Contributed by Melvin Newland on Nov 14, 2001
Bill McCartney retired as the head coach of the Colorado football team several years ago. His reason for retirement was not because he was unsuccessful as a coach. His teams had won the national championship. They had been in the top 10 many times.
McCartney said that he was retiring
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2001
A young boy by the name of James had a desire to be the most famous manufacturer and salesman of cheese in the world. He planned on becoming rich and famous by making and selling cheese and began with a little buggy pulled by a pony named Paddy. After making his cheese, he would load his wagon and
Contributed by Tim Zingale on Nov 11, 2002
May your Saturday mornings be special.
The author is unknown.
The older I get, the more I enjoy Saturday mornings. Perhaps it’s the quiet solitude that comes with being the first to rise, or maybe it’s the unbounded joy of not having to be at work. Either way, the first few hours of a
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Nov 21, 2003
One Thanksgiving season a family was seated around their table, looking at the annual holiday bird. From the oldest to the youngest, they were to express their praise. When they came to the 5-year-old in the family, he began by looking at the turkey and expressing his thanks to the turkey, saying
Contributed by Bruce Howell on Oct 7, 2004
ERIC LIDDELL--Olympic hero in the 1924 games who refused to run in heats because they were held on Sunday. Lost the chance to win the gold in twso events but went on to win the 400.
Arms thrashing, head bobbing and tilted, legs dancing, Liddell ran to victory, five meters ahead of the silver
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 21, 2011
IT WON'T HAPPEN TO US
We began the week with the story of the Chicago nightclub fire in which 21 people were killed as they rushed to the exit. The club had already been cited for overcrowding and other safety violations--like not enough doors and windows. What happened was that a bouncer used
It is amazing how we can focus on things that don’t matter and neglect the most important things in life. We need to learn how to choose our battles better. Leonard Ravenhill said it
Contributed by David Ward on Feb 25, 2016
"Rain Man" was the top moneymaking film of 1988, and also won the Oscar for Best Picture. It tells the story of an abrasive and selfish wheeler-dealer named Charlie (Tom Cruise), who discovers that his estranged father has died and bequeathed all of his multimillion-dollar estate to his other son,
A BIG MAC OR THE TEN COMMANDMENTS??
Which can you name first?
(1) The Commandments found in Exodus 20
(2) The ingredients of a Big Mac Burger from McDonalds
Most Americans when surveyed did a better job naming the seven ingredients of a Big Mac: two all-beef patties, special
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste; there are no honors too distant to the man
Contributed by Ken Pell on Jul 3, 2007
Can you imagine what it was like for the church in Smyrna as they watched their beloved and aged pastor burn at the stake? Polycarp was his name. he was a disciple of Jesus’ disciple, the Apostle John. One could tell it immediately because he possessed the same tenderness
Contributed by Bill Butsko on Sep 2, 2007
“No Farewell to Love”
As an aged Christian lay dying, a friend called to say farewell. “I have just had three other visitors,” said the dying man, “and with two of them I parted; but the third I shall keep with me forever.”
“Who are they?” “the first was Faith, and I said, ‘Goodbye, Faith!
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jan 19, 2010
LOYALTY TO JESUS
"One's loyalty to Jesus must come before his loyalty to his family or even to life itself."
Source: John F. Walvoord and Roy B. Zuck, Editors, The Bible Knowledge Commentary,
Contributed by Hansel Young on Nov 15, 2007
John Stott wrote, “I could never believe in God, if it were not for the cross… In the real world of pain, how could one worship a God who was immune to it? I have entered many Buddhist temples in different Asian countries and stood respectfully before the statue of Buddha, his legs crossed, arms