Tag Archives: evangelism

Successor to Billy Graham

Going to take a second day breakaway from the twelve steps theme to focus on one more thing about the passing of Billy Graham. It’s not every day the greatest evangelist of the century dies. Not to get caught up … Continue reading

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Life on life

Ministry – including evangelism and discipleship — is people touching people – life on life. It is not just disseminating information. You can do that with a piece of paper or a book or a website. It is faith working … Continue reading

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‘Don’t give up on me’

My wife, Marti, loves to tell the story of a dramatic rescue in which she played a significant role when she was a flight attendant. On a routine done-it-a-hundred-times flight from Chicago to New York, a gentleman on board had … Continue reading

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Walk and talk

Tonight, we are privileged to have on our BlogTalkRadio show an old friend and spiritual mentor, Leighton Ford. Leighton has a long and illustrious career: as an evangelist with the Billy Graham Association, of which he served as Vice President; … Continue reading

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Just another dark horse

My friend Ron was the original dark horse. It all started with Marti suggesting I write a song about him. “How would I do that?” I said. “You can’t just write a song about a guy named Ron.” She thought … Continue reading

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Return of the Jesus Freaks

What will people think when they hear that I’m a Jesus freak What will people do when they find that it’s true I don’t really care if they label me a Jesus freak There ain’t no disguising the truth The … Continue reading

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Man in Black

Last night Marti and I were privileged to enjoy a little bit of musical theater around the songs and the memory of Johnny Cash. I say “little bit” to mean that the production and performance level of the play was … Continue reading

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People need the Lord

I just saw a sign for a 1980s party. Yikes. A ‘60s party I can stomach (saddle shoes, bobby socks and Elvis). I can stretch to accommodate a ‘70s party (hippie beads, bell bottoms and CSN&Y). But an ‘80s party? … Continue reading

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