MeLissa LeFleur



MeLissa LeFleur is the co-founder of GotQuestions.org and has a passion to use the internet to reach people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. She is the author of Why Believe, a Bible study published through Stonecroft Ministries, and hundreds of online articles. She holds a degree in Christian Ministries and Journalism from Calvary Bible College in Kansas City, Missouri.





Jesus and the Sea of Galilee  |  Dec 12, 2013
The Sea of Galilee was the scene of many of Jesus' miracles. It's where He walked on water, calmed the storm, and fed the people. And it's where He reconciled with one of His best friends.

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Empty Nest  |  May 3, 2016
Some nests are empty because the chicks have flown away. Some nests were never filled to begin with. Whichever the case, God sees and cares.

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Choosing Forgiveness  |  Apr 4, 2016
Forgiveness is a choice. A hard, sacrificial, self-denying choice. With Christ's help, the feeling comes later.

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Ministry Highlight: Global Action  |  Nov, 2015
A behind-the-scenes look at Global Action, a ministry dedicated to empowering and equiping local pastors and church leaders in developing nations.
Part 1: Ministry Highlights
Part 2: Social Justice and the Great Commission

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C.T. Studd: Cannibals need Missionaries, too  |  Oct 20, 2015
C.T. Studd gave up a professional athletic career, a large inheritance, and his health for one reason: to reach the lost for Christ. And to be an example for us.

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In Vitro Fertilization and the Forgotten Abortion  |  Sep 9, 2015
In Vitro Fertilization has brought thousands of hopeful couples the baby of their dreams. But what happens to the abandoned fertilized eggs? Is their destruction the same as abortion?

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Abortion is Messy  |  Aug 3, 2015
We forget — abortion is messy. We forget that it's so prevalent, around us everywhere. The recent videos remind us, but how should we respond?

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See Beyond the Fog  |  Jul 13, 2015
News sources and social media blare at us, trying to scare us that the sky is falling. But if we remember that the end of the story is already written, we can see beyond the fog.

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Anderson  |  Mar 25, 2015
An orphaned 10-year-old boy has a decision: the streets and drugs or the love of God. Compassion International made that choice possible.

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Sanctuary  |  Mar 18, 2015
Compassion International provides meals, education, healthcare, and Jesus' love. But in the darkest parts of Brazil, they also bring sanctuary.

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Super Bowl Ads and Valuing Women  |  Feb 5, 2015
This year's Super Bowl featured several ads encouraging us to value women; to respect them and recognize their strength. But the message was not universal.

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Age 10: The Crucial Year  |  Dec 3, 2014
Studies are showing what youth workers have known for a long time — age 10 is a crucial year for influencing kids. How are we reaching our fifth graders?

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The Bible Unplugged  |  Jul 28, 2014
Smart phones are amazing — with one device you can keep in contact, share with friends, even read the Bible. But sometimes the distractions are more powerful than the convenience and we need to unplug our Bibles.

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Compassion International in the Dominican Republic: The Child Sponsorship Program  |  Apr 25, 2014
Compassion International is dedicated to 'releasing children from poverty in Jesus' name.' Find out how you can help with the Child Sponsorship Program.

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A Blanket for Someone Else's Baby  |  Apr 15, 2014
It takes a special grace to adopt a child. But even more grace to watch him slip away.

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Missionary Support  |  Mar 17, 2014
Missionaries work long hours in often dangerous circumstances. They have to raise their own tenuous support. All to fill a calling God has given them. How can we take better care of our missionaries?

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Children's Ministry  |  Mar 12, 2014
We have these children for a very short time. What can God do during this time to change the course of their lives?

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The Trials and Blessings of a Church Elder  |  Jan 14, 2014
A pastor's kid thinks back to her own childhood when her husband is asked to become an elder. Are the trials, hard work, and lack of appreciation really worth it?

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My Refrigerator Kid  |  Jan 28, 2013
Several years ago, my husband and I changed our perspective on children. We haven’t been able to have kids of our own, but we decided that instead of moping around and bemoaning our lack, we would enjoy life and serve others. One of our greatest joys is being able to invest in the lives of other people’s children. One way we have done this is through Compassion International.

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Jesus Christ: Version 316.4  |  Nov 7, 2012
We each have our various passions, and we sometimes develop our version of Jesus around those values. We pick and choose from our favorite attributes until we have the perfect Jesus for us. Have you allowed your environment, passions, and culture to influence your view of Jesus?

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God doesn't make sense  |  Aug 2, 2012
God doesn't make sense - How can I learn to trust Him anyway? What is the key to trusting God when times are tough? Are tough times actually God's mercies in disguise?

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A Letter to Infertile Women on Mother's Day  |  May 9, 2012
Infertility can be very difficult for women who desire children, and Mother's Day can be a painful reminder. Here are a few tips for surviving Mother's Day with your heart intact. If you're a woman struggling with infertility, this letter is for you.

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