Tag Archives: Song: Into the Light

Church at the Assisted Living Facility

I did a Sunday afternoon church service for a local assisted living facility.  Two friends came along to help.  I had my guitar so we could do some simple worship songs. This establishment has some residents who are memory impaired. … Continue reading

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Former Hindu Loves Jesus!

I’ve been mentoring a 26-year-old man in India via Global Media Outreach…www.globalmediaoutreach.com/   He’s a former Hindu, who now loves the Lord Jesus.     He recently completed an online Bible study that GMO offers. He told me he is grateful … Continue reading

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I Was So Worried

A precious memory from my years doing ministry with teens: I was leading a Bible study in Oakwood 4 – a wing at the juvenile hall. There I met 17-year-old Mario who wanted to turn his life around and follow … Continue reading

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Five Minutes on Your Knees

My friend Shirley said she was getting a divorce. “I’ve had enough! He will never change!” I said, “I would hate for you to rush into this. That word divorce is so final. I heard a pastor say that one … Continue reading

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“I’m Gay”

A 17-year-old told his parents, “I don’t believe in God anymore.  I no longer want to be a Christian.” His father listened and then said,  “Tell me what else is going on in your life.” “I’m gay.” That was it.  … Continue reading

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One-Child Policy

I was talking with an outspoken atheist who thought China’s former One-Child Policy was a good thing. I told her I disagreed. “I know China has a huge population, but I recently read that China now has 30 million more … Continue reading

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Palm Reader – “I Can’t Read You”

It was over ten years ago that Pam began seeing a palm reader.  She had a standing appointment with her reader every month.   Then a friend invited her to church. Pam had never been to church and thought it … Continue reading

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Repent? What’s Repent?

Years ago a friend invited me to Bible study.  I said, “No thanks, I’m not interested.” She persisted. “We’ll get lunch afterward and we’ll have a good time!  I’ll be at your house at 8:30 tomorrow, so be ready!” I … Continue reading

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The Fifth Commandment – or Who Cares!

We trained our kids NOT to say “I don’t care!” or “Who cares!”  If they uttered either of these phrases they were asking for trouble. Both comments are disrespectful and dishonoring, especially to parents.  The Fifth Commandment says to “Honor … Continue reading

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Keep Praying! Let’s See What God Does!

That day there were only two of us working the Bible table at the beach.  Josh is a tall, muscular young man, with a deep love for Christ. We had just finished praying for a man who had asked for … Continue reading

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