Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 8, 2021
. A woman met with a counselor and stated, "I want to divorce my husband."
?On what grounds?” asked the counselor.
?Grounds? We have two acres at the edge of town with a big lawn and some fruit trees.”
?No, that's not what I meant. Do you have a grudge?”
?Yes, we've a two car
Contributed by Shawn Drake on Mar 7, 2021
Many years ago, I coached the High School Swimming team. I had several athletes that went to College on scholarships; but the athlete I was thinking about while I was preparing this sermon, went on to compete in Triathlons. A Triathlon is a 1 mile swim, 25 mile bike ride, and a 6 mile run.
Contributed by James Snyder on Mar 6, 2021
I am nowhere to be found when it comes to crafts, remodeling, and just plain fixer-uppers. My carpentry skills are nowhere to be found even though I've looked for a long time.
If I try to fix something, I make it worse than it was. Fixing is not my strong suit.
On the other side of the
Contributed by John Bright on Mar 5, 2021
I don’t see as many vending machines around as I used to see. The ones I see now, you can pay with your phone or your smart watch. In the old days, all the vending machines had the food on metal coils that would rotate and move the food forward when you make your selection. Sometimes, that item
Contributed by Don Carpenter on Mar 2, 2021
Will Smith and Gene Hackman star in the 1998 movie, Enemy of the State. The concept is that whether you deserve it or not, the Government has immense capabilities to spy on every minute detail of your life. As unnerving as the film was, technology has only grown more
Contributed by James Snyder on Feb 27, 2021
For some reason, the last several weeks we have been getting many visitors at our door. I'm not sure if this is a general trend or if it is just our door.
Some of them have been salesmen, religious people, scam artists, and a host of other people. They only had one goal in mind, and that was
We have hope. We walk in blessed assurance that Jesus died for us. The 7 years coming on this world will be THE GREAT TRIBULATION. Current, prayed up and ready Christians have nothing to fear. God is in control. We have hope. As the world goes into a paradigm or pattern change the dead in Christ
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Feb 24, 2021
“Every Valentine’s Day our campus newspaper has a section for student messages. Last year my roommate surprised his girlfriend with roses and dinner at a fancy restaurant. When they returned from their date, she leafed through the paper to see if he had written a note to her. Near the bottom of
Contributed by John Bright on Feb 24, 2021
We are surrounded by things we can’t see, so are they real?
It was really windy here this week. Did you see it? Of course not! We can’t see the wind. I saw the trees moving. I heard the wind chimes on the porch. I felt it on my skin. I never saw it… so is the wind real?
Last week, during
Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Feb 22, 2021
Life has its challenges to our walking in God’s presence. But, we are presented with an opportunity, in all things remember that the closer you are to God, the more defined and
Contributed by Shawn Drake on Feb 20, 2021
Several years ago, Karen and I was up in the Ruidoso area; and I decided to try a short cut that I thought I knew about. The problem was, the road turned into a very rough dirt road; and the further we went, the worse the road became. We came upon a farmer’s house and land; and there was a
Contributed by Shawn Drake on Feb 20, 2021
Many years ago, I was a Manager for McDonald’s and one of my Shift Manager’s who had 6 children lived in a very abusive situation. Her boyfriend who lived with her and the 6 children did not work; and he would do drugs all day while she worked. One day she came to me at work and asked for
Contributed by James Snyder on Feb 20, 2021
If there's anybody that can be conned, it's Yours Truly. It's not so much that I'm stupid; I'm just naïve. I believe when somebody says something, they mean exactly what they say.
So, if you can't swindle me, you might as well hang it up and get a real job. I must
Contributed by John Bright on Feb 19, 2021
In the “Freedom in Christ” course, Neil Anderson and Steve Goss, share an illustration that I just love –
“You know the fairy tale of the princess who decided to kiss a frog? When she kissed the frog, he changes into a handsome prince. Now imagine they go out to a fancy restaurant to celebrate
COME HOME PRODIGAL! COME HOME! COME IN HOPE! COME IN JOY! GOD HAS A BONUS FOR HIS CHILDREN.
Zechariah 9:12 Turn you to the strong hold, ye prisoners of hope: even to day do I declare that I will render double unto thee;
By faith we are prisoners, prisoners that are filled with a hope out
Napoleon Hill in Think and Grow Rich talked about a gold miner that was three feet from finding gold. The story says a young man dug and dug and never found gold. The Colorado gold mine was a big frustration so after many months he quit. The first minner that quit was only three feet from striking
Contributed by James Snyder on Feb 13, 2021
Fifty years ago, I was a teenager. Boy, do I miss those Days of Yore. It's not that I would like to relive them, but I was a much different person back then.
As a teenager, I knew everything, and all you had to do was ask me. Even if you didn't ask me, I still would tell you what was on my
Introduction: At the time of this story, Joseph was second in command only to Pharaoh, the king of Egypt. Joseph’s brothers had come a year or so before this to buy grain; now, that grain was gone and they came back to purchase some more. But they were in for a surprise once they came in contact
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Feb 8, 2021
One of my wife’s third graders was wearing a Fitbit watch, which prompted my wife to ask, “Are you tracking your steps?” “No,” said the little girl. “I wear this for Mommy so
Contributed by Jw Worcester on Feb 8, 2021
The true “Lord’s Prayer” is John 17, also sometimes called the High Priestly Prayer. In verses 1 – 20 Jesus had already prayed for Himself and His mission. He also prayed for His disciples. Jesus prayed this prayer before Jesus and the disciples left for the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus was