Category Archives: DOCTRINE

Evangelism – Is it Important?

I was conducting a workshop on evangelism.  The first thing I wanted to do was make sure we were all on the same page.  So I asked three questions:  “How many of you believe the Bible is the complete Word … Continue reading

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Don’t Marry Him!

I received a letter from Lissa, the 17-year-old daughter of a long-time friend.  Lissa loves the Lord Jesus and was seeking Christian advice.  She said she considers me a “sister” because we both are Christians.  She then explained that she … Continue reading

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Thru the Bible with J. Vernon McGee

Thru the Bible is a radio broadcast that is heard in 160 countries in over 100 languages teaching the Bible in five years.  The teacher,  Dr. J. Vernon McGee,  used to say that if you tune in five years from … Continue reading

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I Know Him

My first Bible study many years ago, was in the book of John.  It so affected me, that in a matter of weeks I had surrendered my life to Jesus Christ. I still remember being all alone at my kitchen … Continue reading

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I Don’t Believe in Hell OR Satan

A memory from my years ministering to teenagers: Jake was a 16-year-old in my Bible study at the juvenile hall. He said for weeks that he didn’t believe in hell or Satan, but he was with us on everything else. … Continue reading

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Teen Evangelist

G’s  family was planning a tour of U.S. National parks.   They would be meeting and traveling with several families from across the country.  G is a 15-year-old who loves the Lord Jesus.  She believed this might be a good opportunity … 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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God’s Faithfulness in the Jungle

Once a month Drs. Matt and Sarah would fly with their children to a mining village to purchase supplies.  One day a well-dressed man approached them, introducing himself as Martin from the copper mine.  He was curious.  What was a … Continue reading

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An Extraordinary Life

Precious Sue lived an extraordinary life for 89 years.  She had been the mother of one of my favorite friends from high school. When I was a teenager Sue talked to me about Jesus.  Unfortunately, her words fell on deaf … Continue reading

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Has Following Jesus Changed You?

“Has following Jesus Christ changed you?  If so, how?”  As an online missionary with Global Media Outreach (GMO), this question was directed to a contact.  Her response: “I used to stress about my life, money and relationships. I used to … Continue reading

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