Time Magazine's obituary - Dr. Wilfred Thomason Grenfell's
October 21, 1940.
Oct. 21, 1940 - Wilfred Grenfell spent his boyhood on the Sands of Dee near Cheshire, England.
He used to filch biscuits and wine from his school larder to give to fishermen as they left at dawn to catch the
Mad Mike Hughes had a mission, to launch himself into outer space. He believed the earth was flat, and the only way to prove it was to go up into space and take a photo of the flat earth.
He did not trust others to document the truth, he would only believe it if he saw it with his own eyes.
Hard to believe, but I may have a collector’s item! In my own house!
Now, before you start sending me “Can I see it?” types of emails, maybe I should explain just what this “collector’s item” really is. Really, it wasn’t that much of a collectible, even from a couple of years ago. It’s only
Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Feb 23, 2020
Consider Bill, who was just a young man at the time. He had tried preaching, but didn’t always feel the power of God or see any results. One of his contemporaries, Charles Templeton, got into academia and started to believe scripture as flawed and outdated. Bill wondered about all of this. A
Contributed by James Snyder on Feb 22, 2020
As time has gone by, I have learned a few things. According to the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage, I have not learned enough yet, but that's just her opinion. She gave me a great compliment the other day when she said, “Dear, you’re as smart as you will ever be.”
I am still not over that,
Three ways our choice to follow God is like a computer (phone/electric device)
1. We need to stay plugged in to keep our batteries charged.
(prayer, scripture, worship all charge our batteries)
2. We need to keep our Virus Protection up-to-date.
(Sin is as prevalent as viruses on the internet.
After one of our members came down with the flu, was in intensive care for 10 days, we became very aware of how easily it is passed, especially to our elderly members. Which brought about these thoughts.
1) You are 70% Less likely to get the flu (or pass it) if you wash your hands properly.
My wife and I occasionally balance our diets with some good old Chinese food! Besides, every cook deserves at least one day off and I plan on doing this for my favorite gal as often as I can!
One of the best things about these restaurants is wondering what kind of "fortune" we'll
One of the worst things that could happen to anybody is a car accident. My oldest son had this happen recently. He was okay, just a few bruises, but the car was totaled. Not good.
A day or so later, he and I went to the garage where the car had been towed. We took turns removing his personal
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Feb 17, 2020
Twenty years ago, Rwanda experienced a horrible genocide as one tribal group attacked and massacred another over tribal rivalry.
Here is one story of forgiveness from that horrid era.
“He killed my father and three brothers. He did these killings with other people, but he came alone to me and
A boy asked his father, “Dad, what is the size of God? How big is He?”
The Father looked up at the sky and saw a little plane In the far distance and asked his son, “What is the
Size of the plane in the sky?”
The boy replied, “It is really small. I can hardly see it in the sky."
Contributed by James Snyder on Feb 15, 2020
I was going through my office the other day looking for something, and then I saw it for the first time in many years. It was my old typewriter.
Most people today have no idea what the typewriter is. I remember, however, my very first typewriter. I was so excited to get it and begin writing with
Contributed by Davon Huss on Feb 15, 2020
“The Guy in the Glass,” source unknown.
When you get what you want in your struggle for self and the world makes you king for a day,
Then go to the mirror and look at yourself and see what that guy has to say.
For it isn’t your father, mother or wife whose judgement upon you must pass.
MY HANDS AND GOD’S HEART CAN ACCOMPLISH GOD’S WORK IN SOME OF THE STRANGEST WAYS. PONDER MY STORY…
There was this wonderful King that loved his people so much. This King had prayed for a son for years. But all he and the queen ever had was a DAUGHTER. She was absolutely beautiful. To add to
How many of you remember minibikes? These “bikes” were smaller than motorcycles, and used a smaller engine. I thought they looked like lawnmower engines, but maybe they were bigger. The minibikes were fun, but you had to have space on your property to ride them. They weren’t legal for riding on the
How many times have you seen a house that looked so promising, you couldn’t help but want to buy it? That very thing happened to me some time ago. I was interested in buying a home, and sure enough, there was one caught my eye! It wasn’t too far from where I was working, the price seemed
Benjamin Kwashi, a Christian leader from Jos, Nigeria, tells the following story of how the gospel came to his part of the country:
Missionaries came to my home area of Nigeria in 1907. One of them was a man named Reverend Fox. Reverend Fox was a professor at Cambridge University, and when he
Do you know the name of Yuri Gagarin??
The year was 1961 and this Russian cosmonaut was the first human to travel into space. After circling the earth, the atheistic astronaut came back and declared that he looked outside his capsule and didn’t see God anywhere.
To which Dr. W. A. Criswell
In the forests of Northern Europe lives the ermine, a small animal best known for his snow-white fur, which is his protection and security. Instinctively, he protects his glossy coat with great care lest it become soiled. Hunters often capitalize on this trait. Instead of setting a mechanical trap
When the Spanish explorer Hernando Cortez landed at Vera Cruz, Mexico in 1519 he was intent on conquest. To assure the devotion of his men, Cortez set fire to his fleet of eleven ships! With no means of retreat, Cortez’s army had only one direction to move, into the Mexican interior.