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"Massive Growth of Christianity Reported in India," Update by Pastor Ralph, June 6, 2012.
"Why Wait?" Teens Today, December 26, 1993, p. 8. The Church Advocate, July 6, 1995, pp. 8-9. The case for abstaining from sexual intercourse until marriage.
"God's Garden," Live, October 19, 1986, p. 4. This piece looks at us Christians as God's garden over whom He rejoices.
"Where Did That Spark Plug Come From?" The Workman Quarterly, Summer 1987, pp. 96-97. The unheralded gifts of church members are indispensable.
"Amazing Grace," Vista Holiness Digest, September 20, 1992, p. 6. Also reprinted in Companions, June 1992, p. 4; Evangel, February 7, 1993; The Gem, July 25, 1993, p. 1-4; Standard, November 21, 1993, pp. 6-7. The story of the author of the beloved song, "Amazing Grace," former slave-ship captain John Newton.
"The Great Earthworm Race," Sunday Digest, April 25, 1993, pp. 6-7. Also in Evangel, August 22, 1993, p. 7; Standard, September 19, 1993, pp. 1-2 A humorous piece about seeking God's direction in our lives.
"The Magic of Dentistry," a humorous piece about making lame excuses for our actions.
"Thy Will Be Done," an encouragement to pray specifically.
"Using the Internet to Build Christian Community," Use of chat, instant messaging, forums, and e-mail discussion for evangelism, fellowship, and teaching.
"Standing Tall," Acorns, February 3, 1992, pp. 1-3. Purpose (in press). The story of Zacchaeus finding Jesus' acceptance.
"Neither Do I Condemn You," Acorns, February 24, 1992. A short story about Jesus' mercy to the woman taken in adultery.
"God's Man at Bearcat Tool & Die," Evangel, May 1, 1988, pp. 1-4. Also in Standard, September 18, 1988, pp. 4-6. Story of a convert working out his new-found faith in a factory setting.
"The Fruit of a Grandfather's Prayers: A Story of the Prophet Samuel," The Pentecostal Messenger, September 1987, p. 19. Also published in Evangel, August 9, 1987, pp. 7-8 and Message of the Open Bible, July-August 1994, p. 12. Prayer for our children and grandchildren is heard and answered. Samuel's sons went astray, but his grandson Heman became a temple singer and musical prophet (1 Chronicles 25:5; 6:32; 16:41-42).
"Squanto: God's Special Indian," High Adventure, Fall 1989, pp. 8-9; and Clubhouse, Meeting 3, 1989, pp. 2-5. A children's story of Squanto who through God's providence allowed the Pilgrims to survive, and ultimately became a Christian.
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