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A newspaper held a competition to find out how people would describe friendship. The winning answer was, “A friend is someone who’s walking in when ev...
THE CHEERING CROWD Picabo Street first joined the U.S. Ski Team when she was only 17. She went on to become the only American skier to ever win...
Scripture: Luke 19:29
I remember a Youth Minister saying years ago "My problem is not motivating people; My problem is people DE-motivating me!" From years in ministry I ha...
Sebastian Kresge started a five and dime in 1899 and it grew – people came to his store for good prices on decent products – his idea of a “blue-light...
Tags: Finding Fulfillment
“If You Can’t Beat ‘Em?” Philippians 1: 12-14 Key verse(s): 14:“Because of my chains, most of the brothers in the Lord have been encouraged to speak t...
One of the most touching moment in the Sydney Olympics was when Eric "The Swimmer" Moussambani of Equatorial Guinea swam in the 100-meter free style q...
Clovis Chappell, a minister from a century back, used to tell the story of two paddleboats. They left Memphis about the same time, traveling down the...
Blessed are the merciful. I learned the truth of this Beatitude from Henri Nouwen, a priest who used to teach at Harvard University. At the height o...
Scripture: Matthew 5:5
THE TELEGRAPH Back when the telegraph was the fastest means of long-distance communication, there was a story about a young man who applied for a j...
From rags to riches. These kinds of stories always excite us somewhat. They are feel-good stories and they always offer to the common person a bit of...
Contributor: Steve Shepherd
Tags: Forgiveness General