Contributed by Tim Zingale on Jan 1, 2001
The following illustrates that point. "In a stately church a noticeably untidy man visited the church for the first time. He was met by one of the smartly-dressed ushers who immediately ushered him to a back pew so that his unkept appearance and foul odor would not upset the decorum of the
Contributed by Steve Hanchett on Jan 15, 2001
"Isaac’s Storm" is a very interesting book about the hurricane that wiped out Galveston in 1900. One of the main plot lines of the book is about how everyone was convinced that a hurricane could never strike Galveston, even as one approached. The author vividly
Contributed by James Wilson on Oct 18, 2000
The phone rang. Dad put down his garden tools, wiped the sweat from his face and rushed into the house to grab the phone before its final ring. With his mind on his Saturday morning chores, he didn’t notice the sliding glass patio door was closed.
Mom found him in a pool of blood with glass
Contributed by Victor Yap on Jan 23, 2001
It¡¦s been said, "When a man with money meets a man with
experience, the man with the experience ends up with the money and the
Contributed by Victor Yap on Jan 29, 2001
Calvin Miller said, "One cannot even begin to understand the life of Christ
Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Jan 31, 2001
.V. McGee estimates that 75% of the members of the average church might not be genuinely saved.(religious club) Billy Graham states that 80% of those who make salvation
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 1, 2001
I heard about an African-American who tried to attend a church. Sadly, the church wouldn’t even let him attend a service.
The pastor said, "You just need to pray about it."
About three weeks later the pastor saw him and asked, "Did you talk to the Lord about it?"
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 1, 2001
Years ago, Leslie Flynn penned a book called, Great Church Fights. In it he chronicled the way people in different churches would go after each other – all in the name of Jesus Christ. A young father heard a commotion out in his backyard, he looked outside and saw his daughter and several
Contributed by Scott Cox on Nov 4, 2000
DL Moody was a great evangelist from Chicago. He went to England once and met a young man there that wanted to preach in his church. Moody agreed thinking that he would never see him again. To his dismay he recieved a letter that said the young man would be in his town shorlty and wanted to take
Contributed by Timothy Peck on Feb 1, 2001
When we vote we demonstrate our beliefs by the way we vote. Some people demonstrate by joining political organizations, others by writing letters to government leaders or editorial pages for the local newspaper. Some people demonstrate by picketing, whether it’s an abortion clinic or a
Contributed by Scott Weber on Mar 23, 2001
Have you ever heard the story of (insert two names) first date?
- She was expecting him to show up. She was dressed up and waiting patiently. However, by the time he was an hour late, she figured she had been stood up. So, she took off her makeup, put on her pajamas, gathered all the
The seed growing secretly can be best communicated by the following true story. A little girl loved the Lord and longed to share the message of Christ to those on the mission field. She contributed a penny to a missionary to help in the work of evangelizing the people of Burma. The missionary was
Contributed by Bruce Howell on Mar 28, 2001
Illus.: “How the Word Was Cut Into His Heart”
When the Christians in Lahore, India, wanted to stamp Matthew 11:28 on the back of Gospels they had printed, they found they could not obtain a rubber stamp with which to do it. The only way was to get a clever Moslem to cut the words in rubber for
Contributed by David Dewitt on Apr 1, 2001
In Hampton Court near London, there is a grapevine under glass; it is about 1,000 years old and has but one root which is at least two feet thick. Some of the branches are 200 feet long. Because of skillful cutting and pruning, the vine produces several tons of grapes each year. Even though some
Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Apr 7, 2001
Values can be completely reversed in certain circumstances. You may have heard the story of how when the "Titanic" was sinking, a rich lady was in her cabin when the order to abandon ship was given. There was no time for packing possessions. She noticed two things on her dressing table - her
Contributed by Steve Malone on Apr 7, 2001
NO CROSS, NO POLAND
Charles Colson in his book Kingdoms In Conflict, tells how
before the collapse of communism, the government of Poland issued an order that all crucifixes were to be removed from classroom walls just as they had been banned in factories, hospitals, and other public
Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Apr 22, 2001
I read that the Eskimos of Canada and Greenland have an interesting, if rather cruel, way of hunting bear. They will take a bone, preferably a wolf bone, and they will sharpen it at both ends. Then they will coil it through a process, freeze it in blubber and lay it across one of the paths the
Contributed by Joel Pankow on May 3, 2001
Jackie Chan movie. This man is very innovative in the way that he makes fight scenes. Instead of just using normal karate chops and the like, he will use common every day items and create unbelievable fight scenes with them. In one scene, he fights off dozens of men with a common every day step
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 24, 2001
"A new industry report says that total consumer spending online in February 2001 trended upward to an estimated $3.4 billion ."
"The Boston Consulting Group study says that the sales in the nine leading online categories
Many years ago a man conned his way into the orchestra of the emperor of China although he could not play a note. Whenever the group practiced or performed, he would hold his flute against his lips, pretending to play but not making a sound. He received a modest salary an enjoyed a comfortable