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Living Water for a Surfer

A surfer stopped by our table at the beach and I offered him a free Bible. He said, “I can’t believe this!  Two weeks ago I was in a car accident and I should have died.  Instead, I walked away!  … Continue reading

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Inmate – Look of Fresh Innocence

There was a precious 22-year-old in my Bible study at the county jail. Kimberly was unusually attractive, with the look of fresh innocence. She rarely smiled, but I was drawn to her sweet spirit. She came faithfully every week for … Continue reading

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Nobody Wants Bible Study Tonight?

One evening I walked into the day room at the juvenile hall and discovered that none of the guys had requested Bible study that night. Not even one! So I walked among the minors and asked them myself.  It was … Continue reading

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Worry Is Sin?

Many incarcerated teens are worried.  Jake loves the Lord, but Jake was worried. I told him that worry is sin. Why? Because it shows we are not trusting God. Trusting God is what the Christian life is all about. I … Continue reading

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Occultist Asks for Prayer

We had a sign on our college Bible table that said, “Need Prayer? Let Us Pray for You.” The occult priest’s girlfriend would often work at the witchcraft table near us. We would try to be our friendliest—smiling and waving. … Continue reading

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College Student with an Attitude

While on the college campus with our Bible table,  a student stopped to look over our books. I asked her if she’d like a free Bible and she gruffly replied, “NO!” Uh Oh!  The girl has an attitude!  I stepped … Continue reading

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A Man is Following Us!

I was walking in the mall with my friend Jenny, when she alerted me that a man was following us. We kept walking and after a while she said, “He’s still behind us. Let’s duck into the next store and … Continue reading

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Please Pray for My Dying Daughter

She was only 45.  Although she was breathing on her own, she was in a coma and her body was shutting down.  Next to her bedside sat her grieving mother. I can’t even imagine what it must have been like for her, … Continue reading

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Why is Good Friday Good?

It was Easter week and I was fishing off the pier with our eight-year-old grandson. We untangled the lines, baited the hooks, then sat on the bench to wait for a catch.  I’m thinking to myself, “This is going to … Continue reading

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I Can’t Forgive My Parents!

I was visiting with a sick, elderly friend. I never knew her to be a follower of Jesus,  yet she expected to go to heaven someday.  She told me the two people she did not look forward to seeing in … Continue reading

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