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Tony Campolo Says That His Wife Is A Brilliant ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Feb 21, 2001
Summary: Tony Campolo says that his wife is a brilliant woman. She has a PHD & is capable of pursuing a very profitable career. But she elected to stay home with her children when they were young. Her decision didn’t bother her at all except when ot...
Category: Humor
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It Was Pentecost Sunday. As The Congregation ...
Shared By: Bruce Howell on Mar 23, 2004
Summary: IT WAS PENTECOST SUNDAY. As the congregation filed into church, the ushers handed each person a bright red carnation to symbolize the festive spirit of the day. The people listened attentively to the reading of the Pentecost story from the Book of...
Category: Humor
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Tony Evans on Getting Un-Stuck
Shared By: Jeff Strite on Apr 28, 2008
Summary: TONY EVANS ON GETTING UN-STUCK Tony Evans, a popular black preacher from down in Texas, spoke of being on an elevator in a high-rise building. He said he’d never been particularly comfortable on such elevators. There was something about riding up...
Category: Stories
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Famous Businessman Practices ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Nov 30, 2009
Summary: Famous Businessman Practices Tithing One Famous Business man: About a 100 plus years ago a young man had to leave home because his family could not afford to feed and house him. On his way to his future he met an old friend who was captain of a can...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Malachi 3:6-18
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Examples Of Famous People Who Tithed Before They ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Nov 30, 2009
Summary: Examples of Famous People Who Tithed Before They Became Rich A young man accepted the call to become an African missionary but found on further examination that his wife could not stand the climate of Africa. It made her very sick. He was heartbrok...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
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Take The Silver With You” (verse 25) More ...
Shared By: Dale Pilgrim on Mar 28, 2010
Summary: "Take the silver with you” (verse 25) more accurately translated really means, “bind the money in your hand”. E.g. – Have you ever put that tithe on the dresser, to get it ready for Sunday but somehow when Sunday came you had used the money for a ne...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Salvation Army
Scripture: none
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Shared By: Fr Mund Cargill Thompson on Oct 21, 2010
Summary: I am very grateful for the people who (when I was an 18 year old student) taught me to tithe. At the time they had very little to get out of it - it was a church full of students. Students don’t have very much money - and 10% is not very much, not...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Anglican
Scripture: none
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I Tithe—He'll Find Me.
Shared By: Denn Guptill on May 1, 2011
Summary: "I TITHE--HE'LL FIND ME." Two men have ended up marooned on an island in the South Pacific. You can fill in the blanks as to how they got there. So they are on the clichéic deserted island, one palm tree, nothing to see but the ocean. One ...
Category: Humor
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Denomination: Wesleyan
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Cirrhosis of the Giver
Shared By: Jonathan Campbell on Jun 23, 2011
Summary: CIRRHOSIS OF THE GIVER Many in our day seem to be afflicted with that terrible disease known as Cirrhosis of the Giver. This terrible malady renders the afflicted person’s hand incapable of moving from the wallet to the offering plate. The only k...
Category: Humor
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: Mark 12:41-44
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Only One Test
Shared By: Pastor Brad Henry on Aug 19, 2011
Summary: ONLY ONE TEST For some crazy reason I have one of those migraine headaches this morning that started last night. I tried to pray this morning but couldn’t get past the pain. I spoke to God but more about MY pain instead of your pain. But I knew t...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Evangelical Free
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A Man Once Came To Peter Marshall, Former ...
Shared By: Josh Hunt on Feb 13, 2012
Summary: A man once came to Peter Marshall, former chaplain of the Unites States Senate, with a concern about tithing. “I have a problem,” he said. “I have been tithing for some time. It wasn’t too bad when I was making $20,000 a year; I could afford to give...
Category: Humor
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: Luke 16:13
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A Parable on Tithing
Shared By: Scott Bradford on Apr 25, 2012
Summary: A PARABLE ON TITHING Over the last two years I was scanning in old files so that I didn’t have three file drawers full of sermons and documents. I had some old files of my dad and in them I discovered some great old stories. One was a parable on ...
Category: Humor
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: United Methodist
Scripture: Acts 10:44-48
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The Joy That I Pursue
Shared By: Tim Spear on Dec 4, 2012
Summary: "The joy that I pursue is not the hope of getting rich with things from you. I have not come to you for your things, but for yourself. And this desire I now intensify and demonstrate by giving up things, in the hope of enjoying you more, not things....
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none