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Brian Mavis avatar
Our House Was Directly Across The Street From The ...
Shared By: Brian Mavis on Oct 30, 2000
Summary: Our house was directly across the street from the clinic entrance of John Hopkins in Baltimore. We lived downstairs and rented the upstairs rooms to outpatients at the clinic. One summer evening as I was fixing supper, there was a knock at the doo...
Category: Stories
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Or Would You Be More Like The Woman Who Was ...
Shared By: Russell Brownworth on Dec 11, 2000
Summary: Or would you be more like the woman who was bitten by a rabid dog, and it looked like she was going to die from rabies. The doctor told her to put her final affairs in order. So the woman took pen and paper, and began writing furiously. In fact s...
Category: Humor
based on 245 ratings
Denomination: United Methodist
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The Animal Kingdom Is Fascinating To ...
Shared By: Gerald Cornelius on Dec 15, 2000
Summary: The animal kingdom is fascinating to observe. There is fierce competition that exists within various species. For example, the wild Dogs of Africa are competitive for their mates. In a documentary one pack of dogs revealed this s...
Category: Stories
based on 116 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
Ivan Robinson avatar
A Man Was Walking On The Beach One Afternoon ...
Shared By: Ivan Robinson on Dec 21, 2000
Summary: A man was walking on the beach one afternoon kicking up the sand, discussed with certain things. There on the beach was a bottle and as he walked he kicked the bottle into the surf. POP Out of the bottle came a mysterious being... a Jeannie. &#8...
Category: Humor
based on 194 ratings
Denomination: Adventist
Scripture: none
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I Read Of A Student Who Made A Mistake Of ...
Shared By: Owen Bourgaize on Nov 18, 2000
Summary: I read of a student who made a mistake of identification. He was in the college chapel and, looking at the order of service, groaned aloud. The middle-aged lady next to him asked what was the matter. The student replied, "It’s the preacher. He’s...
Category: Humor
based on 104 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Joshua 5:1
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A Vicar Had A Dream. He Was On His Way To Heaven. ...
Shared By: Owen Bourgaize on Nov 9, 2000
Summary: A vicar had a dream. He was on his way to heaven. Before him there stretched a long flight of stairs. As he started to go up, he was given a piece of chalk and told that he must put a chalk mark on each of the steps for each sin he had committed. ...
Category: Humor
based on 153 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Judge A Man By The Reputation Of His Enemies. ...
Shared By: Carlton Coon on Dec 27, 2000
Summary: Judge a man by the reputation of his enemies. Arabian Proverb
Category: Quotes
based on 83 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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If You Look At A Sundial On A Cloudy Day, The ...
Shared By: Owen Bourgaize on Oct 18, 2000
Summary: If you look at a sundial on a cloudy day, the pointer doesn’t leave a shadow to indicate the time, it’s quite ineffective in that state. Without the “sealing of the Spirit” we’re just like that sundial, failing to live up to expectation and realizi...
Category: Stories
based on 216 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-20:100
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Jackie Robinson Was The First African American To ...
Shared By: Bruce Howell on Dec 29, 2000
Summary: JACKIE ROBINSON was the first African American to play baseball in the major leagues. Breaking baseball’s color barrier, he faced hostile crowds in every stadium. While playing one day in his home stadium of Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, he comm...
Category: Stories
based on 223 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: Mark 2:1-5
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A School Teacher Asked Her First Graders To Draw ...
Shared By: Bruce Howell on Dec 29, 2000
Summary: A SCHOOL TEACHER asked her first graders to draw a picture of something they were thankful for. She thought of how little these children from poor neighborhoods actually had to be thankful for. She reasoned that most of them would no doubt draw pi...
Category: Stories
based on 150 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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Dallas Seminary Professor Howard Hendricks ...
Shared By: Doug Lyon on Jan 12, 2001
Summary: Dallas Seminary professor Howard Hendricks defines a close friend as someone who "knows everything about you, yet totally accepts you; will listen to your most heretical ideas without rejecting you; and knows how to criticize you in a way you’ll lis...
Category: Quotes
based on 113 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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Soon After Jack Benny Died, George Burns Was ...
Shared By: Doug Lyon on Jan 12, 2001
Summary: Soon after Jack Benny died, George Burns was interviewed on TV. Burns commented, "Jack and I had a wonderful friendship for nearly 55 years. Jack never walked out on me when I sang a song, and I never walked out on him when he played the violin. ...
Category: Quotes
based on 106 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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I Read The Story Of Two Friends In World War I ...
Shared By: Doug Lyon on Jan 12, 2001
Summary: I read the story of two friends in World War I who were inseparable. They had enlisted together, trained together, were shipped overseas together, and fought side-by-side in the trenches. During an attack, one of the men was critically wounded in ...
Category: Stories
based on 277 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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Nate Saint And Fellow Missionaries Jim Elliot, Ed ...
Shared By: Mark Haines on Jan 20, 2001
Summary: Nate Saint and fellow missionaries Jim Elliot, Ed McCully, Pete Fleming, and Roger Youderian had set up camp on a little sandbar in hopes of making contact with the primitive Aucas, known for their fierce infighting and hatred of outsiders. The five...
Category: Stories
based on 77 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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Poet Samuel Daniel, A Contemporary Of ...
