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Tony Miano avatar
With The Dust Settling From Our Recent Elections, ...
Shared By: Tony Miano on Dec 8, 2000
Summary: With the dust settling from our recent elections, I had an opportunity to review some sound bites that were overlooked by mainstream media. One reporter asked the presidential and vice-presidential candidates a very simple question. “Why did...
Category: Humor
based on 121 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
Bill Prater avatar
The Story Is About A Man By The Name Of Larry ...
Shared By: Bill Prater on Jan 5, 2001
Summary: The story is about a man by the name of Larry Walters, a 33-year-old man who decided he wanted to see his neighborhood from a new perspective. So, he went down to the local army surplus store and bought forty-five used weather balloons. That a...
Category: Humor
Barry  Hidey avatar
Immediately Following The Baltimore ...
Shared By: Barry Hidey on Jan 12, 2001
Summary: Immediately following the Baltimore Raven’s final game last December(1999), Coach Brian Billick gathered the Ravens and said: "We’ve raised the bar. We can’t go back. We are at a new level, and we will move forward. Our fans, the m...
Category: Quotes
based on 122 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: Matthew 1:1-28:31
David Simmons avatar
When I Think Of Risk, I Think Of The Story Of ...
Shared By: David Simmons on Jan 18, 2001
Summary: When I think of risk, I think of the story of Lucinda Williams who was a Missouri woman who moved to Dallas back in the mid-1800’s. When she moved to Dallas, she asked her landlady if there was a Baptist church in town. The landlady said there was...
Category: Stories
based on 94 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
James Wilson avatar
Because Of Erosion, The Historic Cape Hatteras ...
Shared By: James Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
Summary: Because of erosion, the historic Cape Hatteras Lighthouse was in peril of washing into the Atlantic Ocean. So Congress appropriated $12 million for the National Park service to move it 2900 feet to safety. With a combination of care, expertise,...
Category: Stories
based on 117 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
James Wilson avatar
Those Of Us Who Pray For The Persecuted Church, ...
Shared By: James Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
Summary: Those of us who pray for the persecuted church, mourned the loss of Cardinal Ignatius Kung who died last month at the age of 98. Though I’m not a Catholic, I admire Cardinal Kung who stood by his convictions, and withstood persecution for his ...
Category: Stories
based on 121 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
James Wilson avatar
With His Life In Disarray, Steven Lavaggi Sat On ...
Shared By: James Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
Summary: With his life in disarray, Steven Lavaggi sat on his bedroom’s wooden floor, and began searching his Bible for answers. His wife had just left him to marry a writer for The Rolling Stone Magazine. Ten days later, Steven discovered his son was ...
Category: Stories
based on 92 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Genesis 45:3-15
Victor Yap avatar
One Of My Favorite Comedies Is "groundhog Day", A ...
Shared By: Victor Yap on Jan 23, 2001
Summary: One of my favorite comedies is "Groundhog Day", a make-believe story about a weather man, Phil Conners who has a bad attitude, even worse manners, and a razor tongue. He was was reporting on Groundhog Day from a small town he cared little about. T...
Category: Movies / Videos
based on 126 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
Dennis Marquardt avatar
Moral Erosion Continues In America, ...
Shared By: Dennis Marquardt on Jan 23, 2001
Summary: ILLUS: Moral erosion continues in America, according to James Patterson and Peter Kim. They report that 74 percent of Americans will steal from those who won’t miss it, and 64 percent will lie for convenience as long as no one is hurt. Most Am...
Category: Statistics
based on 144 ratings
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Scripture: none
Denn Guptill avatar
Fred Smith, In His Book Learning To Lead Wrote ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Oct 23, 2000
Summary: Fred Smith, in his book Learning to Lead wrote “The shepherd or pastor’s ultimate goal is not to please the sheep but to please God.” Cecil Paul the Author of Passages of a Pastor says that pastors need to free themselves from and I quote “The Tyr...
Category: Quotes
based on 110 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Ed Doss avatar
Cleveland Stroud Had Coached The Blue Collar ...
Shared By: Ed Doss on Oct 24, 2000
Summary: Cleveland Stroud had coached the Blue Collar Bulldogs for 18 years before his basketball team made it to the championship. Stroud recalls that "it was a perfect night¨ when they won. "A night you dream of". He was carried around the gym on the shoul...
Category: Stories
based on 76 ratings
Scripture: Ruth 1:1-4:4
Ed Doss avatar
Reuben Gonzales Was In The Final Match Of A Pro ...
Shared By: Ed Doss on Oct 24, 2000
Summary: Reuben Gonzales was in the final match of a pro racquetball tournament. In the 4th and final game, at match point, Gonzales made a super kill shot into the front wall to win the game. The referee called it good. Two linesman affirmed that the shot w...
Category: Stories
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Grantland Rice, America’s First Great ...
Shared By: Brian McCutchen on Jan 26, 2001
Summary: Grantland Rice, America’s first great sportswriter said it this way: “When Jesus comes to judge us, he will not be so concerned about whether we won or lost, but how we played the game!”
Category: Quotes
based on 93 ratings
Scripture: none
Jeff Kolk avatar
You Probably Have Heard The Name Levi Strauss, ...
Shared By: Jeff Kolk on Jan 27, 2001
Summary: You probably have heard the name Levi Strauss, but do you know the name of Jacob Davis? You know of Levi Strauss because of Levi's blue jeans. Levi made the most of an opportunity given him by a man named Jacob Davis. I got the following story fr...
