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A Precious Friend is Gone

Anne-Marie was diagnosed with a terminal illness only months ago!  She was one of my most precious friends. Now she’s gone. We met years ago in the waiting room of an infertility specialist, as neither of us had been able … 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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Summit Ministries for Teens

When the twins, Jessica and James were 16, their parents  forced them to attend a two-week program at Summit Ministries for Teens Conference Center in Colorado Springs, CO. That’s right, they were forced against their will. Their parents explained that this … Continue reading

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College Campus Ministry – Not My Gift!

It all started when a married couple began walking across the college campus handing out Christian pamphlets to students. They soon gained permission to set up a table and began giving away Bibles with their literature.  When I first learned … Continue reading

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Conversation With a Muslim

We were attending a large birthday gathering of friends, mostly Muslims.  Knowing my Christian beliefs, Ahmad said he wanted to talk with me. This fine gentleman holds a Ph.D. and teaches at a major university.  He came and sat next … Continue reading

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How Can I Make Friends?

As an online missionary for Global Media Outreach, I’ve been mentoring Susan in the Middle East, for about three years.  She’s now a university freshman.  She wrote, “I am shy and handicapped in making friendships. How exactly can I make … Continue reading

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It’s 1 AM and I’m Lonely

Our young friend Rick was in his third year at the university.  It was 1 AM on a Saturday night when his phone rang. “Hey Rick! It’s Michelle!  My roommate went home for the weekend and I’m feeling kinda lonely … Continue reading

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Fraternity Party

When I was an 18-year-old college freshman, I was able to live at home.  A guy I’d dated briefly invited me to a fraternity party at his state university two hours away. I invited a girlfriend to come along—we were so … Continue reading

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