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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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OCD – My Child?

Our friend’s five-year-old daughter began exhibiting signs of obsessive compulsive behavior–OCD.  The mother consulted her Christian pediatrician who told her to put a stop to it—now! The problem? The little girl would hop on her left foot instead of walking … Continue reading

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Big Brian—The Gentle Giant

Brian was big—yet I knew he was gentle. At 17, he began sharing his new faith with the other incarcerated teens. Sometimes because of his size, the younger ones felt compelled to agree with him. One night he was waiting … Continue reading

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Fellowship on the Beach

Sunday at the beach we met a precious young family who stopped at our Bible Table on their way to fish off the pier. This happy group chatted awhile. Then Fran told her husband to go ahead with the older children … 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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Please Hug Them

I cannot remember a time of more universal tragedy and confusion as in the past 12 months. Nor do I see its end in sight! As an online missionary with Global Media Outreach,  I receive daily emails from people worldwide … Continue reading

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Sin—Not Allowed in Heaven

One night at the juvenile hall, I was talking to the boys about sin:  “We are all sinners. The one thing not allowed in heaven is sin. So everywhere we go, everyone we see up and down the street, EVERYONE … Continue reading

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Teen Atheist

Most incarcerated minors who choose to attend Bible study are searching for God. They recognize they need help and want to turn their lives around.  But not all. Jose came to Bible study and boldly stated,  “My religion is Atheism. I … 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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Grandma’s Talking to Someone! We Need to Pray!

The best part about traveling is meeting the people.  We were blessed with a cruise to the Caribbean. Whenever we went ashore I brought my tracts with me. I began engaging people in the shops and on the streets by … Continue reading

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