Open Your Mouth

  [1] “Open your mouth wide, and I will fill it” Psalms 81:10b   “Hey, I see you’re searching for something.” These are my first, freaked out, cold-sweat, nerve-trembling words to a stranger while riding on the bus one hot summer day. I had given my life to the Lord about seven months earlier, and He quickly choreographed it so that all my time was focused on Him. I soon got fired from a job that I actually thought I … Read More

Any God Will Do

“There is no other God but one. For even if there are so-called gods . . . for us there is one God, the Father, of whom are all things, and we for Him; and one Lord Jesus Christ, through whom are all things, and through whom we live.” 1 Cor 4-6   [5] Sometimes I run into people who have an interesting view, and it’s tricky to talk to them. Often they won’t, so I don’t push them. But … Read More

Treats not Tricks

“In meekness [instruct] those that oppose themselves; God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth [that] they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken captive by him at his will.” 2Tim 2:25-26 (KJV)   [4] I was street-witnessing with Frank and the guys on Friday and I crossed paths with a quiet young man. I offered him a tract and he smiled and took it. Then I said something like, … Read More

Random Conversations

“Then the LORD answered me and said: Write the vision and make it plain on tablets, that he may run who reads it.” Hab 2:2 “They shall never hold their peace day or night. You who make mention of the LORD, do not keep silent,” Isaiah 62:6b   [3] I’m a little behind on my posts because last week I went to the ACFW (Association of Christian Fiction Writers) conference in Nashville. I like to travel alone at times like … Read More

Be Prepared

  “But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear.” 1 Pet 3:15     [2] My first big missionary trip was a completely unexpected opportunity to go to Russia with my church. It was unexpected because although I had heard the announcements, and my heart wanted to go, I knew that I didn’t have … Read More