Category Archives: Love & Romance

Teen Wants to Become a Father

A special memory from my years doing jail ministry: I was having Bible study with a group of incarcerated teens when one 16-year-old asked if he could speak with me privately after we finished. Later he told me he is … Continue reading

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How Far Can We Go and Not Sin?

John from Kentucky sent an email via Global Media Outreach… www.globalmediaoutreach.com His question:  “My girlfriend and I are Christians and we want to wait until marriage for sex.  How far can we go and not sin?  We are both 16.” … Continue reading

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Please Tell me: Is This Sin?

Alabama, a 15-year-old girl in an African country wrote via http://www.globalmediaoutreach.com/: “Dear Kathleen, Please tell me:  Is this sin?  There is this white guy in my class.  I admire him so much that each time I look at him,  I … 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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A Very Sad Story

I received an email through Global Media Outreach for which I’m an online missionary. It  was from  James, a 31-year-old man in an African country. James wrote, “I have a very sad story. All my life I looked forward to … Continue reading

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It’s Not Easy Being a Single Mom

I was shopping for a gift from a wedding registry. The sales clerk was most helpful.  She actually invited me into her office while she ordered the gift for me. I complimented her on her beautiful tan. She explained she’s … Continue reading

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The Tree Trimmers & The Titanic

We had two brothers trimming our trees.  One was telling me he had lived with a girl for a several months, and then they broke up.  “It was wrong and I knew it.  So I confessed to God and now … Continue reading

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What Can I Do to Help?

He loved her, but she was suffering from an aggressive form of cancer and nearing the end of life.  “What can I do to help?  I call every day to offer my services,  but I don’t want to annoy her.” … Continue reading

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Should I Dump My Wife?

I received a letter from Jerome in an African country who wrote via Global Media Outreach. He said his wife is Muslim. He married her because she was a virgin. Now that they’re married she refuses to become a Christian. … Continue reading

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Five Minutes on Your Knees

My friend Shirley said she was getting a divorce. “I’ve had enough! He will never change!” I said, “I would hate for you to rush into this. That word divorce is so final. I heard a pastor say that one … Continue reading

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