Contributed by Brian Mccutchen on Jan 26, 2001
Grantland Rice, America’s first great sportswriter said it this way: “When Jesus comes to judge us, he will not be so concerned about
Contributed by Steven Chapman on Feb 8, 2001
Dr. Ellin Greene, of the University of Chicago, has said, "We get so quickly sidetracked from the simple story nature of our faith. We begin to think that theology saves us, that truth is somehow embodied in our theology of the Atonement, or our mastery of eschatological charts. But when Jesus
Contributed by Bruce Howell on May 30, 2001
Illus.: “The Boy Who Believes in the Holy Spirit Isn’t Here”
A children’s catechism class was learning the Apostles Creed. Each child had been assigned a sentence to repeat. The first one said, “I believe in God the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Jun 21, 2001
[Christian Contradictions, Citation: Joseph Roy, Leadership, Vol. 5, no. 4.]
A true Christian is a sign of contradiction--a living symbol of the Cross.
He or she is a person who believes the unbelievable, bears the unbearable, forgives the unforgivable, loves the unlovable, is perfectly happy
Contributed by Evie Megginson on Aug 3, 2001
Dr. H. A. Ironside, in his Lectures on Acts, recalls the story his mother told about his own dear father’s dying hour. The mother said, "Your father had this passage running through his mind. He kept repeating it constantly. ‘A great sheet and wild beasts and-and…’ He could
Contributed by Michael Milton on Sep 25, 2001
Some of you might have heard of the late Malcolm Muggeridge. He was a British journalist and a noted atheist for many years of his life. But in his sin, in the very midst of about to commit yet another vile act of wickedness, he came face to face with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He repented and
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2001
WASHINGTON BUREAU: Terry Mattingly’s religion column for 11/07/2001
It’s hard to miss the Big Idea when an artist puts it right on a painting in bold letters.
"He That Believeth Not Shall Be Damned. Not A Crown But Hellfire And Brimstone," wrote Howard Finster, using his unorthodox spelling
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 19, 2002
One-third of Americans Reassess Priorities After Terrorist Attacks
(RNS) One-third of Americans say the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks were a "life-altering experience" that caused them to change their priorities, according to a new Gallup poll.
Nearly half of conservative Christians -- 46
Contributed by Philip Cairns on Feb 1, 2002
Hugh Mackay, the Australian social researcher collected some interesting information about Australian attitudes toward religious subject matter. In 1999, 74% of Australians indicated a belief in God of some sort (although no attempt was made to clarify their idea of God). But to the more specific
Contributed by Matthew Rogers on Feb 20, 2002
The Barna research group recently conducted an extensive survey in the twelve largest Christian denominations in the U.S. What they uncovered was shocking. Only 41% of all adults surveyed believed in the total accuracy of the Bible. Only 40% believed Christ
Contributed by Rick Stacy on Mar 15, 2002
SAVING GRIZZLY ADAMS
Rick Stacy, Pastor in Okemos, Michigan tells a story about Ken Bailey.
Ken was a laborer on the Alaska Pipeline back in the mid 70’s. He worked up in the icy cold for a year and came back with $30,000. That was a lot of money 30 years ago! He blew it all in a
Contributed by Johnny Carver on Apr 12, 2002
Helen Keller (born blind and deaf) was asked, “What is the greatest calamity?” She
Contributed by Dana Chau on Mar 18, 2002
Someone has said, "Living life is building a bridge into eternity." The world’s religions require mankind to build his own bridge with his own resources. Christianity, on the other hand, provides the bridge. Not only that, the Builder of
Contributed by Jerry Falwell on May 15, 2002
96% believe in God.
92% believe the Bible is God’s Word.
42% belong to a local
Contributed by Darren Ethier on May 21, 2002
My four-year-old granddaughter, Amanda, went to the doctor’s office with a fever. The doctor looked in her ears and said, "Who’s in there? Donald Duck?"She said, "No." He looked in her nose and said, "Who’s in there? Mickey Mouse?"Again she said, "No." He put his stethoscope on her heart and said,
Contributed by Mary Lewis on Jul 2, 2002
When we give our lives to Christ, the Scripture tells us that Jesus comes to dwell in our hearts through the Holy Spirit.
Sometimes this can be a difficult concept to get hold of
I heard a story about a 7-yr.-old girl who told her three-year-old sister that she had found Jesus and that she had
Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 5, 2002
One particularly sober-minded person was eulogized as a saint who
Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 6, 2002
"Look at others and be distressed. Look at yourself, and be depressed. Look to God, and
Contributed by Victor Yap on Aug 29, 2002
W.H. Griffith Thomas scourged Christians this way, “There is no greater foe to Christianity than mere profession. There is no greater discredit to Christianity today than to stand up for it, and yet not live it in our lives. There is no greater danger in the Christian world today than to stand up
I was a member of THE YOUNG AND RESTLESS in THE GENERAL HOSPITAL in the city of DALLAS. I was waiting to see THE DOCTORS. They told me I was at THE EDGE OF NIGHT, my condition was very serious. Suddenly, I realized I had just ... ONE LIFE TO LIVE. I wanted to see ALL MY CHILDREN before I entered