Category Archives: conversion

Conversion Story of Pilot who Led Attack on Pearl Harbor

“Wounded Tiger” A Nonfiction Novel “Wounded Tiger” is chiefly about Commander Mitsuo Fuchida, the pilot who led the attack on Pearl Harbor. This ambitious story opens on December 1941 in Tokyo, where Emperor Hirohito is described as falling weightless from … Continue reading

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Liberal Tired of Her “Tribe”

The article comes from Secularist Liberal Tired of her “Tribe”   Amazing letter today from a reader. I’ve hidden a bit to protect her identity: I’m a secular/agnostic Californian and longtime reader of your blog. I’ve enjoyed your books beginning … Continue reading

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Rock Bottom

In 2 Peter 1:5-7 Peter put faith first and then listed the other qualities. Every writer thinks strategically about word placement. There’s a reason Peter started with faith. 5 For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; … Continue reading

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Is it Your Family?

There are undocumented stories about my ancestors hiding silverware from the Confederates during the Civil War, about being related to Captain John Smith and Abe Lincoln and Chief Logan Corn Planter. I’ve since learned that many families tell these same romantic, … Continue reading

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Atheist Professor, Holly Ordway, Becomes Christian.

Dr. Holly Ordway has published a book titled Not God’s Type, telling her personal story. She begins “I had never in my life said a prayer, never been to a church service. Christmas meant presents a… Source: Atheist Professor, Holly … Continue reading

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How do you describe the indescribable?

Holy Spirit How can I describe One as indescribable as You, Lest others think me crazy? You, an invisible intelligence. Silent instigator, Planted in my heart, Infusing deep to the bone. Rewiring old patterns, Inventing me anew, Teaching gently how … Continue reading

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What’s with the dove?

The dove represents Holy Spirit, which is the only Force/Entity/Reality that was able to give me a new life. “But very truly I tell you, it is for your good that I am going away. Unless I go away, the … Continue reading

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A Hot Day in Samaria

John 4:4-17, 28-30 A Hot Day in Samaria This passage is about the time that Jesus encountered a woman at a town well. Scholars debate whether the story is allegorical or literal. Either way, my mind gets blown. For starters, a … Continue reading

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Dancing in Church

Perichoresis is a Greek word describing the relationship between the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. In John 15:26, Jesus says, “But I will send you the Comforter – the Holy Spirit, the source of all truth. He will come to … Continue reading

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Love? Ick!

My art ministry leader says, “Your job description is to LOVE…Art ministry is about the church loving artists…” and other similar statements about loving people. My inner voice objects: “But I don’t love people.” Fortunately, the art ministry leader gave … Continue reading

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