Category Archives: TRAVELING

Opportunities abound in sharing faith while traveling

Spirit House

We were privileged to travel to Cambodia and actually visit some private homes. I noticed the homes in the villages each had a small spirit house outside, usually perched on a pedestal, facing the front of the home. Some of … Continue reading

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Church for the Crew

Recently my husband and I were blessed with a cruise vacation.  I was happy to again be able to do the church service on the ship.  But this time I had a new idea—I would also ask to do a … Continue reading

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Man With Terminal Cancer

We attended an out-of-town function and were seated with a younger couple.  We visited awhile and learned that Jim had terminal cancer.  Neither he nor his girlfriend had any religious affiliation, but Jim was clearly disturbed about his condition. Whenever he spoke … Continue reading

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The Hug

While traveling we learned that a famous author was in our tour group. We had the privilege of meeting him and later having dinner with James and his wife. They were delightful. When we returned home I received an email … Continue reading

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Man on the Street in Greece

I chatted with a man while waiting for my husband to get our rental car in Greece. Nikos told me about his wife and kids, his vineyard, and his olive trees. I told him I was curious about the beautiful Greek … Continue reading

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Pastor: “You Changed My Life”

I was invited to speak at three different church fellowships in another city.    A year later I was invited back. A pastor from yet another church approached me.  I was astounded by his words: “I want to thank you.  Last … Continue reading

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Sharing Christ in a Communist Country

What a privilege it was to visit Southeast Asia, specifically Vietnam and Cambodia. Both are Buddhist majority countries.  Vietnam is also a communist country and is listed among the top countries in the world that persecute Christians. I was uncomfortable … Continue reading

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Dog Bite

My husband accompanied me on a two-week mission trip to Central America.  One early evening we were walking on the beach when a large dog came barking and chasing after us. I stopped, stood straight and still and spoke firmly:  “In the name of … Continue reading

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Taking a Cruise? Lead an Onboard Bible Study!

We were on a cruise vacation when I discovered the ship had no Sunday church service scheduled. I prayerfully approached the cruise director and asked if I could lead a little Bible study/prayer meeting onboard. He gave permission and assigned … Continue reading

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