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I Know Him

My first Bible study many years ago, was in the book of John.  It so affected me, that in a matter of weeks I had surrendered my life to Jesus Christ. I still remember being all alone at my kitchen … Continue reading

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Talking to the Plumber About Jesus

Yesterday we had a plumber in the kitchen. I shot up an arrow prayer asking God to guide our discussion. He was friendly, said he was 35 and single.  He told me about his new home—a trailer in the country … Continue reading

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Doing Church for the Old Folks

A friend and I were doing a church service for the old folks in an assisted living facility.  Most were quite elderly. We opened by singing three songs of worship, followed by prayer.  I then shared an interesting statement our … Continue reading

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My Story: Born Again – and Healed!

We all have a story and this is mine.  My life changed dramatically at age 27.   It was nothing I worked for or forced upon myself.  A friend had invited me to my first Bible study.  It so affected … Continue reading

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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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