Author Archives: Kathleen

About Kathleen

God delights in working through His people as they submit to Him. Jesus said to go into all the world and preach the good news to everyone (Mark 16:15). No matter where we live on this planet, people are separated from God because of sin. We ALL need a Savior, and there’s only ONE. It brings me great joy to share Christ with the lost and lonely. Over the years I’ve learned a great deal while facilitating Bible studies. I’ve found myself on college and university campuses, the beach, the streets, the hospital, the jail and the juvenile facility for incarcerated teens sharing God’s message of love. I also serve as an online missionary with Global Media Outreach. I’ve seen countless lives transformed when people turn away from sin and turn to Jesus. The changes God makes are real and lasting. These are some of my experiences. NOTE: My stories have been altered, removing any and all identifying factors. This includes names and other particulars in order to protect confidentiality and anonymity.

Do Christians Need to be Different?

A precious memory from my years doing jail ministry: I was speaking to a group of prisoners, explaining that many people claim to be Christian, but they live and act no differently than anyone else. If people are truly Christian, … 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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Incarcerated 14-year-old & God

A special memory from my years doing ministry with the incarcerated: I met Marten at the juvenile facility.  He’s 14 and incarcerated for the first time. He came to our Bible study because he said he’d  “met God” a few … Continue reading

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It’s BAD!

I was standing near the jewelry counter when a young man called out to his friend,  “Hey! Come and look at this watch!  It’s BAD!” His friend hurried to look. He agreed it was a “bad” watch! I was curious. … Continue reading

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Please – No Bible Study, Just Prayer!

A precious memory from my years doing jail ministry: A group of incarcerated teenage boys followed me into the classroom.  None wanted to come for Bible study.  Instead, they were only coming so I could pray for them. Each shared … Continue reading

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One-Child Policy

I was talking with an outspoken atheist who thought China’s former One-Child Policy was a good thing. I told her I disagreed. “I know China has a huge population, but I recently read that China now has 30 million more … Continue reading

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Shuttle Driver Finds Christ

Our friend Bernie travels a great deal.  He loves the Lord Jesus and keeps alert for opportunities to share Christ with others. Last week he was returning from the airport and was alone with the driver of the shuttle bus.  … Continue reading

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WHY Pray for the Courts? – Part 2

Daphne was standing in the hall of the local courthouse holding her Bible.  She was wearing her  Pray for the Courts  badge when a man came up.   “Are you here to pray that God will rain down fire from heaven … Continue reading

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Pray for the Courts – Part 1

A courthouse can be a place of horrific emotion and stress. There is an attorney in our community whose staff members pray daily for their firm’s clients.  That attorney began to dream of a company of prayer warriors deployed daily … Continue reading

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Courtship Then Marriage

I know a tall, handsome, athletic young man who graduated from high school with honors.  He has a girlfriend — but they don’t date! Oops! Excuse me!  I’m told she’s NOT his girlfriend!  They just like each other. According to … Continue reading

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