Category Archives: PRAYER WORKS

BLM Returns!

I received a call Friday evening alerting me that Black Lives Matter was coming to our town again!  They were planning a protest the next day–Saturday,  at 12 noon in front of our county government center. I suggested we do … Continue reading

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My Second-Best Decision

The best decision of my life was when I chose to surrender my life to Jesus Christ.  My second-best decision was five years later.  It was the decision to commit to spending five minutes a day reading the Bible and … Continue reading

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BLM Comes to Our Town

We learned from a police officer friend that Black Lives Matter was coming to our town!  They would be protesting the next morning at 11 AM in a park across the street from our California Mission. We’ve seen what happens … Continue reading

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How to Start a Spiritual Conversation

Larry went to a fast-food restaurant to answer some questions for a new believer he’d recently met.  The guy didn’t show. Larry had brought a helpful book to give him. He was getting ready to leave when he felt God … Continue reading

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Shuttle Driver Finds Christ

Our friend Bernie travels a great deal.  He loves the Lord Jesus and keeps alert for opportunities to share Christ with others. Last week he was returning from the airport and was alone with the driver of the shuttle bus.  … Continue reading

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WHY Pray for the Courts? – Part 2

Daphne was standing in the hall of the local courthouse holding her Bible.  She was wearing her  Pray for the Courts  badge when a man came up.   “Are you here to pray that God will rain down fire from heaven … Continue reading

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A Teen Gang in The Little Red Schoolhouse

Unfortunately, this year, due to Covid 19,  our community will not host a county fair.   But here is an unforgettable memory from volunteering in the past: * * * I was enjoying my shift at the county fair’s Little … Continue reading

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Does Prayer Work?

My friend Crystal sent out an urgent prayer request via email. Her adult son is afflicted with severe tinnitus—ringing in the ears.  He is not a follower of Jesus. John’s tinnitus began three years ago, but at this time it’s so … Continue reading

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Alone With 18 Male Prisoners

A memorable experience from my years doing jail ministry: When it comes to incarcerated adults, I believe women should mentor women and men should mentor men. One day that changed for me. The chaplain was short of male facilitators and … Continue reading

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Praying With a Muslim

We accompanied our Muslim friends to an afternoon event. When it was 4 PM Ameena said it was time for prayer.  She wanted to excuse herself to another location to pray. There were other Muslims attending, so Ameena mentioned to … Continue reading

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