Tag Archives: SONG: One Business in Life

Sharing Jesus on the Pier

Today was another sweet afternoon walking out on the fishing pier with a friend.  We came prepared with Christian tracts in our big pockets, a small Bible and a Jesus movie, in hopes of opportunities to share them. First we … Continue reading

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Porn in the Auto Shop

Yesterday my car was due for an oil change.  I entered the waiting room of the auto shop and discovered the television was blaring what first appeared to be porn! It was actually an offensive talk show with a guest … Continue reading

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Reach the Dying at Christmas

Christmas is the one time of year when it’s legitimate to share the message of Jesus. Everywhere we turn there are people dying for one little drop of kindness.  People are dying from lack of hope that is gained through … Continue reading

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How to Start a Spiritual Conversation

Larry went to a fast-food restaurant to answer some questions for a new believer he’d recently met.  The guy didn’t show. Larry had brought a helpful book to give him. He was getting ready to leave when he felt God … Continue reading

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Alone With 18 Male Prisoners

A memorable experience from my years doing jail ministry: When it comes to incarcerated adults, I believe women should mentor women and men should mentor men. One day that changed for me. The chaplain was short of male facilitators and … Continue reading

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Crossroad Prison Ministries

I remember the first time I read Hebrews 13:3:  “Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them.” I wondered, “How can I do that?  I don’t even know anyone in prison.”  Then I learned about a … Continue reading

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God Did it Again!

My friend M and I were on a power walk near the harbor. We passed the boat dock and noticed two men fishing off the dock. On our return I noticed they were still there.  “Hey! Why don’t we go … Continue reading

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Noisy Bar and Hot Dogs

There’s a popular bar in Texas.  It becomes noisy on Saturday nights with rowdy, disorderly people coming and going until the wee hours. Across the alley is a church.  Every Saturday night at 11 PM, the men from the church … Continue reading

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First Time In Jail

I still remember my first time inside the jail. We were not permitted to bring a handbag, car keys or mobile phone. We were wanded and then led behind the locked steel doors—then more locked steel doors, and more locked … Continue reading

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Aaron is Dying? Lord, He Doesn’t Know You!

Aaron is dying?  Our dear friend and neighbor suddenly discovered he had terminal cancer. We were heartbroken. Aaron was not religious, but neither were we.  Yes, I had recently come to know Jesus as my Lord.  Yes, I wanted to … Continue reading

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