These stories are used with permission from Signs Publishing Company. More of these stories can be found in these collections: Ordinary People—Extraordinary God, Ordinary People—Faithful God, and Ordinary People—Generous God
"Please God, help me!" I wept in the darkness, gripping the wheel tighter as the waves broke above me. Even in Vanuatu, it can be cold in a storm, and my foul-weather gear did not protect me completely against the salt water that smashed across the bows and into the cockpit.
A few days later, while conversing with a friend of mine who owned a shop, I suggested he might try to sell some of my cassettes. Because he had heard me sing at quite a few functions, he suggested I set up my backing equipment outside his shop and see what would happen.