Contributed by Harold White on Jan 5, 2001
In the fifties the major discipline problems in our public schools were cigarette smoking,skipping class, running in the halls, spit balls, chewing gum, and whispering in class.
Today - the major problems are deadly weapons - kids carrying guns, knifes, and even assault weapons. This is followed
Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 23, 2001
ILL. Do you remember reading this article in the newspaper, "GIRL ACCUSED OF PRINCIPAL POISONING TRY"? It says, "An 11-year-old girl tried to poison her principal in an attempt to prevent her parents from learning that she had been in a fight at school, police said. The 5th grader had a
Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 23, 2001
The story is told about a professional football player who didn’t like to obey curfew, & many nights he sneaked out. He would take blankets & pillows & put them under the covers of his bed, so that when the coach checked his room, it would look like he was sound asleep like all the others.
Contributed by Steven Chapman on Mar 26, 2001
Think how many temptations you and I face in an ordinary day. Staying in bed late - the temptation to laziness. Growling at the breakfast table - the temptation to unkindness. Arguing over who should change the baby this time - the temptation to selfishness. Starting work 10 minutes late - the
Contributed by Lynn Floyd on Apr 25, 2001
1,000 unwed teenage girls become mothers
1,106 teenage girls get abortions
4,219 teenagers contract sexually transmitted diseases
500 adolescents begin using drugs
1,000 adolescents begin drinking alcohol
135,000 kids bring guns or other weapons to school
3,610 teens are
Contributed by Jonathan Lucas on Jun 13, 2001
If I Were the Devil
If I were the prince of darkness, I’d want to engulf the world in darkness, and I’d have a third of its real estate, and I’d have four-fifths of its population, but I wouldn’t be happy until I had seized the ripest apple on the tree. THEE. So I’d
Contributed by James Kelley on Jul 24, 2001
In America every 24 hours:
3,000 children see their parents divorced.
1,629 children are put in adult jail.
3,228 children run away from home.
Contributed by Bruce Howell on Aug 4, 2001
Illus.: Four Preachers Confess
Four preachers met for a friendly gathering. During the conversation one preacher said, “Our people come to us and pour out their hears, confess certain sins and needs. Let’s do the same. Confession is good for the soul.” In due time all agree.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 4, 2001
We can get ourselves in Trouble Fast
A burglar broke into a house one day. As he was stealing the valuables he heard a voice out of the darkness that said, "Jesus is watching you". He almost choked. He stoped and looked around and then he shook of his fear and went on stealing some more.
Contributed by Mike Leiter on Nov 11, 2001
Lying is becoming easier and easier for people these days. According to polls reported by USA Today American’s lie – and are lied to – much more than we realize. The book The Day America Told The Truth says that 91 percent of
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 25, 2002
THE CORPSE OF SIN
When he was arrested in February 2002 for dumping off as many as 200 bodies in nearby woods, 28 year old Ray Brent Marsh, the operator of Tri-State Crematory told authorities that the incinerator had not worked for some time.
A spokesman for the company that made the
Contributed by Eldon Reich on Mar 28, 2002
“Stuart Briscoe tell the story of a friend who often used an old fruit tree to escape from his second story bedroom window, especially when his father was about to punish him. One day the father announced that he was going to cut down the old tree because it had not borne fruit in many years. That
Contributed by Darren Ethier on May 9, 2002
William Rathje likes garbage. This Harvard-educated researcher is convinced we can learn a lot from the trash dumps of the world. Archaeologists have always examined trash to study a society. Rathje does the same; he just eliminates the wait. The Garbage Project, as he calls his organization,
Contributed by Ed Wood on May 21, 2002
In a Catholic church a sign was hanging over a shrine which said, "This Shrine is out of order. Do not worship here." That is a parable of what sin does to the Christian. It
Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Jul 28, 2002
Have you ever cleaned your living room and thought that it was clean only to have the sun shine in through the window and reveal all the dust that was left behind? Ruth Graham tells of the time that the TV news wanted to interview she and her husband Billy at their home. They got the house all
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Aug 2, 2002
Sin Compared to Poison
Dr. J. Wilbur Chapman told of a distinguished minister, Dr. Howard, from Australia who preached very strongly on the subject of sin. After the service, one of the church officers came to counsel with him in the study. “Dr. Howard,” he said, “we don’t want you to talk as
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 8, 2002
Of the many things in life that are certain one of them is you always get found out in the end or, to use the old adage, ’Be sure your sins will find you out’.
This young couple were about to get married. The young man went to his Dad and said, "I’m a bit apprehensive about getting married,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 15, 2002
Your sins will find you out!
According to a July 31 Associated Press story, police in Silver Spring, Maryland, can thank a forgetful robber for some good evidence: his picture.
Officers say the bandit robbed a camera store after asking for a passport picture. When the clerk opened the
Be sure your sin will find you out!
This young couple were about to get married. The young man went to his Dad and said, "I’m a bit apprehensive about getting married, Dad". "Why, son", said the Dad. "Well, I’ve got terribly smelly feet Dad and it’ll be so embarrassing when my wife finds out".
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 13, 2002
MIRROR IMAGE: David Vassallo, 46, boarded a jetliner in Philadelphia,
Penn., for a flight to North Carolina and allegedly bragged to another
passenger that he was an undercover federal sky marshal. The man he was
talking to was quite interested, since he was an undercover federal sky