Tag Archives: SONG: I Know Him

Pilgrims Came as Missionaries!

It has been widely taught that the Pilgrims came to America in 1620 to escape persecution.  Yet The Mayflower Compact of 1620 states that the Pilgrims’ voyage to the New World was “undertaken for the glory of God and for … Continue reading

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Inmate – Look of Fresh Innocence

A remarkable story from my years doing jail ministry: 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 … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want Another Divorce

We had our Bible table set up on the beach promenade, when a man stopped by.  He appeared to be middle aged, said he’d been divorced once and was now living with a girlfriend.  Said he’d like to be married … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Church via Laptop?

It was Sunday morning and we were vacationing with our son’s family.  He had done an online search for a good Bible-centered church and found one 45-minutes away. But wait.  Did we want to drive 45 minutes? We soon discovered … Continue reading

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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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College Exam

It was in the spring of Gavin’s freshman year in college. He lived in the dorm and had just finished studying for an important 11:30 AM exam. At 11:00 he decided to sit in the lounge to clear his mind … Continue reading

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The Sign of the Cross and the Holy Spirit

A memory from ministering to incarcerated teens: Many incarcerated minors call themselves Catholic, even though they may be unchurched. They are proud to show their tattoos of rosary beads, the Virgin Mary or the crucifix. They are quick to make … Continue reading

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Walk & Witness

I invited my friend Shari to join me to walk and witness down by the pier.   We met on the beach promenade, tracts in hand and the smell of ocean in the air. The first thing we did was … Continue reading

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Easter is About Candy!

We met 10-year-old Cora at our Bible table on Sunday. She and her family were riding their bicycles. Cora saw our signs “Free Gift” and “God Talk”  and wanted to stop. I shared the EvangeCube with her while her mother watched.  … 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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