Monthly Archives: July 2019

Praying for the Persecuted Church

Four years ago some of us started a weekly prayer meeting to pray specifically for the persecuted Church and the world. In addition to our time of evening prayer, some of us make it a day for fasting–as we are … Continue reading

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Do You Work for the Church? No, I Work for God!

When we travel with Cheryl and Ken, we like to distribute our foreign language Jesus booklets as we prayer-walk. While our husbands follow behind, Cheryl and I will pray for the homes we pass, and then have fun sharing the … Continue reading

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Are You Catholic or Christian?

Pope Francis is often in the news these days.   Reading about him may cause people to reflect on their own spiritual condition, and that’s a good thing.  A young woman even asked me, “Are you Catholic or Christian? I said, … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons We Know the Bible is True

As a former volunteer Bible study facilitator in our local jail, inmates have asked,  “Just because you say the Bible is true, how do we know for sure?” I appreciate people who are thinkers. After all, who am I?  So … Continue reading

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God Spoke to Me

Years ago when I gave my life to Jesus, His Holy Spirit came to indwell me, and then started changing me. I still remember that initial peace, joy and love. Yet there were changes as well. When God wanted me … Continue reading

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Walk & Witness

I invited my friend Shari to join me to walk and witness down by the pier.   We met on the beach promenade, tracts in hand and the smell of ocean in the air. The first thing we did was … Continue reading

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Would You Read to Me from the Bible?

One day Alberto, the former restaurant cook who’d been fired for drinking, called me. He said when he was a child he wanted to know about God and the Bible. “I always wanted someone to read me a Bible story, … Continue reading

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I Read a Whole Book!

Remember my young friend, Annie?  She was working as a waitress before leaving for the university.  She was also sharing the Lord with her co-workers. One Sunday she invited five waiters to church! All came but Alberto.   Alberto was the … Continue reading

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