When it comes to abortion ministry, sometimes "the cause" can overpower the common sense of the abolitionist, with gospel-hindering results. Ministry to Law Enforcement Donnie, Matt, and I had a short but profitable time of ministry outside the station. More than a dozen officers received gospel tracts. Sign evangelism and tract distribution outside police stations is an … [Read more...]
Abortuary Ministry: Things You Should Know Before You Start
I've been involved in abortuary ministry for almost eight years. There are many things I wish someone would have told me before I started. This is not a "how-to" article. There are plenty of articles and videos available that can show you the do's and don'ts of abortuary ministry. I humbly offer these articles and videos for your consideration. In this article, I will … [Read more...]
Studying the Last Question Asked: Does the Bible Endorse Abortion?
A student at Augustana College approached me and asked how I could worship a God that endorsed abortion. I didn't handle the objection well. So, when I got home I opened my Bible and studied. Study the Last Question Asked My friend, Mark Spence, taught me something very important several years ago. He said, "Study the last question asked." Here's what he meant. If you … [Read more...]
Scripture Reading: Proclaiming the Gospel with Just the Word of God
Just the other day I retired the Open-Air Preaching Bible I have used in pulpits and on streets around the world, for the last seven years. This Bible, custom-built by Graham and Sam Wathen at Preserve the Word, saw use in more than half the Unitied States, as well as Canada, Israel, Norway, England, Scotland, and Kenya. While my Bible's cover and overall construction would … [Read more...]
Law Enforcement Lives Matter: Do All Lives Really Matter to Lucas?
With temperatures near-zero, Donnie and I spent an hour outside Davenport P.D. A brief conversation with Lucas made enduring the bitter cold well-worth it. We Would Get There Eventually Donnie arrived at my house shortly before 9 AM. I knew my gospel signs were in the back of my vehicle, and my pockets were stuffed with church and Police Lives Matter gospel tracts. Donnie and … [Read more...]
Trial: The State of Iowa (Plaintiff) v. Anthony Edward Miano (Defendant)
On Tuesday, January 9, 2018, I stood trial. I stood accused of Disorderly Conduct: Loud and Raucous Noise, causing distress to people inside a public building. This article will provide a snapshot of the trial, the verdict, and the sentencing. The Parties and the People's Burden Prosecutor, representing the Johnson County and the State of Iowa: Assistant Johnson County … [Read more...]
Children are a Heritage from the Lord (New Gospel Tract)
"Children are a Heritage from the Lord" is the title of my new gospel tract, which is published by Marv Plementosh of One Million Tracts. My Church Believes Children are a Heritage from the Lord My church home and family is Grace Fellowship Church, located in Davenport, Iowa. Our church can best be described as Reformed Baptist. The elders are presently preparing our church's … [Read more...]