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The Power of Prayer: How Author John Dickson Came to the Faith

The Australian Christian author and speaker John Dickson came to Christ through the faithful witness of an ordinary, middle-aged mother named Glenda. In Australia, the public schools used to offer a Scripture class taught by a volunteer from the local church, and Glenda became his teacher. Eventually, Glenda invited the whole class to her house on Friday afternoons for lunch and honest conversation about Jesus. Dickson writes:

So we went back the next Friday and the next Friday and the next Friday. Slowly but surely, the "Jesus stuff" became as important as the food, so we came ...

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