Tag Archives: Born Again

Blind Date

My life was turned upside down by God when He used my then future wife to witness to me. At the time I was living as an atheist, minding my own business and working hard. I was physically active with tennis and ping pong, and I played chess. I was not actively dating anyone, but at my work place, the wife of a match-making couple “pestered” me about meeting a nice girl her husband knew at his work place. She said the girl was hearing-impaired like myself, loved cats, not a “religious fanatic”, and lived in a mobile home. Meanwhile, her husband told my future date that I was hearing impaired like herself, played tennis and chess. The reminders finally got to the point where I gave up all resistance and took the nice girl’s phone number. I was to call and make a date. Continue reading

Everything is New

2 Corinthians 5:17-18  “When anyone is in Christ, it is a whole new world. The old things are gone; suddenly, everything is new! All this is from God. Through Christ, God made peace between himself and us. And God gave us the work of bringing people into peace with him.” (ERV‬‬)

Repent & Believe

I was stubborn and unyielding. As an atheist I insisted there was no God. I said to myself that I tried to do everything the right way. I learned to deal with my deafness, and as a hearing impaired person I was able to survive. Yes, I survived the hearing world and I did “ok”. I was happy most of the time with that. Continue reading

God’s Design


I was about 5 years old.  My mother and I stood at the front door to our home.  We could see, and hear, the storm.  There was lightning and thunder.  It was totally amazing that I could hear something.  I heard thunder!  I was learning I could hear some things.  Not much, but some things.  I also saw lightning and thunder as part of a world I wanted to know more about.  It gave me an interest in science, and learning how the world was made. Continue reading