Monthly Archives: November 2018

USSR & the Bible

The USSR was commonly known as the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.  It existed from 1922 until 1991.  Years ago, my husband Dan and I had the opportunity to spend three weeks in the USSR. I had read in Mark … Continue reading

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The Obscene Phone Call

Remember the old days before caller ID, when people would sometimes receive obscene phone calls?   I used to wonder what I’d do if I ever received one.  I thought most likely I’d hang up. Then one day it happened, and … Continue reading

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Singing a Man Into Heaven

Years ago I was blessed to be involved in a music ministry with two precious women. Their voices were professional. Mine was mediocre. But they needed me — I played guitar and could harmonize. Every Thursday, the three of us … Continue reading

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College Student: Evangelism is Difficult!

We were at the beach with friends when Riley, a college student, asked me about evangelism. “Everywhere I go people need the Lord. We’re the ones who need to tell them—yet I find it difficult.  Can you give me some … Continue reading

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If the World Ends, What Should I Do?

Remember the man who proclaimed the end of the world would occur on a particular date? It apparently caused some people to re-think their strategy for when it does occur. A 22-year-old male and frequent writer from an Asian country … Continue reading

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The Miracle of the 18-Wheeler

It was dark and we were driving through a large, unfamiliar city—in the days before GPS.  The kids were in the back seat, one was asleep. We were looking for our hotel, but clearly we were lost. Dan made a … Continue reading

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Sin—Not Allowed in Heaven

One night at the juvenile hall, I was talking to the boys about sin:  “We are all sinners. The one thing not allowed in heaven is sin. So everywhere we go, everyone we see up and down the street, EVERYONE … Continue reading

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Forgiveness Form Letters

It is not easy to ask forgiveness. Yet as followers of Jesus, God expects us to take care of personal business before we take care of the spiritual.   “Therefore if you are offering your gift at the altar and there … Continue reading

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Ask Forgiveness

Years ago I offended my friend Elizabeth.  In truth,  I betrayed her confidence.  She was so hurt by my action that our friendship ended. I pushed the guilt to the back of my mind.  It would not be a problem avoiding … Continue reading

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