Category Archives: BEACH

Beach Bible Table

Fishing for Men

Our 11 year-old granddaughter said she was writing a story about my pier ministry.  She wanted to know the first three things I say to someone fishing on the pier. My answer:  “It’s important that we show an interest in … Continue reading

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I’m in a Deep Depression

Two bubbly college girls were working with us at our Bible table on the beach promenade. We were questioning the wisdom of coming on such a cold day,  when two 20-year-old guys stopped by. The girls engaged them by giving … Continue reading

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Muslim: Pray for Us!

It was a beautiful, sunny day at the beach. Walkers, surfers and tourists crowded the promenade and kept us busy most of the afternoon.  A group of women dressed in Muslim clothing stopped for prayer. “We saw your sign that … Continue reading

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People Might Recognize Me!

I invited a friend to work with us doing Christian outreach on our beach promenade. She said, “I’ve thought about it, but people might recognize me and I’d feel uncomfortable.” Wow!  Now there’s an honest answer!  I thought to myself, … Continue reading

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John 3:16 in a Surrey Cycle

A friend and I were doing a power walk along the beach promenade when along came four people riding a surrey cycle.  As they slowly peddled by I overheard one of them reciting John 3:16 aloud.  She stumbled through it, … Continue reading

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Sharing Jesus on the Pier

Today was another sweet afternoon walking out on the fishing pier with a friend.  We came prepared with Christian tracts in our big pockets, a small Bible and a Jesus movie, in hopes of opportunities to share them. First we … Continue reading

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“I’m Suicidal!”

A friend and I were walking on the fishing pier seeking to share the Lord with fishermen, or anyone who might appreciate prayer or learning more about Jesus. One group of young fishermen were open to our “good news tracts” … Continue reading

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Why is Good Friday Good?

It was Easter week and I was fishing off the pier with our eight-year-old grandson. We untangled the lines, baited the hooks, then sat on the bench to wait for a catch.  I’m thinking to myself,  “This is going to … Continue reading

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No Broken Bones!

There were plenty of surfers and walkers along the beach promenade, but then a strong wind picked up.  We tried putting weights on our literature, but the wind became too strong!  We decided to pack up our Bibles and books … Continue reading

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I Don’t Believe in Heaven OR Hell

Two young men walked past our Bible table at the beach.  As they walked on, one of the men kept looking back at us. So I waved him over, “Come and check out our table!  It’s all free and there’s … Continue reading

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