Tag Archives: SONG: One Business in Life

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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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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Should Christians Drink?

I still remember my first date in college.  We doubled with Gloria, a friend from high school, and her date. I always admired Gloria for her good judgment. I didn’t know then that this was because she was a follower … Continue reading

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Evangelism – Is it Important?

I was teaching a workshop on evangelism.  The first thing I wanted to do was make sure we were all on the same page.  So I asked three questions: 1.  “How many of you believe the entire Bible is the … Continue reading

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Reach the Dying at Christmas

Christmas is the one time of year when it’s legitimate to share the message of Jesus. Everywhere we turn there are people dying for one little drop of kindness.  People are dying from lack of hope that is gained through … Continue reading

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How to Start a Spiritual Conversation

Larry went to a fast-food restaurant to answer some questions for a new believer he’d recently met.  The guy didn’t show. Larry had brought a helpful book to give him. He was getting ready to leave when he felt God … Continue reading

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Alone With 18 Male Prisoners

When it comes to incarcerated adults, I believe women should mentor women and men should mentor men. One day that changed for me. The chaplain was short of male facilitators and needed me in the men’s unit. I told him … Continue reading

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Medical Community Reaches Out

Dr. Tim saw Marta in the Emergency Department. After hearing her sad story, he asked her to wait until he was off duty.  He then drove her to the food store.  She did her shopping and he paid. Then he … Continue reading

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Noisy Bar and Hot Dogs

There’s a popular bar in Texas.  It becomes noisy on Saturday nights with rowdy, disorderly people coming and going until the wee hours. Across the alley is a small church.  Every Saturday night at 11 PM, the men from the … Continue reading

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First Time In Jail

I still remember my first time inside the jail. We were not permitted to bring a handbag, car keys or mobile phone. We were wanded and then led behind the locked steel doors—then more locked steel doors, and more locked … Continue reading

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