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CYMBALA'S EASTER STORY Jim Cymbala preaches at a church in the slums of New York. He tells the following story: It was Easter Sunday and I was s...
Scripture: Exodus 18:15-18:18, Luke 23:32-23:34, 1 Corinthians 13:1-13:8, John 13:34-13:35, Matthew 25:34-25:45, [more]
A LITTLE GIRL’S PRAYER One night I had worked hard to help a mother in the labor ward; but in spite of all we could do she died, leaving us with a...
In his book The Pressure’s Off, psychologist Larry Crabb tells this story from his childhood. One Saturday afternoon, I decided I was a big boy and...
Mike Breaux, when he was the Sr. Pastor at Southland Christian Church in Lexington, KY, made this point in a dramatic fashion. On the day he was to pr...
Scripture: John 3:16
Tags: Christian Values
IF WE'D ONLY JOINED HANDS SOONER A number of years ago in Canada, a little two-year-old girl wandered away from her neighborhood. It was a cold, wi...
Scripture: Romans 15:1-15:7
NO RUNS, NO HITS, NO ERRORS In one little Midwestern town, Miss Jones had the distinction of being the oldest resident in town. So when she died, t...
HUMOROUS DEFINITIONS Definitions matter. Do you know what these words mean? ABDICATE: To give up all hope of ever having a flat stomach. ADULT:...
Scripture: Proverbs 17:22
The story is told of a farmhand who had worked for a married couple for several years. As time went on, the couple grew older and older and they could...
Scripture: Romans 8:14-8:17
CARL'S GOSPEL GARDEN He didn't talk much. He would always greet you with a big smile and a firm handshake. Even after living in our neighborhood fo...
Scripture: 1 Peter 1:22-1:25
Tags: Christian Witness
THE MARK OF JESUS When I was pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Levelland, there was a man in our church, the owner of a local business and...
Scripture: Ephesians 5:25-5:33