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CHAPTER FOUR -- 'TWAS THE NIGHT, BEFORE THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

 
birdie tableREBECCA –
I was convinced that if there was one person who would never accept Jesus, it was Birdie. So, when Birdie asked:“Why do you read your Bible?” I realized a remarkable truth: God trusts me with my friend’s eternal soul!
 
BIRDIE –
Rebecca turned to me and answered: “Because my Bible tells me that Jesus is the only way to be saved.”
 
REBECCA –
I thought that sealed the deal! I was not expecting what Birdie said next!
 
BIRDIE –
“I don’t believe there is just one way. People have a right to their own opinions.”
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CHAPTER FIVE: A REBEL CHANGED


birdie bedBIRDIE –
You can literally look at my college records and see when I accepted the Lord. You see, when I had come home for Christmas that year, my dad had a “gift” for me. It was a letter, from the university, stating that I had been placed on academic probation.
 
REBECCA –
It wasn’t a lack of intelligence that caused Birdie’s failing grades. It was because she didn’t care. She was out late with friends. She missed classes. She didn’t turn in her work. On top of that, she traveled a lot with the bands.
 
BIRDIE –
One day, I handed my World History professor an official excused-absence notice from the music department before class. 
He was a handsome tall Texan and we all had a “crush” on him.
He said: "Girl, you tell those folks in the music department that you’re gonna fail world history if you keep missing class - even if you are excused!"

But when I returned to college after Christmas break, this rebel changed! Rebecca rode back to school with me. We carried our luggage into the dorm room we shared and Rebecca leveled her eyes at me and said:

“From this point on, you won’t make anything less than a B in any class you take!”

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Chapter 9: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

rebecca birdie kidsThe Team

REBECCA –
One month till graduation from seminary! Then what?

BIRDIE –
Soooo many said: “You’re crazy! No church will hire a woman.”

REBECCA –
We knew it. All we could say: “If God called us, that’s His problem.”

BIRDIE –
One night traveling, Rebecca said, “Wouldn’t it be awful to spend this long in school and die before graduating?”

REBECCA –
We laughed.

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Guest — bonnie Johnson
You guys are TOO funny Great read - I remember Southern Seminary days - and that composite photograph. Also remember sporting ... Read More
Thursday, 09 June 2016 08:14
Guest — karen Small
Ok Yall need to pray I get back to work...I've been reading this all afternoon to catch up. Like a good book can't put it down or... Read More
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