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Hiccups Cured!

A special memory from my years doing jail ministry: One night at the juvenile facility, an incarcerated girl in my Bible study had the hiccups. I excused her to get a drink of water. Then she told me she’d had … Continue reading

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Be Careful Little Eyes What You See

I gave my kids a warning when they were young:  I told them that someday they might be reading a book. Or perhaps they’ll be in a movie theater with friends. Suddenly they may realize that what they are reading … Continue reading

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Every Trip a Mission Trip

Just think — a river cruise mission trip!  What a privilege and joy to accompany our friends, Cheryl and Ken on such an adventure. Frankly, whenever Cheryl and I are together, it’s always a mission trip! The cruise director said she was … Continue reading

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Singing in the Caribbean

On another island in the Caribbean I became acquainted with a clerk at the reception desk of a hotel. It being Sunday, I asked him about the churches on his island—I believe we were on Granada that day. He said … Continue reading

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God Uses Paralysis

It was one year ago that a young man whom I’ve known since his childhood was diagnosed with a debilitating disease, causing full-body paralysis.  One day he had trouble walking. The next day he could not move his legs at all! … Continue reading

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Young Man From China Despairing

Recently as an online missionary for Global Media Outreach, a young engineer from China wrote.  He said his girlfriend had broken up with him and he was despairing over his loss. Could I offer any reason for him to go … Continue reading

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Summit Ministries for Teens

When the twins, Jessica and James were 16, their parents  forced them to attend a two-week program at Summit Ministries for Teens Conference Center in Colorado Springs, CO. That’s right, they were forced against their will. Their parents explained that this … Continue reading

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Jesus Is Your Lord? NOT!

A 21-year-old stopped at our Bible table at the beach. He said he made Jesus his Lord and Savior two years ago, but he stopped reading the Bible and going to church because he felt he would be a hypocrite … Continue reading

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Tell me: Is This Sin?

Alabama, a 15-year-old girl in an African country wrote via http://www.globalmediaoutreach.com/.  “Dear Kathleen, ‘Please tell me: Is this sin?’ “There is this white guy in my class. I admire him so much that each time I look at him,  I … Continue reading

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Enemies in County Jail

One night I was doing Bible study with two men in county jail who were enemies. They were in the medical unit,  as one had a broken leg and the other diabetes. They lived four cells apart.  I’d spend time … Continue reading

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