At a seminar meeting, the speaker stood in front of a large group of people with a roll of stickers in his hand. Behind him on the platform were tables filled with props that represented the stuff of our lives – a car, a house, a tiny desk that stood for our jobs.
The speaker roamed the stage
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 13, 2009
LIFE WITHOUT EASTER
The story is told of a young mother who found herself on the last train out of Poland during Hitler’s regime. She had her first-born toddler and her newborn nursing infant with her. The bombing was fierce, and the train had to stop many times for the passengers to take cover.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"There is no such thing as a life of passion any more than a continuous earthquake, or an eternal fever. Besides, who
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
Years ago there was a woman crossing the hills of South Wales on foot in the midst of a blizzard but she was not as fortunate as my wife and I were in South Dakota. She never made it to her destination. When they found her frozen body they did not understand why in that climate she was not wearing
Father William Bausch told a story of a boy who one morning had arrived very early at school and waited patiently at the door. Next to arrive was a lady who was surprised that this youngster had arrived so early. "It’s locked" the pupil said as the teacher tried the door. She began to fumble for
Contributed by Tim Smith on Feb 11, 2015
Robin Norwood in her book, “Why Me? Why This? Why Now?” writes, “A very wise old fried of mine who has just celebrated his 100th birthday said to me about a recent news broadcast he recently heard about 73 people losing their lives in a plan crash: “Don’t they know we can’t lose our lives? We can
Contributed by Jerry Stephens on Mar 26, 2016
Recently, I was watching a documentary about the top 101 inventions of all time. Pretty cool stuff. Human ingenuity is pretty amazing. We’ve figured out how to do all kinds of things.
What are some of the best things human imagination has come up with?
I have to tell you, they may not be
"I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly" (John 10:10 NKJV)
As Christians we are recipients of Divine life that is both eternal and abundant. Isn’t it strange therefore as to how often we speak about death in our vocabulary?
For instance, when our job or
A young couple visited a boarding care home which housed children for adoption. The care taker brought out all the children who were clean (freshly bath), well dressed, properly schooled in manners; for this couple’s inspection and selection. As they passed down the line and spoke to each child,