Category Archives: BEACH

Beach Bible Table

My Mother’s Dying

A middle-aged man approached our Bible table at the beach.  Said his name was Raymundo and he’d noticed our PRAYER sign. “Would you pray for my mother?  She’s dying of cancer.” I asked, “Does she have a faith background?”   … Continue reading

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Suicide? Homicide?

It was an unusually busy afternoon at the beach.  Many stopped at the table.  Some were asking for prayer for numerous concerns. Others wanted guidance and direction about marriage, etc. One such man, about 50, was feeling depressed.  He was … Continue reading

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Sharing Jesus on the Pier

What fun!  Sally and I decided to share Jesus as we walked along the beach promenade and out on the pier.  The sun was shining and there were lots of people strolling or fishing.  Our big pockets were bulging with … Continue reading

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A Man Sitting on the Sand

I was walking on the beach and met a man sitting on the sand with his baby.  Juan was waiting for his wife and kids while they played in the surf. I admired his baby and then visited with him … Continue reading

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Do You Know About the Messianic Jews?

A man sat on the bench next to our Bible table at the beach. He began eating his hamburger when I noticed he was wearing a name badge. “So how is that hamburger, Richard?” “Huh? Oh, I forgot I was … Continue reading

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Young Boy Wants Forgiveness

Sunday at the beach we had our table set up to give out free Bibles.  A 12-year-old boy stopped to say he’d lost his cell phone—had we seen it?  No, but we’d keep our eyes open. Meanwhile, I gave him … Continue reading

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Jesus Is Your Lord? NOT!

We met a young man fishing on the pier alone.  We visited for awhile before I offered him a good news booklet about Jesus. He said, “Actually, I made  Jesus my Lord and Savior two years ago!   But I’ve stopped … Continue reading

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Foreign Students at the Beach

While walking on the beach I met six foreign exchange students from Taiwan.  They were taking a break from volleyball,  so I asked them a few questions about their experience in the U.S. They were having a wonderful time and … Continue reading

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Stone Nativity Scene on Beach

I was doing a power walk with a friend when we spotted the stone nativity scene on the beach!  This is the third consecutive year the “rock guy” has graced our beach with his stone crèche.  The artist uses no … Continue reading

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Christmas on the Pier

The Christmas season is the best time of year for sharing Christ…on the pier!  Many people are simply out for a stroll enjoying the ocean view.   Others are fishing and waiting patiently for a tug on their line.   Some are … Continue reading

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