Category Archives: Atheism

One Minute After You Die

Marie’s  sister is terminally ill.  She told me she’s an atheist and asked me to pray that she wouldn’t have much pain before she dies. I told her I’d be glad to pray for her not to have pain now.  … 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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Palm Reader – “I Can’t Read You”

It was over ten years ago that Pam began seeing a palm reader.  She had a standing appointment with her reader every month.   Then a friend invited her to church. Pam had never been to church and thought it … Continue reading

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A Friend Died Today

What a shock to receive an early morning text from her daughter: “My mom passed away at 5:30 AM today.  Thank you for being her friend.” Sue was a dear friend.  We exercised together and sometimes walked on the beach … Continue reading

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Imprisonment, Torture, Even Death

SW didn’t understand the God her mother worshiped, or why she spent every day praying—often openly—risking arrest, imprisonment, torture, even death.   “Life is trouble. If there’s trouble, you should pray,” SW’s mother would say. As the years passed, SW’s mother … Continue reading

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Suffering in Obedience to God

I read an extraordinary book I wish all could read:  The Insanity of God by Nik Ripken. It’s a collection of testimonies from our brothers and sisters in Christ who are suffering around the world today—persecuted for their faith in … Continue reading

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“I No Longer Believe in God”

A friend confided in me that her daughter, a university student,  announced that she no longer believes in God.  Moreover, she recently moved in with her boyfriend! Her parents were disappointed in both announcements, but stunned at their daughter’s declaration–that … Continue reading

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Depression & Anxiety

A couple of months ago there were several articles that came out stating that of all professions, it’s medical doctors who have the highest incidence of stress, anxiety and depression. A young doctor who is a blogger wrote,  “My stress … Continue reading

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Occultist Asks for Prayer

We had a sign on our college Bible table that said, “Need Prayer? Let Us Pray for You.” The occult priest’s girlfriend would often work at the witchcraft table near us. We would try to be our friendliest—smiling and waving. … Continue reading

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Occult Group on College Campus

There was an occult group with an active club on the college campus. They would set up their table and sell books and paraphernalia for seances and witchcraft. We would set up our table nearby and freely give away Bibles … Continue reading

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