Category Archives: Atheism

Escape from North Korea

Her feet barely touched the dirt road as she fled for her life.  But  Po  suddenly stopped in her tracks.  Her eyes widened, staring at the rushing, icy river separating her life of slavery in North Korea and the Chinese … Continue reading

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The Homeless – What to Do?

We have a homeless population in our community and often we see them panhandling on the streets.  I decided to call the police department and ask their suggestion on how best we can help. I was strictly advised, “Do not … Continue reading

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Professor Ridicules Christian

Rachel was a university sophomore taking Spanish. The professor, speaking Spanish, asked the class a question:  “How many of you believe in angels? Rachel was the only one to raise her hand. The professor chuckled.  “Tell us why you believe … Continue reading

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Former Muslim Wants to Talk

We were visiting with several Muslim friends when Miriam,  a medical doctor, came up. She took me by the arm and whispered in my ear, “Can we talk?” We walked to another room and sat down.  She began, “You may … Continue reading

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Conversation With a Muslim

We were attending a large birthday gathering of Muslim friends.  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 to … Continue reading

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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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