Witness Encounters

It was about 8:00 p.m. as my wife and I were riding from Viejas Indian Reservation to Alpine, California, in our daughter's and son-in-law's van with...
Cleveland As I waited in line to check-in for my flight from Cleveland to Chicago, a woman in front of me asked me to save her spot while she made an...
A number of years ago Karen and I met a couple at the San Diego airport. Both of them were archaeologists on their way home to Baltimore. I talked to...
During a flight, I was sitting beside the assistant curator of a large museum. He saw me eating something nutritious so he asked if I was into health...
The purpose of the following article is twofold. First, it is a witness encounter to motivate you to take advantage of any opportunity to share your...
While volunteering as a chaplain for the American Red Cross during the California Wildfires of 2003, Bill stopped at Sharp Cabrillo Hospital to visit...
An elderly Jewish woman, who had accepted Yeshua as her Messiah, heard my radio broadcast. She called the ministry because she was concerned about...
In addition to speaking engagements, I love doing one-on-one evangelism and witnessing. I want to share a few of my many "witness encounters" that...
A Jewish man listened intently for one hour as I shared with him about the history of the Middle East conflict and the unfolding and final Biblical...
Jeff was program manager at a local radio station which aired my weekly broadcast. I would usually go to the station late at night on Friday or...
Lynne Patton Stewart called the ministry to see if I could visit her ex-husband, Terry (and father to their children, Eric and Kristin) who was in...
How many potential witness opportunities have you had in your lifetime? Hundreds? Maybe thousands? How many of these people did you share your faith...
I have hundreds of witness encounters every year. An unexpected one happened last summer. As I was walking up to the Giant Eagle grocery store an...
While ministering in San Diego one year, I shared with a Muslim taxi driver from Iraq my faith in Jesus Christ. He replied, "Us Muslims and you...
While conversing with a yoga instructor at a San Diego YMCA, a man who has been training Navy Seals for the past year and a half overheard us. He...
You never know whom you might meet. This was evident one day as my brother, Randy, was on his way back from the grocery store. His car broke down and...
I  was witnessing to a man devoted to a religion which claimed all paths lead to God. He believed the founder of his religion was the true...
While doing street ministry in the San Diego area, Bill Rudge met a man named Tom who appeared to be about 60 years old. He had been living on the...
While I was receiving therapy for injuries sustained in a car accident, the therapist asked me questions about my faith and the Bible. He often made...
A couple of years ago, I was speaking at Erie Assembly of God to very receptive college students attending Master's Commission. Afterward, Karen and...
I  was having a conversation with “Joe” at his place of employment one day. A co-worker blurted out that “Joe” was living with one woman but also had...
After speaking at the Iranian Center in London, a young man from Iran came up to me and told how he came to know that the God who created him was a...