was over.  In just three months my young friend Annie would graduate high school with honors. Meanwhile, she landed a part-time waitressing job that would keep her in spending money until she left for the … 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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Occult Priest Becomes a Friend

The occult priest began visiting our college campus Bible table weekly.  He was not a student, but he’d come on campus to hang out with his buddies at the witchcraft table, and to see us. He was no longer angry … Continue reading

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Two Months to Live

A well-known Christian man sent an email to his friends.  He explained that his doctor had just given him his diagnosis and prognosis.  His heart is failing and he has only about two months to live.  He said he’s accepted … Continue reading

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Grocery Bagger: Need Help Out?

I was going through the checkout line when the young man bagging my groceries asked if I wanted help out. I didn’t need help, but I looked at him and wondered if he knew the Lord.  So I said, “Thank … Continue reading

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