Category Archives: PRAYER WORKS

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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He Applied to Med School – But Why?

David’s deep desire had always been to serve God on the mission field.  He applied to med school. But why? It was exactly four years since high school graduation.  Now in four days, he would graduate from the university.  He’d … 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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Standing before her was Jesus!

My friend Jenny looked up and standing before her was Jesus!  But wait, let me back up to the beginning. Jenny’s mother was a party girl.  She had boyfriends and husbands, owned a bar and loved to drink.  Meanwhile, Jenny … 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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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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Pray for the Waitress

A couple eating in a restaurant asked their waitress if they might pray for her.  I thought it was a lovely idea, but I never considered doing it myself until this week! A friend and I had gone to lunch … Continue reading

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Donate His Organs?

What a blessing to hear a family member share her testimony before an audience of Bible students.  After many years, Lauri’s story remains a vivid memory in our family’s history. During a large holiday gathering, her 3-year old son Jack was … Continue reading

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My Story: Born Again – and Healed!

We all have a story and this is mine.  My life changed dramatically at age 27.   It was nothing I worked for or forced upon myself.  A friend had invited me to my first Bible study.  It so affected … Continue reading

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