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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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Sharing Jesus on the Pier

What fun!  Sally and I decided to share Jesus as we walked along the beach promenade and out on the pier.  The sun was shining and there were lots of people strolling or fishing.  Our big pockets were bulging with … Continue reading

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A Friend Becomes an Alcoholic

I watched my friend Lesley slowly become an alcoholic.  Years passed, and her life and her abilities declined. I remember asking,  “Lesley, do you ever think about spiritual things?” I was impressed with her knowledge of God and the Bible.  She … Continue reading

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Praying Together, Staying Together

Can praying together hold a marriage together? Perhaps. It seem that most incarcerated teens are from single-parent homes—but not all. One night at the juvenile facility, a 17-year-old was grieving over disappointing his parents by getting into trouble. “They are … Continue reading

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Teen’s Baptism Experience

As an online missionary with GMO (Global Media Outreach), most of my contacts are from overseas—but not all. “Grace” is a delightful 15-year-old from New Jersey, who has been growing in her faith. Recently she expressed a desire to be … Continue reading

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Singing a Man Into Heaven

Years ago I was blessed to be involved in a music ministry with two precious women. Their voices were professional. Mine was mediocre. But they needed me — I played guitar and could harmonize. Every Thursday, the three of us … 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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From Prostitution To Jesus

My friend Anita is a beautiful and godly woman.  She and her husband are leaders in their church.  They love the Lord Jesus and are quick to obey Him when it comes to serving others.  Anita is a singer and … 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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Teen With Death Wish Finds Jesus

Jimmy,  a 17 y.o. incarcerated youth, said he was never before interested in God or the Bible.  “Tonight something happened. I was playing basketball and I heard the call for Bible study.  It was strange, but I felt as if … Continue reading

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