Contributed by Donny Granberry on Jun 19, 2008
My wife and I live on a cul-de-sac, and that is like saying that all roads in Pasadena lead to our home.
There is only one way, one path that leads to our home, and
Contributed by Adam Deibert on May 7, 2004
William Barclay lists 6 points on which early Christians were slandered.
The practice of the Lord’s Supper, with its language about the body and blood of the Lord, was distorted so that the Christians were depicted as vicious cannibals.
The great emphasis on love was turned into the slander
A young police officer was taking his final exam for the police academy and he read the following question in the exam paper:
"You are on patrol in the outer city when an explosion occurs in a gas main in a nearby street.
On investigation you find that a large hole has been
Contributed by Davon Huss on Sep 7, 2004
Are You Being Served? was a British sitcom that ran from 1972 to 1985. It was set in the very old-fashioned Grace Brothers department store, owned by Mr. Grace. The program deals with the working life of the staff of the Ladies’ and Gent’s outfitting departments. Captain Peacock is in overall
Contributed by Paul Wallace on Sep 22, 2004
There may be times in your life when God tells you to leave a situation. Sometimes an abused spouse has to flee to a domestic abuse shelter in order to escape the wrath of her husband. Although the Bible does not specifically address physical abuse as grounds for divorce; I believe God sometimes
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Oct 24, 2004
“A Green and White Plate!” 2 Corinthians 5: 16-21 Key verse(s): 17: “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!.”
“London businessman Lindsay Clegg told the story of a warehouse property he was selling. The building had been empty for months
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 2, 2004
I was in a Christian bookstore in St. Louis not that long ago. I was walking around looking at the different books on the shelves and trinkets that you could buy. I really didn’t see much that I thought was worth my attention, so I started heading to the door. Before I got to the door, however,
Contributed by Bart Leger on Feb 14, 2005
As a senor citizen was driving down the freeway, his car phone rang. Answering, he heard his wife’s voice urgently warning him, “Herman, I just heard on the news that there’s some nut going the wrong way on 280. Please
Contributed by Peter Amerman on May 25, 2005
If I wanted to communicate and influence people into consider the philosophy of atheism, I could do that by teaching in the classrooms of our colleges and universities; but, I doubt it would have much effect. But, if I wanted to introduce it and market it for the culture in general, I would enlist
A number of years ago I read a newspaper article about a man who was a member of a religious cult that believed that the utilization of modern medical science was unneccessary and any needed healing
which a person needed could be accomplished through fervent prayer. His wife, who was 8 months
Contributed by Timothy Smith on Jun 4, 2005
One of the truths of the Bible given over and over again is you can never be good enough on your own to earn heaven. Because once you sin one time, you can’t brag to a perfect God how good you are. I mean, you don’t impress the engineers of Boeing with the airplane that you made from paper. You
Contributed by Eric Peloquin on Jun 23, 2005
When Wycliffe translator Doug Meland and his wife moved into a village of Brazil’s Fulnio Indians, he was referred to simply as “the white man.” The term was by no means complimentary, since other white men had exploited them, burned their homes, and robbed them of their lands.
But after the
Contributed by Tim Richards on Jul 3, 2005
There is a hill in the lake district called Rash Judgment Point and that it was given that name by William Wordsworth. The story goes that while he and his sister were standing at the top of this hill one day during the harvest season looking down on the lake below, they saw a man in a boat
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 27, 2005
When I was pregnant with my now 2 year old, in the UK, Mark’s parents asked if we would like Mark’s old cot for the baby to sleep in. The first chance that Mark and I were alone, I went on and on, something like ’What kind of a country is this, having babies sleep on cots! How dangerous! I want to
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Dec 6, 2005
Consider the story of Hans the tailor. Because of his reputation, an influential entrepreneur visiting the city ordered a tailor-made suit. But when he came to pick up his suit, the customer found that one sleeve twisted that way and the other this way; one shoulder bulged out and the caved in.
Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Jul 28, 2006
May 2000 Mr.Kevin storey, was driving down the M3 from Poole to Winchester He was pulled up by the traffic police he was doing 68mph in 50mph zone. However the officer was not intrested in his speeding but more interested in the Kit Kat he had been eating whilst driving. He explained it was a
Contributed by C Vincent on Feb 13, 2009
Go through the optical illusions: (slides 1-6)
The eyes can be deceiving. The brain may tell us one thing while our eyes see another.
Dog: How do we respond? (7)
Most of us warm to animals.
Children begging: How do we respond? (8)
The sight of children may cause us to think more deeply
I was a senior in high school when one of my neighbors, George, committed suicide. He was 19 the only son his mother, a poor widow, Mrs. Maria. He hung himself because some friends made fun of him… Mrs. Maria mourned over the terrible loss of her only son was not her only pain. She felt the
Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Jul 13, 2009
A former archbishop of Canterbury arrived in New York. A journalist asked him, “Will you be visiting any of our nightclubs whilst you are here?” The archbishop mischievously replied, “Are there any night clubs here?” Next day a newspaper headline read: “Archbishop’s first question on arriving in