Category: Stories
based on 112 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Ecclesiastes 4:9-12
Jim Mooney avatar
D. L. Moody Said, "character Is What You Are In ...
Shared By: Jim Mooney on Nov 1, 2000
Summary: D. L. Moody said, "Character is what you are in the dark."
Category: Quotes
based on 138 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
SermonCentral Staff avatar
General Macarthur And Winston Churchill Both ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jan 30, 2001
Summary: General MacArthur and Winston Churchill both said, "We don’t answer criticism. We don’t respond to slander. We don’t respond to accusation. If we did it would take all our time just fighting attacks."
Category: Quotes
based on 113 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Titus 3:1-2
Timothy Peck avatar
Barb’s Life Is A Mess. Her Drinking Problem ...
Shared By: Timothy Peck on Feb 1, 2001
Summary: Barb’s life is a mess. Her drinking problem is out of control, and her husband Ken refuses to cover for her anymore. Everyone around her sees Barb’s problem, but they all pretend like everything’s just fine, a classic case of denia...
Category: Stories
Steven Chapman avatar
Someone Is Reported To Have Asked A Concert ...
Shared By: Steven Chapman on Nov 6, 2000
Summary: Someone is reported to have asked a concert violinist in New York’s Carnegie Hall how she became so skilled. She said that it was by “planned neglect”. She planned to neglect everything that was not related to her goal.
Category: Quotes
based on 112 ratings
Scripture: none
Gregory Dawson avatar
Once There Was A Traveling Preacher Who Was ...
Shared By: Gregory Dawson on Feb 10, 2001
Summary: Once there was a traveling preacher who was making his rounds to several preaching points. One of these preaching locations was the edge of a corn field. Arriving early at the corn field the preacher found himself alone. He decided to wait and see ...
Category: Humor
Davon Huss avatar
Excerpts From Saturday Evening Post Magazine ...
Shared By: Davon Huss on Feb 19, 2001
Summary: Excerpts From Saturday Evening Post Magazine article on Jack La Lanne: Fit for Life. At 86, Jack La Lanne has dipped, chinned, pushed, pulled, and lifted more often than anyone in recorded history. His present training regimen is tailor-made for on...
Category: Stories
based on 152 ratings
Scripture: none
Owen Bourgaize avatar
Hitler Imprisoned A German Pastor, Martin ...
Shared By: Owen Bourgaize on Mar 5, 2001
Summary: Hitler imprisoned a German pastor, Martin Niemoeller, for eight years. He spent some time in prisons and concentration camps, including Dachau. Hitler realised that if Niemoeller, a First World War hero, could be persuaded to join his cause then m...
Category: Stories
based on 139 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
Tony Miano avatar
As I Look Ahead, Far Ahead, Two To Three Years ...
Shared By: Tony Miano on Mar 10, 2001
Summary: "As I look ahead, far ahead, two to three years down the road, I do see God doing it, even though I may not know all of the details today. That’s what vision is. Vision is not a crystal ball or hearing audible voices. It is the belief in on...
Category: Quotes
based on 162 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
Ted Sutherland avatar
In The Seoul Olympics, Sailing Competitions Were ...
Shared By: Ted Sutherland on Mar 12, 2001
Summary: In the Seoul Olympics, sailing competitions were under way at Pusan on September 24, 1988, with winds raging at 35 knots and playing havoc with the boats. Two sailors of the Singapore team, Joseph Chan and Shaw Her, were thrown overboard when their ...
Category: Stories
based on 110 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
Rob Ross avatar
It Is Better To Train Ten People Than To Do The ...
Shared By: Rob Ross on Mar 17, 2001
Summary: It is better to train ten people than to do the work of ten people. But it is harder. Moody
Category: Quotes
based on 106 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
Scott Carson avatar
On March 30th Of 1981 When Then President Ronald ...
Shared By: Scott Carson on Mar 29, 2001
Summary: On March 30th of 1981 when then President Ronald Reagan was shot in the left side of his chest by a deranged John Hinckley Jr., Reagan was rushed to George Washington University Hospital. When one of the doctors told the President that they were goi...
Category: Quotes
based on 110 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
Alan Perkins avatar
There Is Nothing More Difficult To Take In ...
Shared By: Alan Perkins on Apr 3, 2001
Summary: "There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things. Because the innovator has for enemies all those who have done well unde...
Category: Quotes
based on 136 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
Brian Mavis avatar
Just In Case Your Boss Catches You Asleep At Your ...
Shared By: Brian Mavis on Apr 4, 2001
Summary: Just in case your boss catches you asleep at your desk, be ready to blurt out one of these excuses: *They told me at the blood bank that this might happen. *This is just a 15-minute power nap like they raved about in that time management cours...
Category: Humor
based on 80 ratings
Scripture: none
Brian Mavis avatar
Nothing In The World Can Take The Place Of ...
Shared By: Brian Mavis on Apr 5, 2001
Summary: "Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not. Nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not. Unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not. The world is full of educate...
Category: Quotes
based on 50 ratings
Scripture: none
Scott Carson avatar
Second Place Is Okay, If You Like Being ...
Shared By: Scott Carson on Apr 10, 2001
Summary: “Second place is okay, if you like being first in a long line of losers.”
Category: Quotes
based on 112 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
Dennis Clark avatar
Johnny Hunt(i Think): "if You Don’t See ...
Shared By: Dennis Clark on Apr 12, 2001
Summary: Johnny Hunt(I think): "If you don’t see it before you see it you will never see it!"
Category: Quotes
based on 105 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none