Tag Archives: God’s love

Sunday Morning & Another Cruise Ship

It was a Princess Cruise.  As I’d done in the past, I approached the cruise director asking permission to lead an interdenominational Bible study. He was enthusiastic! He said I could do it Sunday morning and he would give me … Continue reading

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Beach Fun

Sunday afternoon our team headed to the beach promenade to give away free books and Bibles. We were still unloading when people began arriving in groups! One man was carrying a large backpack of food and clothing to give to … Continue reading

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No Touch Policy

I’ve discovered that different jails have different rules for Bible study facilitators. Our jail has a “no touch” policy. That means absolutely no hugs or handshakes. One day while clothes shopping I saw a former inmate who had been in … Continue reading

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Incarcerated Teen Surrenders to Jesus

The following is a story from my time as a Bible study facilitator for our county juvenile facility: An incarcerated teen was eager to surrender his life to Jesus.  Once he did, he began to change. He shared that he … Continue reading

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If the World Ends, What Should I Do?

Remember the man who proclaimed the end of the world would occur on a particular date? It apparently caused some people to re-think their strategy for when it does occur. A 22-year-old male and frequent writer from an Asian country … Continue reading

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Studying The Bible Changes These Kids

It was 8:30 PM and I had just said goodnight to the guys in my Bible study at juvenile hall. I was closing the door to the unit when I glanced at the window of the steel door across the hall. … Continue reading

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Baby Talk—Or Isaiah 55:11?

I loved our babies passionately. I would smother their faces with kisses, just as my mother would do with us. I was also passionate about God, and I yearned for our children to have that same passion. I enjoyed talking … Continue reading

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I’ll Go to Heaven ‘Cuz I Said “The Prayer”

One evening while facilitating a Bible study at the jail I asked, “If you were to die today do you know where you’d go?” I was surprised at the answers. One woman said she’d go to heaven because she got saved … Continue reading

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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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Charlie’s Ants

Thomas was 15-years-old and incarcerated for the fourth time.  This was his first time in my Bible study and he asked deep and thoughtful questions. When I finished the lesson he said he wanted to turn his life around and … Continue reading

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