Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 27, 2010
THEY SAID IT COULDN'T BE DONE
They experts said it was physically impossible for a human being to run a mile in four minutes. Our bone structure was all wrong, the wind resistance was too great, our lung power was inadequate. There appeared to be a 101 reasons why it could not be done!
Contributed by Paul Barreca on May 23, 2011
THE POST-IT NOTE
In his book, "Built to Last," Jim Collins describes how 3M employee Art Fry invented the Post-It Note:
"One day in 1974, while I was singing in the church choir, I had one of those creative moments. To make it easier to find the songs we were going to sing at each Sunday’s
Contributed by Michael Walther on May 25, 2011
WE'RE SUPPOSED TO BE SURROUNDED
The television series "Band of Brothers" follows the experiences of a company of paratroopers as they participate in the invasion of Europe. In one scene Lt. Richard Winters is leading his men into the heart of the Battle of the Bulge. Another Lt. is pulling
Contributed by Paul Barreca on Apr 8, 2012
WAR HORSE: PERSEVERENCE
Last week, I watched "War Horse." It's a Steven Spielberg film about a young English boy and his horse.
The family is about to lose their farm because dad bought a horse for his son. The father bears a war injury and cannot tend the farm. He spends his last money
Contributed by Mark Eberly on Jun 23, 2009
Note the contrast between fleeing and pursuing. It is not enough to just stop doing things or at least stop the frequency of those things that do not honor God. Sometimes it is easy to think, “I just do it once in while. What’s the harm?” The problem is that people really do see what you’re saying.