Shared By: Robert Cobb on Jan 21, 2001
Summary: Poet Samuel Daniel, a contemporary of Shakespeare, said, "Love is a sickness full of woes, all remedies refusing." Love is the universal topic of writers, poets and singers. It is the subject of both highbrow literature and the lowly country song.
Category: Quotes
based on 107 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Eighty Percent Truth
Shared By: Victor Yap on Jan 23, 2001
Summary: Martin Scorcese, the famous Hollywood director once said, "You can tell a great lie, if 80% is the truth."
Category: Quotes
based on 79 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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About 6am On A Wed Morning James Lawson Of ...
Shared By: Jeffrey Stewart on Oct 21, 2000
Summary: About 6am on a Wed morning James Lawson of Running Springs, CA left home to apply for a new job. An hour later his 36 yr old wife, Pasty left for her 5th grade teaching job down the mountain with her 2 children, 5 yr old Susan and 2 yr old Jerry. Un...
Category: Stories
based on 81 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
Victor Yap avatar
St. John Of The Cross (1542-1591) Said, "a ...
Shared By: Victor Yap on Jan 25, 2001
Summary: St. John of the Cross (1542-1591) said, "A Christian should always remember that the value of his good works is not based on their number and excellence, but on the love of God which prompts him to do these things."
Category: Quotes
based on 73 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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Bill Hybels, The Pastor Of Willow Creek ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Oct 31, 2000
Summary: Bill Hybels, the pastor of Willow Creek Community Church just outside of Chicago makes this statement. “If you create a loving community, first time seekers will sniff it and say “I want in.”
Category: Quotes
based on 112 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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The Grand Essentials To Happiness In This ...
Shared By: David DeWitt on Dec 14, 2000
Summary: “The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, someone to love and something to hope for.” Joseph Addison
Category: Quotes
based on 84 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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A Preacher’s Prayer: “lord, Fill My ...
Shared By: Brian McCutchen on Jan 26, 2001
Summary: A Preacher’s Prayer: “Lord, fill my mouth with worthwhile stuff, and nudge me when I’ve said enough.”
Category: Humor
based on 104 ratings
Scripture: none
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Church Conflicts Happen For Pretty Unusual ...
Shared By: Dan Erickson on Jan 28, 2001
Summary: Church conflicts happen for pretty unusual reasons. In the 1890s there was a small Baptist church in Mayfield County, Kentucky. The church had just two deacons, and those two men seemed to be constantly arguing and bickering with each other. On a pa...
Category: Stories
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During The Conflict In Sarajevo A Reporter Who ...
Shared By: Victor Yap on Jan 29, 2001
Summary: During the conflict in Sarajevo a reporter who was covering the conflict in the middle of Sarajevo saw a little girl shot by a sniper. The reporter threw down his pad and pencil, and stopped being a reporter for a few minutes. He rushed to the man w...
Category: Stories
based on 125 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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It Was Sunday Morning And Harry Was Off. He ...
Shared By: Chris Appleby on Jan 29, 2001
Summary: It was Sunday morning and Harry was off. He pulled out of his driveway in his 2-seater convertible, with the roof closed because of typical Melbourne driving rain, and headed for church. But as he turned into the main road he saw ahead of him three ...
Category: Humor
based on 119 ratings
Denomination: Anglican
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Marquis De Lafayette Was A French General And ...
Shared By: Damien Spikereit on Nov 3, 2000
Summary: - Marquis de Lafayette was a French general and politician who helped George Washington in the American Revolution. After the war was over, he returned to France and resumed his life as a farmer of many estates. In 1783, the harvest was a terribl...
Category: Stories
based on 121 ratings
Scripture: John 4:35-42
Ross Mitchell avatar
A Husband Was Told By The Marriage Counselor To ...
Shared By: Ross Mitchell on Jan 30, 2001
Summary: A husband was told by the marriage counselor to try and be nice to his wife. One day he comes home from work. He’s dressed up in a suit, he has cologne on, he has a bouquet of flowers and a box of candy in his hands. He’s ...
Category: Humor
based on 95 ratings
Scripture: none
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1917: Russian Orthodox Church Bishops Were ...
Shared By: Guy McGraw on Jan 30, 2001
Summary: 1917: Russian Orthodox Church bishops were having a convocation: came to a heated debate with fusing and feuding. A few doors down the street another meeting was going on. The Bulshavics were together plotting the overthrow of the Czar. Revolut...
Category: Stories
based on 147 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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I Heard Of One Pastor Who Spoke Up And Said, ...
Shared By: Guy McGraw on Jan 30, 2001
Summary: I heard of one Pastor who spoke up and said, ‘Bro. Brown would you please stand and lead us in a word of criticism’.
Category: Humor
based on 197 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: John 17:20-23
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Bob Keeshan, You And I Know Him As "captain ...
Shared By: Mark Hensley on Oct 18, 2000
Summary: Bob Keeshan, you and I know him as "Captain Kangaroo" once said: "Attention is like a daily bouquet of love"
Category: Quotes
based on 128 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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One Of Life’s Major Mistakes Is Being The ...
Shared By: Mark Hensley on Oct 18, 2000
Summary: One of life’s major mistakes is being the last member in the family to come down with the flu -- after all the sympathy has run out. *Bill Vaughan
Category: Humor
based on 135 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none