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ALMOST MORNING Dr. W. A Criswell, Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Dallas Texas, said on one occasion on an airplane flight he found himself s...
WHAT IS YOUR COLT? Bill Wilson pastors an inner city church in New York City. His mission field is a very violent place. He himself has been stabbe...
Scripture: Matthew 25:14-25:29
Tags: Easter Palm Sunday
Dr. Larry Petton Years ago I heard the compelling story of a young pastor whose son was very sick and not ex...
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
A youth minister was attending a Special Olympics where handicapped children competed with tremendous dedication & enthusiasm. One event was the 220-y...
Contributor: Stephen Funderburk
Tags: Church Body Of Christ
A PASTOR’S DREAM OF HIS OWN WORSHIP SERVICE The story is told of a pastor of a large church who had a dream one night that really opened his eyes....
Scripture: 1 Samuel 16:7
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
JUST LIKE EVERYONE ELSE There was a Christian Fraternity on a state university campus. This Fraternity had a solid reputation for being a group of...
HE CRIED FOR ME Jan, who was a young mother in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, 20 years ago, tells a remarkable story from that time in her life. In a...
Scripture: Psalms 62:5-62:8
Tags: Suffering Loneliness
ACCOUNTABILITY QUESTIONS FOR MEN Accountability requires being vulnerable enough to allow someone to explore your habits, priorities and neglect. C...
Tags: Christian Disciplines